Postalloy® DuraBuild™ 2993-SA

Postalloy® DuraBuild™ 2993-SA is a non-cracking low alloy tubular welding wire for submerged-arc welding. Provides a medium hardness martensitic steel deposit with good metal-to-metal wear and moderate abrasion resistance. The deposit has good metal-to-metal wear characteristics. Multiple layers can be applied crack-free. For use on carbon and alloy steels.


Product Type

  • Submerged Arc Wire


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Weld Deposit Properties

2 and 3 layers 41-44Rc
Preheat may be required for certain low alloy, higher carbon steels
Deposits can be flame-cut

Welding Parameters

Current Type: DC Electrode Positive

Volts Amps Diameter Stick Out
26-30 400-500 1/8" (3.2mm) 11⁄4"-11⁄2"(33-38mm)
29-32 425-540 5/32" (4.0mm) 11⁄4"-11⁄2"(33-38mm)

Welding Procedure:

Flux: Neutral

Position: Flat

Packaging Options

Diameter Standard Packaging
1/8" (3.2mm) 500 lb (226.80 kg) drum
5/32" (4.0mm) 500 lb (226.80 kg) drum