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WIA Austarc 13S Electrodes E6013 2.5mm – 2.5kg – 13S/25


It has a soft and stable arc and produces flat, uniform fillet welds with ease and a self-peeling slag action. Easy to use for less experienced operators.



WIA 13S25 Austarc Electrodes E6013 2.5mm 2.5kg

WIA 13S25 Austarc 13S is a popular blue and white striped mild steel general purpose electrode for welding in down hand and vertical up positions.


Austarc 13S is formulated primarily for fillet welding in all down hand positions. It is ideal for the general purpose and structural welding of sheet and plate steels (galvanized or otherwise) and tubular components, including trailers, duct work, hoppers and storage tanks, etc.

WIA 13S25 Features:

  • General Purpose Rutile Type Electrode
  • Versatile/All Positional (Especially Vertical Up) Capabilities
  • Ideal for Down Hand Fillet Welding of Mild Steel
  • Smooth Performance on Low OCV AC Welding Machines


  • Tubular Sections
  • Trailers
  • Structural Welding of Sheet and Plate Steel Galvanized or Otherwise
  • Storage Tanks
  • Hoppers
  • Duct Work


  • Coating – Blue/White Stripe
  • Tip – Plain
  • Imprint: WIA 4313A


  • AS/NZS 4855-B – E43 13A
  • AWS A5.1: E6013

WIA 13S25 Specifications:

  • Electrode Size: 2.5mm
  • Electrode Length: 300mm
  • Welding Current Range: 60 – 85A (*Recommended for DC +/- or AC (minimum 45 OCV) operation)
  • Arc Voltage Range: 20V
  • Yeild Stress: 450MPa
  • Tensile Strength: 520 MPa
  • Elongation: 26%
  • CVN Impact Values: 60J @ 0ºC
  • Packet Weight: 2.5kg
  • Approx No. of Rods per kg: 64

Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 7 × 4 cm

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