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AWS ENiCrFe-2 (W86133) Weld Metal

AWS ENiCrFe-2 is a nickel-based filler metal for welding. Cited properties are appropriate for the as-welded condition. ENiCrFe-2 is the AWS designation for this material. W86133 is the UNS number. It has a moderately high tensile strength among the nickel-based welding fillers in the database.

The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare AWS ENiCrFe-2 to: nickel-based welding fillers (top), all nickel alloys (middle), and the entire database (bottom). A full bar means this is the highest value in the relevant set. A half-full bar means it's 50% of the highest, and so on.

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

190 GPa 28 x 106 psi

Elongation at Break

28 %

Poisson's Ratio

0.3

Shear Modulus

74 GPa 11 x 106 psi

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

790 MPa 110 x 103 psi

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion

310 J/g

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

1390 °C 2540 °F

Melting Onset (Solidus)

1350 °C 2450 °F

Specific Heat Capacity

450 J/kg-K 0.11 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Expansion

12 µm/m-K

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price

65 % relative

Density

8.5 g/cm3 530 lb/ft3

Embodied Carbon

11 kg CO2/kg material

Embodied Energy

160 MJ/kg 68 x 103 BTU/lb

Embodied Water

260 L/kg 31 gal/lb

Common Calculations

Stiffness to Weight: Axial

13 points

Stiffness to Weight: Bending

23 points

Strength to Weight: Axial

26 points

Strength to Weight: Bending

22 points

Thermal Shock Resistance

24 points

Alloy Composition

Nickel (Ni) 62 to 85
Chromium (Cr) 13 to 17
Iron (Fe) 0 to 12
Manganese (Mn) 1.0 to 3.5
Niobium (Nb) 0.5 to 4.0
Molybdenum (Mo) 0.5 to 2.5
Silicon (Si) 0 to 0.75
Copper (Cu) 0 to 0.5
Cobalt (Co) 0 to 0.12
Carbon (C) 0 to 0.1
Phosphorus (P) 0 to 0.030
Sulfur (S) 0 to 0.020
Residuals 0 to 0.5

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

Followup Questions

Similar Alloys

Further Reading

AWS A5.11: Specification for Nickel and Nickel Alloy Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding