QSS 64

Deposits of QSS 64 are similar to high chromium carbide hardfacing alloy. It can be used on components subject to the most severe abrasive wear combined with low to moderate impact. It can also be used where high temperature (1100F) wear resistance is required.


Shovel teeth, blades, ripper shanks, scraper sides, cutters, bucket sides and lips, tillage tools, conveyor screws, augers and auger flights

Welding Parameters
Diameter 0.045″ 1/16
Amperage 150-200 175-300
Voltage 21-28 24-28
Shielding Gas Open arc wire or CO2 Open arc wire or CO2
Wire Extension 1/2″- 3/4″ 1/2″- 1″


Deposit Characteristics
Hardness (two layers) HRC 58-62
Abrasion Resistance Outstanding
Impact Strength Moderate
Retains properties to 1100F
Machinability Grinding only
Thickness 2-3 layers recommended (multiple layers with proper procedures)
Deposit cross check Yes


Deposit Chemistry
C Mn Si Cr Others Fe
5.5 1.0 0.8 18.3 0.3 Balance