B&H 7016

A Medium Coated Basic Type Hydrogen Controlled Electrode.

Type Low Hydrogen Electrodes
Size (mm) 2.50, 3.15, 4.00 & 5.00
Application Fabrication & Maintenance


Brand Name Codification
B&H 7016 IS: EB 5426 H2X
AWS: E 7016



A Medium Coated Basic Type Hydrogen Controlled Electrode.


B&H-7016 is a medium coated basic type hydrogen controlled electrode producing a tough and ductile weldmetal.

  • Ease of operation in all positions.
  • Smooth and stable arc which is easy to strike and restrike.
  • Easy deslagging.
  • Finally ripped bead with regular profile.
  • X-ray quality welds.
  • Weldmetal possess excellent mechanical properties and is highly resistant to cracking.


The wide range of materials include carbon steels and cast iron. Some of the applications are boilers, pumps and compressor, offshore drilling rigs & platforms, pressure vessels, earth moving machinery, rotary kiln shells, cast irons etc. Can also be used as buffer layer on hard and work hardened steel, components.

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