Welding Consumable Inserts

VBC Group are able to offer a wide range of cross-sectioned profiled root bead weld wire where a fully penetrated weld joint is critical such as in submarine and power boiler pressure piping fabrication.
Inserts can be manufactured from a wide range of alloys, such as:

  • Nickel (Inconel 625),
  • Stainless (308L, 316L and 347),
  • Structural and creep resistant steels (MS-1, IN 515 and IN 521),
  • Cupro-nickels (IN 813 and IN 67),
  • and Monels (IN 816 and IN 60)

Insert profiles are commonly reference as Class 1 A Shape or Class 5 K Shape, and can be supplied in different styles A, B or C depending upon whether your requirement is for coil, over-lapping preformed rings or butted preformed rings respectively.
Typical insert wire diameters are 2.4mm, 3.2mm and 4.0mm. Inserts made from customer supplied raw material can also be produced.