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Welding Products

Midway Metals is a distributor of Voestalpine Bohler Welding products in Australia.

Voestalpine Bohler boasts a rich history of stainless steel welding experience dating back to the first ever stainless steel welding trials in Sweden in the 1920s. Today, the company offers a wide range of covered electrodes, flux cored wires and solid wires. The perfect complement to Midway Metals unparalleled stainless steel product and service offering.

Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA) is a flexible method for welding in all positions. Voestalpine Bohler Welding offers a full range of products for stainless steel welding, including stainless steel manual metal arc welding.

Electrode TypeWelding Designation
Martensitic248 SV rutil
Austenitic-Ferritic (duplex)LDX 2101-3D
LDX 2101-4D
2304-3D
2205-2D
2205-3D
2205-4D
2205-PW
2205 basic
2507/P100-3D
2507/P100-4D
2507/P100 rutile
Austenitic Cr-Ni308L/MVR-2D
308L/MVR-3D
308L/MVR-4D
308L/MVR basic
308L/MVR-16
308L/MVR-PW
308L/MVR-VDX
308/308H
308L/MVR-NF
308L/MVR Cryo
308LMo-3D
Stabilised Austenitic Cr-Ni347/MVNb-3D
347/MVNb basic
347/MVNb-16
347/MVNb Bi-free
309Nb-3D
Austenitic Cr-Ni-Mo316L/SKR-2D
316L/SKR-3D
316L/SKR-4D
316L/SKR basic
316L/SKR-16
316L/SKR-PW
316L/SKR-VDX
316/316H
316L/SKR-NF
316L/SKR Cryo
317L/SNR-3D
Avesta SLR
Avesta 16.8.2
Stabilised Austenitic Cr-Ni-Mo318/SKNb-3D
Fully Austenitic254 SFER
904L-3D
904L-PW
383
P54
Fully Austenitic, Nickel BaseP12-R
P13
P625
P16
P10
Heat Resisting309
309Nb-3D
310-3D
253 MA-3D
253 MA-NF
353 MA
P10
Special Types, for Dissimilar Welding, Repair etc.307
309L-3D
309L-4D
309L basic
309L-16
309L Bi-free
P5-2D
P5-3D
P5-4D
P5-PW
P5-VDX
P5 basic
P7
P10

Flux cored arc welding (FCAW) is a flexible welding method that gives high deposition rates. Extremely welder-friendly, it can be used in all welding positions.

Wire TypeWelding Designations
Austenitic Cr-NiFCW-2D 308L/MVR
308L/MVR-PW
308L/MVR Cryo
FCW-2D 308H
Stabilised
austenitic Cr-Ni
FCW-2D 347/MVNb
347/MVNb-PW
Austenitic Cr-Ni-MoFCW-2D 316L/SKR
316L/SKR-PW
316L/SKR Cryo
FCW-2D 317L/SNR
Duplex
(austenitic-ferritic)
FCW-2D LDX 2101
LDX 2101-PW
FCW-2D 2304
2304-PW
FCW-2D 2205
2205-PW
Fully austenitic, Ni-baseP12-PW
Special types, for dissimilar welding, repair etc.FCW-2D 309L
309L-PW
FCW-2D P5
P5-PW

MIG, TIG and submerged arc wire for a wide variety of stainless steels.

Steel TypeMIG / MAG (GMAW)TIG (GTAW)SAW
Martensitic248 SV248 SV248 SV
Austenitic308L-Si/MVR-Si
308L/MVR
308H
347-Si/MVNb-Si

316L-Si/SKR-Si
316L/SKR
318-Si/SKNb-Si

317L/SNR
308L-Si/MVR-Si
308L/MVR
308H
347-Si/MVNb-Si
347/MVNb
316L-Si/SKR-Si
316L/SKR
318-Si/SKNb-Si
Avesta 318/SKNb
317L/SNR

308L/MVR
308H

347/MVNb

316L/SKR

318/SKNb
317L/SNR
Austenitic-FerriticLDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
LDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
LDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
Fully austenitic
904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
P54
254 SFER
904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
P54

904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
Special types307-Si
309L-Si

P5
P7
P10
307-Si
309L-Si
309L
P5
P7
P10


309L
P5
P7
Heat resisting310
253 MA
353 MA
310
253 MA
353 MA

253 MA

Submerged arc welding fluxes for stainless steel wire and strip.

Avesta Welding DesignationProduct Characteristics
Flux 801Neutral, chromium compensated agglomerated general purpose flux
Flux 805Basic, slightly chromium compensated agglomerated flux for high-alloy grades
Flux 807Highly basic, non-chromium compensated flux
Flux 301Agglomerated flux for submerged arc stainless strip cladding

Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA) is a flexible method for welding in all positions. Voestalpine Bohler Welding offers a full range of products for stainless steel welding, including stainless steel manual metal arc welding.

Electrode TypeWelding Designation
Martensitic248 SV rutil
Austenitic-Ferritic (duplex)LDX 2101-3D
LDX 2101-4D
2304-3D
2205-2D
2205-3D
2205-4D
2205-PW
2205 basic
2507/P100-3D
2507/P100-4D
2507/P100 rutile
Austenitic Cr-Ni308L/MVR-2D
308L/MVR-3D
308L/MVR-4D
308L/MVR basic
308L/MVR-16
308L/MVR-PW
308L/MVR-VDX
308/308H
308L/MVR-NF
308L/MVR Cryo
308LMo-3D
Stabilised Austenitic Cr-Ni347/MVNb-3D
347/MVNb basic
347/MVNb-16
347/MVNb Bi-free
309Nb-3D
Austenitic Cr-Ni-Mo316L/SKR-2D
316L/SKR-3D
316L/SKR-4D
316L/SKR basic
316L/SKR-16
316L/SKR-PW
316L/SKR-VDX
316/316H
316L/SKR-NF
316L/SKR Cryo
317L/SNR-3D
Avesta SLR
Avesta 16.8.2
Stabilised Austenitic Cr-Ni-Mo318/SKNb-3D
Fully Austenitic254 SFER
904L-3D
904L-PW
383
P54
Fully Austenitic, Nickel BaseP12-R
P13
P625
P16
P10
Heat Resisting309
309Nb-3D
310-3D
253 MA-3D
253 MA-NF
353 MA
P10
Special Types, for Dissimilar Welding, Repair etc.307
309L-3D
309L-4D
309L basic
309L-16
309L Bi-free
P5-2D
P5-3D
P5-4D
P5-PW
P5-VDX
P5 basic
P7
P10

Flux cored arc welding (FCAW) is a flexible welding method that gives high deposition rates. Extremely welder-friendly, it can be used in all welding positions.

Wire TypeWelding Designations
Austenitic Cr-NiFCW-2D 308L/MVR
308L/MVR-PW
308L/MVR Cryo
FCW-2D 308H
Stabilised
austenitic Cr-Ni
FCW-2D 347/MVNb
347/MVNb-PW
Austenitic Cr-Ni-MoFCW-2D 316L/SKR
316L/SKR-PW
316L/SKR Cryo
FCW-2D 317L/SNR
Duplex
(austenitic-ferritic)
FCW-2D LDX 2101
LDX 2101-PW
FCW-2D 2304
2304-PW
FCW-2D 2205
2205-PW
Fully austenitic, Ni-baseP12-PW
Special types, for dissimilar welding, repair etc.FCW-2D 309L
309L-PW
FCW-2D P5
P5-PW

MIG, TIG and submerged arc wire for a wide variety of stainless steels.

Steel TypeMIG / MAG (GMAW)TIG (GTAW)SAW
Martensitic248 SV248 SV248 SV
Austenitic308L-Si/MVR-Si
308L/MVR
308H
347-Si/MVNb-Si

316L-Si/SKR-Si
316L/SKR
318-Si/SKNb-Si

317L/SNR
308L-Si/MVR-Si
308L/MVR
308H
347-Si/MVNb-Si
347/MVNb
316L-Si/SKR-Si
316L/SKR
318-Si/SKNb-Si
Avesta 318/SKNb
317L/SNR

308L/MVR
308H

347/MVNb

316L/SKR

318/SKNb
317L/SNR
Austenitic-FerriticLDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
LDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
LDX 2101
2304
2205
2507/P100
Fully austenitic
904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
P54
254 SFER
904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
P54

904L
P12
P12-0Nb
P16
Special types307-Si
309L-Si

P5
P7
P10
307-Si
309L-Si
309L
P5
P7
P10


309L
P5
P7
Heat resisting310
253 MA
353 MA
310
253 MA
353 MA

253 MA

Submerged arc welding fluxes for stainless steel wire and strip.

Avesta Welding DesignationProduct Characteristics
Flux 801Neutral, chromium compensated agglomerated general purpose flux
Flux 805Basic, slightly chromium compensated agglomerated flux for high-alloy grades
Flux 807Highly basic, non-chromium compensated flux
Flux 301Agglomerated flux for submerged arc stainless strip cladding