Railcar

Keep Your Operation On Track: Hobart® Filler Metals Support Your Railcar Fabrication Needs.

Longevity. Efficiency. Building a railcar requires materials that withstand the elements. Hobart® ensures your materials are formulated with the right elements. To guarantee you meet your customer’s needs, you need filler metals that you can count on: Hobart® filler metals.

Your welders work hard – Make their job easier with versatile, efficient filler metals.

Quality and efficiency is key to producing effective railcars, so make sure you have the right material for your projects. Choose the best Hobart filler metal from our inventory of materials for every application. We’ll work together to ensure you have the right materials to deliver the quality your customer expects, just like we did for FreightCar America.


It’s the tie that binds LONGEVITY + EFFICIENCY

FreightCar America relies on Hobart® filler metals to deliver quality and efficiency. See why they trust Hobart filler metals to help them maximize their resources and meet customer demands.

Railcar Manufacturer Gains Quality and Productivity Improvements with Metal-Cored Wire
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  • Railcar Manufacturer Saves Time and Money, Simplifies Welding Operator Training with Change to Hobart Wire

    Railcar Manufacturer Saves Time and Money, Simplifies Welding Operator Training with Change to Hobart Wire

    Learn about how FreightCar America addressed wire-caused quality issues by switching to Hobart wires for their railcar projects. Learn why.

  • Weldall Manufacturing Reduces Weld Cracking, Improves Productivity with Switch to Gas-Shielded Flux-Cored Wire

    Weldall Manufacturing Reduces Weld Cracking, Improves Productivity with Switch to Gas-Shielded Flux-Cored Wire

    Read about how this Waukesha-based metal fabrication and processing manufacturer was able to pass productivity, quality and cost savings to their customers. Learn how.

  • Enhanced FabCO Triple 7 Wire Offers Expanded Mechanical Properties

    Enhanced FabCO Triple 7 Wire Offers Expanded Mechanical Properties

    Explore how this enhanced wire meets the requirements for an AWS E71T-9 C/M H8 classification, making the Triple 7 ideal for achieving versatility in manufacturing, construction, fabrication, ship, railcar and structural steel applications. More Info.

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Hobart FabCO Triple 7

FabCO® Triple 7

AWS: A5.20: E71T-1C/M H8, E71T-9C/M H8 A5.29: E81T1-GC/-GM H8

Intended for single and multiple pass applications in all positions. Designed for carbon and higher strength steels.

Hobart FabCO Excel-Arc 71

FabCO® Excel-Arc™ 71

AWS: A5.20: E71T-1C/M H8, E71T-9C/M H8

All position wire for both CO2 and mixed gas. For mild and low alloy steel applications.

Hobart FabCO Element 71T1C

FabCO® Element™ 71T1C

AWS: A5.20: E71T-1C/-9C/-12C H8

Engineered as a low Manganese (Mn) E71T-1C product to provide conformance to OSHA requirements and NIOSH and ACGIH recommendations for Manganese. FabCO Element 71T1C provides reductions of Mn in the weld fume of 60-80% over a standard E71T-1C product with low diffusible hydrogen as well as enhanced operator appeal and excellent out of positional capability.

Hobart FabCO Element 81K2C

FabCO® Element™ 81K2C

AWS: A5.29: E81T1-GC H8

Designed as a low Manganese (Mn) replacement for E81T1-K2C products. Meets all requirements of E81T1-K2C classification except for the minimum Mn requirement. This product offers reductions of Mn in the weld fume of 60-80% over a standard E81T1-K2C with low diffusible hydrogen as well as enhanced operator appeal and excellent out of positional capability.

Hobart FabCOR 86R

FabCOR® 86R

AWS: A5.18: E70C-6M H4

Higher deoxidization elements allow this metal cored wire to have more tolerance for mill scale welding applications

Hobart FabCOR Edge XP

FabCOR® Edge™ XP

AWS: A5.18: E70C-6M H4; A5.28: E80C-G H4

FabCOR Edge XP is a premium gas-shielded metal cored wired that offers X-CEPTIONAL Performance and Productivity. FabCOR Edge XP delivers the high deposition rates and low spatter you expect from a metal-cored wire, plus excellent weld pool fluidity and balanced arc characteristics from which welders of all skill levels can benefit. FabCOR Edge XP’s best-in-class silicon gathering and weld bead contouring help you do great work—and more of it—in less time.

Hobart FabCO TR70

FabCO® TR-70

AWS: A5.20: E70T-1C H8/-9C H8

This wire has low smoke, spatter and excellent operator appeal For mild and some low alloy steels.

Hobart FabCO RXR

FabCO® RXR

AWS: A5.20: E70T-1C/-9C

RXR is an E70T-1 wire that has a higher level of de-oxidizing elements to handle mill scale, rust and other contaminants.