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POSTALLOY®
FrogTuff-FCO
Description
RR Frog
RR Frog
POSTALLOY® FrogTuff-FCO is a high alloy austenitic manganese steel open-arc welding wire for joining, build-up or hardfacing. Produces high-strength, crack resistant deposits that are tough, ductile and work-harden rapidly. The high yield strength reduces mushrooming from impact.
Specifications
Product Type
Wire: Flux-cored, Open-arc

Weld Deposit Properties
Tensile Strength
135,000psi
Yield Strength
90,000psi
Elongation
30%
Hardness as deposited
20Rc
Work-hardens up to:
45-55Rc
Deposits can be flame-cut
Cannot be machined

Applications
Railroad frogs
Manganese crossovers

POSTALLOY® FrogTuff-FCO    Welding Parameters
Current: Use DC Reverse Polarity and Globular Metal Transfer
Diameter
Amps
Volts
Stick Out
1/16" (1.6mm)
150-300
23-28
1"-1¼"(25-32mm)
5/64" (2.0mm)
220-290
24-29
1"-1½"(25-38mm)

Welding Procedure
Please consult our Railroad Track Procedure Manual
Alternative Electrode: Postalloy® FrogTuff


Packaging Options
Diameter
Standard Packaging
Special Packaging Available
1/16" (1.6mm)
25 lb spool
55 lb coil, 110 lb drum, 220 lb drum
5/64" (2.0mm)
25 lb spool
55 lb coil, 110 lb drum, 220 lb drum