Gas mixtures for welding

Typically argon-based gas mixtures with one or two components, shielding gases are used in welding to protect the weld area. We provide welding solutions for small-scale non-professional welding projects and large welding workshops alike.

Always comply with safety instructions for the use of gases. Read safety data sheets and other instructions before using gas.

Argon-carbon dioxide mixtures

Awomix

  • Composition: 8% carbon dioxide + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in Mag welding of non-alloyed and low-alloy steels. For thinner materials.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M20.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (carbon dioxide and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SK-2

  • Composition: 2% carbon dioxide + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in MAG welding of austenitic stainless steels.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M12.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (carbon dioxide and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SK-12

  • Composition: 12% carbon dioxide + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in MAG welding of non-alloyed and low-alloy steels. For thinner materials.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M20.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (carbon dioxide and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SK-18

  • Composition: 18% carbon dioxide + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in MAG welding of non-alloyed and low-alloy steels. For thinner materials.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M21.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (carbon dioxide and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SK-25

  • Composition: 25% carbon dioxide + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in MAG welding of non-alloyed and low-alloy steels. For thicker materials.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M21.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (carbon dioxide and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

Argon-oxygen mixtures

Awodrop

  • Composition: 0.01% oxygen + argon
  • Use: in MAG and TIG welding of aluminium. Shielding gas.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-I1.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (oxygen and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SO-2

  • Composition: 2% oxygen + argon
  • Use: as a shielding gas in MAG welding of low- and high-carbon acid-resistant stainless steels.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M13.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (oxygen and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

Argon-hydrogen mixtures

SH-3

  • Composition: 3% hydrogen + argon
  • Use: in automated and mechanised MAG and TIG welding of CrNi-and high-alloy steels and as a root shielding gas.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-R1.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (hydrogen and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

SH-5

  • Composition: 5% hydrogen + argon
  • Use: in automated and mechanised MAG and TIG welding of CrNi-and high-alloy steels and as a root shielding gas.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-R1.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (hydrogen and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

Other gas mixtures

Ar-He

  • Composition: 30% helium + argon
  • Use: in TIG and MIG welding of high-alloy austenitic and non-austenitic steels, aluminium and copper. Shielding gas.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-I3.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (helium and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

Awolight

  • Composition: 1 % O2 + 30% He + Ar
  • Use: in TIG and MAG welding of high-alloy austenitic and non-austenitic steels, aluminium and copper. Shielding gas.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-M13.
  • UN 1956 COMPRESSED GAS, N.O.S. (helium and argon) 2.2
  • MSDS

Formier

  • Composition: 12% hydrogen + nitrogen
  • Use: as a root shielding gas for non-alloy, low-alloy and high-alloy steels and austenitic stainless steels.
  • SFS-EN ISO 14175-N5.
  • UN 1954 COMPRESSED GAS, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S. (hydrogen and nitrogen) 2.1
  • MSDS