Postle Industries offers tubular hardfacing electrodes for severe abrasion applications and abrasion applications involving high heat or impact. Available in 1/4-in., 3/8-in. and 1/2-in. sizes and six alloy grades, the electrodes can be used in any standard electrode holder at lower currents than conventional electrodes, according to the company. The 1/4-in. electrode can be used at 80 amps and is suitable for out-of-position welding. The flux coating is moisture resistant, does not require special storage conditions and does not flake off when damp.