||A low cost grade limited to 1/2 inch thickness, used occasionally for non-demanding applications.
The following are suggested consumables for arc welding processes for 0.476 - 1.27 cm (3/16 - 1/2 in.) thicknesses. For Manual Shielded Metal-Arc (AWS A5.5) use Low Hydrogen Electrodes E60xx, and E70xx. For Submerged Arc (AWS A5.23) use F6x-Exxx, and F7x-Exxx. For Gas Metal-Arc (AWS A5.28) use ER70S-x. For Flux Cored-Arc (AWS A5.29) use E6xT-x, and E7xT-x except -2, -3, -10, or -GS.
Information provided by Bethlehem Steel CorporationData published in 1997. Bethlehem Steel in no longer in business.