7016--- the 6 refers to Low hydrogen/potassium, AC or DC reverse welding current
7018--- the 8 refers to iron powder low hydrogen, AC or DC reverse or straight welding current
Of course the 70 is psi tensile strength in 10,000 pounds 70,000 pounds
1 is for all position welding
7016- General purpose low hydrogen mild and low alloy steel, medium deposition,penetration and slag.
7018-Iron powder-low hydrogen low alloy steel and mild steels where overall quality and reliability are necessary. Very good deposition, medium penetration, medium slag.
from a pocket welding guide by Hobart.
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