Hobart Welding Products
Hobart Brothers is a company with a rich and diverse history. It was incorporated in 1917 by Charles Clarence (C.C.) Hobart, along with his wife, Lou Ella, and their three sons, Edward, Charles, and William. The company began its manufacturing endeavors with a variety of products including generators (Dynamos), metal office furniture, and air compressors. In 1925, it produced its first welder, which started Hobart Brothers on the path to becoming a preeminent company in the welding industry. It also became a prominent supporter of welding education with the establishment of the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology in 1930. The school became a separate non-profit entity in 1940 and has since trained more than 90,000 welders.
In 1937, Hobart Brothers turned to the production of stick electrodes and shortly thereafter, began serving an active role in manufacturing for World War II. It produced more than 100,000 welders and approximately 45,000 generators to support the war effort and received the Army/Navy E Award for excellence for its contribution. In the mid-1940s, Hobart Brothers launched what is now known as Hobart Ground Power after being approached by American Airlines to design a generator specifically to start large aircraft engines.
By 1958, Hobart Brothers turned to the manufacturing of solid wires and then to the development and production of tubular wires in the mid-1960s – both under the Hobart® brand.
Hobart Brothers purchased Tri-Mark® and Corex® in 1986, adding metal-cored wire development to its capabilities. The acquisition of McKay® in 1993 provided hard surfacing and stainless steel filler metal options and the addition of MAXAL in 2011 allowed the company to offer aluminum filler metals.
Hobart Brothers was family-owned and operated until its acquisition by Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in 1996. ITW is a multinational manufacturer of a diversified range of value-adding and short-lead-time industrial products and equipment and is also the parent company of Miller Electric Mfg.
LLC, Bernard, Tregaskiss and Jetline. In May 2013, the company consolidated all of its brands under a single Hobart® brand in order to simplify its filler metal offering and provide a full product line to distributors and end-users. The Hobart brand signifies collaboration, innovation, and expertise, and is a recognized leader in the industry.
Today, Hobart Brothers continue to develop and manufacture Hobart® tubular wires (metal-cored and flux-cored), solid wires, and stick electrodes for distribution across the globe. Each of the products has been carefully formulated to offer the highest quality results, improve productivity for end-users and help reduce operating costs.
Flux Cored Wires
Flux Cored wire using gas as the shielding is available under different classification meeting various needs. These flux cored wires are non-seamless wires but matching the various impact requirements with controlled diffusible hydrogen. Products are available right from E71T1 to E121T5, with both CO2 and Mixed gas combination. To know more refer to the below product catalogue or contact us at
Self Shielded Wires
Where carrying the gas cylinder is a problem and where the welding needs to be done in an open yard or a site, Self-shielded wires are the best solution. Even to meet impact as low as -60deg, Hobart offers products in Self-shielded wires. Self-shielded wires are used mainly where gas shielding is an issue and where the customer is looking for high deposit to weld high thickness weld joints
Megafil Seamless Wire
Exciting new line of filler metals. MEGAFIL® seamless flux- and metal-cored welding wires.
The seamless technology of the MEGAFIL products offers:
1.Extremely low diffusible hydrogen values
2.Welded seam and copper coating aids in little to no moisture pick up
3.Ideal for field applications where climates can be challenging.
4.Copper coating improves feedability and provides optimal current transfer
Metal Cored Wires
Metal-cored wire is a tubular electrode that consists of a metal sheath and a core of various powdered materials, primarily iron. The core of metal-cored wire contributes almost entirely to the deposited weld metal and hence there is literally no slag.
Submerged Arc Wire & amp Flux
Hobart offers the complete range of SAW wire & Flux. Depending on the need flux are available with high basicity, low basicity and neutral fluxes.
Submerged Arc Metal Cored Wire & Amp Flux
Unique product from Hobart is the SAW Metal cored wire & Flux. Similar to that of metal cored wire in Mig, SAW Metal cored wires gives the advantage of getting the welding at much higher speed and guarantees the saving on production cost. As the metal powder is help in achieving the result, it also act as the second shielding and due to this the shielding flux used is of low basicity which helps in easy slag removal and good weldability.
Hobart offers the complete range of solid wires to meet the need of the customer. These are made in USA products and offered in both Spools & Drums
Hobart offers complete range of Welding Electrodes starting from Low Hydrogen electrodes to the high tensile 12018 electrodes. All these comes in TIN packing and gives the H4R classification to meet the low hydrogen inputs.
Hobart offers complete solution for the Hard facing of metals. Hobart consumables are available both in Stick Electrodes and Wires. These hard facing products comes in different hardness to meet the customers expectation. Customised solutions can be offered depending on the application and the need. Our experts can study, understand and offer the best solutions and to know more about this please write to us at email@example.com
Hobart has taken over McKay – USA and made their product base even more stronger. With the McKay take over the Aluminium portfolio has become very strong and today Hobart offers complete range of products in Alumnium in all grades of Industrial and Marine. Also, the product offering is available in Spool, cut length and electrode forms. To get to know more about this product range please write to firstname.lastname@example.org