Tradeweld nickel cast 99ENi-CI is basic, graphite coated electrode for the repair and maintenance of a wide range of cast iron components, It produces a soft stable arc with minimal penetration and splatter. It is very tolerant to parent metal contaminants such as oil and dirt. The ductile Nickel based weld deposit is readily machinable with good colour match to most cast irons. Applications of the Tradecast 99 include the repair and reclamation of engine blocks cylinder heads differential housings, gear boxes, pump and machine housings and pulleys etc. in some applications Tradecast 99 has a good "wetting"action due to the high nickel weld deposit.