Premium wet welding electrode with excellent characteristics meeting requirements of the AWS D3.6-99 class A standard. The electrode comprises of a special formulated high efficiency rutile flux coating offering a continuous well-shaped bead. The bespoke construction alows for convenient use in both fresh and salt waters and offers an outstanding performance in all positions. Graphite tip for easy strike even with poor visibility. A special coating protects the rutile from absorbing water and moisture.