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A multipurpose rutile range

A wide range of rutile electrode for different application for unalloyed steel up to 360 Mpa yield strength and max. 0.20% of carbon.

Product Advantages

✔ OVERCORD electrodes are chosen due to it‘s welding behaviour.
✔ Suited for less trained welders.
✔ Don’t require a re-baking prior to welding.
✔ OVERCORD electrodes slag is self-detaching.

Choose the right OVERCORD depending on your application.

Rutile electrodes can be selected for different applications and aspects. These criteria are:

  • bead aspect,
  • vertical down weldability,
  • unclean workpiece,
  • re-striking (for tacking and short bead),
  • gap preparation.

Choose the right overcord based on your needs.


  Bead aspect
(horizontal fillet welds)
Vertical down
Suitable for poorly
cleaned workpieces, unavoidable
of paint, rust, zinc
(tacking, short beads)
Gap bridging
(mounting, poorly
prepared joint
OVERCORD Not recommended Highly recommended Highly recommended Very good Good
OVERCORD E Good Not applicable Not applicable Highly recommended Good
OVERCORD R    Good Not applicable Not applicable Very good Not recommended
R 10
Highly recommended Very good Not recommended Good Good
R 12
Good Very good Very good Very good Very good
R 92
Good Highly recommended Very good Very good Very good
OVERCORD RD Highly recommended Not applicable Not applicable Highly recommended Not recommended
OVERCORD Z Good Good Very good Good Very good

Why choose us?

  • 01


    With a comprehensive Local Customer Support, Oerlikon will facilitate the management of your installations anywhere, anytime, allowing you to benefit from the advice and trainings of our specialists.

  • 02


    Our 4 research and development centers facilitate the rapid transfer and implementation of important products innovations through the whole Oerlikon network.

  • 03

    Customer focus

    Oerlikon supplies customized solutions through performance and innovation, to meet stringent specifications and increasing demands for enhanced welding productivity.