Arcair® DC copperclad flat arc gouging electrode features a blend of carbon and graphite and offers good metal removal rates. Electrode is designed to use for close tolerance metal removal. Excellent arc stability. Superior metal removal rates. Resistance to breakage. Heat and oxidation. Specially designed for close tolerance metal removal. It is used for creating u-grooves for weld joint, removing old welds, gouging out cracks, cleaning and repairing castings and rough machining.