Electrode reduces frustration caused by electrode sticking, ideal for beginning welders and hobbyists, job shops and farms great for tack or skip welds. Self removing slag. Allows more arc time reduces clean up time. Flat bead contour. Results in excellent weld bead appearance. Good wetting action. Prevents cold laps or undercutting. Reliable starts and restarts. Provides better welds due to no porosity. Very stable arc. Easy to control minimal spatter smooth and quiet.