We are the largest stockists of welding wire in NZ and import our products from the best welding wire manufacturing plants in the world - bar none.

Our Metal Cored Wires from Kobelco Welding (KW) and Nippon Steel and Sumikin Welding (NSSW) of Japan are the best performing welding wires available in NZ  and represent our emphasis on providing the latest technology products sourced internationally. Japan, as a narrow, coastal country in the Pacific "Ring of Fire," faces very similar seismic and weathering challenges to NZ and has invested heavily in R & D to minimise the effects of these.  Seismic grade flux cored welding wires have become particularly important in structural fabrication in NZ today. 

We are the sole authorised distributor for KW, NSSW and Chosun welding wires. In addition, NSSW's and KW's top performing metal cored wires are only made available to selected distributors in a limited number of countries, helping to keep New Zealand in the group at the forefront of welding knowledge and expertise.

Choosing the right welding wire for the job is crucial for maximising productivity and reducing costs, in fact, it is probably the single most important decision you will make during the welding process. 

As an example, when we recommended a trial of KW's MXA-70C6LF to a major customer already using a top quality flux-cored wire, the result was a saving in time and labour costs of 40%! Paying a little more for the most efficient welding wire meant happy welders and a substantially better bottom line for the company.

Take the time to ask us about the latest developments in welding wire products, you may be surprised at the cost savings you can make simply by using a more efficient, faster, cleaner welding wire.

View our range of welding wires; solid MIG wires, flux cored and metal cored wires and call us for more information and expert technical advice.

Whatever you need, we will be able to help.

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AWS : A5.20 E71T-1C

SF1 is an all-positional, seamless flux cored wire with a high deposition rate, easy and clean to weld.

Superior Japanese quality.

Suitable for welding mild steel and 490MPa high tensile strength steel for machinery, non-seismic structures, etc.

Available in 1.2mm and 1.4mm diameter.


AWS : A5.36 E71T1-C1A2-CS1     

ISO : 17632-A: T42 2 Z P C 1 H5

Nippon SF1e is an all-positional, seamless, copper-coated flux cored welding wire manufactured in Japan to exacting high standards.

One of the best, if not the best, wires for structural fabrication, ship building, bridges, etc. 


AWS : A5.22  E309LMoTo-1/4

ISO : 17633-A T 23 12 2 L R C/M 3

 Flux cored mig wire for welding stainless or dissimilar metals.

Kobe DW309MoL is very stable with a spatter free arc, high quality weld appearance and self-releasing slag.

AWS : 5.22 E316LT0-1/-4

ISO : 17633-A T 19 12 3 L R C/M 3

Kobe DW316L is a highly recommended flux cored wire for welding stainless steel, can be used with CO2 or Argon CO2 mix. 

Noted for very stable, spatter free arcs producing bright, smooth weld bead surfaces and self releasing slag.

KOBE DW50 1.2MM (15KG)

AWS : A5.20 E71T-1C/1M, -9C/9M

ISO : 17632-A - T 42 2 P C/M 1 H5

Kobe DW-50 is a seismic grade 3, all-positional, flux cored wire great for out-of-position work in structural fabrication.

Versatile, easy to use, suitable for use with high currents with both CO2 and mixed gases.

Also very good on galvanised steel.

KOBE DW100 1.2MM (20KG)

AWS : A5.20 E71T-1C

ISO : 17632-A: T42 0 P C 1 H10

Japanese precision layer wound, titania type flux cored wire suitable for all-positional welding. 

DW100 is a superb wire for out-of-position work, smooth and buttery, and the stable arc makes it a forgiving wire.

CHOSUN CSF-309MOL 1.2MM (12.5KG)

AWS : A5.22 E309LT0(1)-1/-4

Quality flux cored wire for welding 309 stainless steel and dissimilar metals made in Korea. 

CSF-309MoL(P) is suitable for welding of 22%Cr-12%Ni-2%Mo steel and heat resistant steel and dissimilar joints such as a stainless steel to carbon steel of low alloy steel.

Also suitable for under layer welding of stainless steel on carbon steel.

CHOSUN CSF-316L 1.2MM (12.5KG)

AWS : A5.22 E316LT0(1)-1/-4

ISO 17633-A T 19 12 3 L R C1[M21] 3
ISO 17633-B TS 316L-F C1[M21] 0

Flux-cored wire suitable for welding of low carbon 18%Cr-12%Ni-2%Mo stainless steel.

Fillet, all-positional welding, CO2 gas.

CHOSUN CSF-600H 1.2MM (20KG)
CHO CSF-600H12

 Flux cored wire for hard-facing in high wear applications


AWS : E71T-1C, -M

ISO : 17632-A: T42 0 P C[M] 1 H10

All-positional flux cored wire suitable for butt, fillet welding of mild steel and high tensile strength steels in structural work.


AWS : 5.20 E71T-9C          

ISO : 17632-A: T46 3 P C 1

Seismic Grade 3 and all-positional, flux cored wire designed for butt and fillet welding high strength and low temperature steels, particularly for structural work.

AWS : A5.20 E71T

Good wire for home or small workshops, available in 0.6 - 0.9mm diameter.

All positional, self-shielding (gasless), and  easy to use.

Nippon NSSW wire

AWS : A5.36 E81T9-C1A8-Ni1-H4

ISO : 17632-A; T42 4 Z M M 1 H5

Seamless metal cored wire for welding flat butt and fillet joints.

Excellent usability

Impact toughness at low temperature down to -40 deg.

Seismic Grade 3.

KOBE MX-A70C6LF 1.2MM (20KG)

AWS : A5.18 E70C-6M

ISO : 17632-A: T42 3 M M 3 H5

Seismic Grade 3, ideal for welding medium to thick plate joints with maximum efficiency.

Excellent usability.

KOBE MX100T 1.2MM (20KG)

AWS : A5.18 E70C-6C/6M

ISO : 17632-A: T42 2 M C/M1 H5

Best choice for all-position welding of mild steel and 490 N/mm2 high tensile steel with thin sections, very low amps, no burn-through.

CIGWELD 5356 ALU 0.9MM (7KG)
AWS : A5.10  ER5356
AS/NZS ISO : 18273  S Al 5356  

Both the 0.9mm and 1.0mm variants are available in 7kg spools.

AWS A5.18: ER70S-6

AS/NZS 14341:  B G 49A 3U C1/M21/M24 S6


The variants available in 1 and 5 kg spools. Ideal for tradesmen or home use.

TEC 535608LB
TEC 535608LB

All variants are available in 450g/1lb spools. Ideal for tradesmen or home use.


Available in 0.9mm, 4.5kg spools.

TECHNIWELD 316L 0.9MM (4.5KG/10LB)
AWS 5.9 E316L

Stainless steel, 0.9mm available in 4.5kg or 15kg spools.


AWS A5.22 R309LT1-5


AWS :A5.22 R316LT1-5



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