Product information

This product supersedes product no: 597526

Unitor MS-W-201 Selfshield is a selfshielded welding wire designed for the welding of mild steel where superior weld metal mechanical properties are required.

It has all position welding capabilities, including the 3G vertical up and vertical down positions. Unitor MS-W-201 Selfshield has good arc action and low spatter for excellent operator appeal. Slag rremoval is very good with minimal slag sticking.


  • Can be used for thin as well as heavier sheets
  • Incorporates flux inside wire
  • All welding positions including 3G vertical up and down positions


  • Wide range of general welding application onboard
  • Good weldability, low spatter and easy slag removal for high productivity welding
  • Superior weld metal mechanical properties for good quality welding
  • No need for shielding gas cylinder



Product name Product number AWS Diameter [mm] Voltage [V] Weight [kg] Wire Speed (m/min)
MS-W-201 SELFSHIELDWIRE 0,8MM 4.5KG 160100 (supersedes 597526) A5.20: E71T-GS 0.8 20 4.5 12
MS-W-203 SELFSHIELD 722228 A5.36M: E71T11-AZ-CS3-H8 1.2 24 5.0 8

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)