The S-5 series was originally developed by Hughes as weld type ESQ series parallel gap electrode that allows the end user to set the gap width using the weld head. The tips are welded to the shank. This series was originally designed for use in the Hughes VTA-90 or 96 weld heads, but may fit other similar weld heads as well. Custom materials are available. Contact the factory for assistance at (870)-269-4367.
Understanding AIT part numbers is very simple. Various dimensions on the drawing are represented by letters, which correspond to values in the part number. The beginning of the part number establishes the electrode series and material, followed by various dimensions. For example, part number S-5-M-A.005B.0025C.020D20 is a molybdenum electrode with an A dimension of .005 . You can request a quote by filling in dimensions below in the custom part number and indicating the quantity you wish to have quoted in the comments section. Or you can request a quote for a standard part number in the list below by entering a quantity in the box next to the desired part number. Equivalent Hughes and Avio part numbers are listed below cross referenced to AIT part numbers.