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ARCAL™ Force

Powerful results
The high-performance gas shielding solution for MAG welding of heavy structures
ARCAL™ Force

Product quality

  • Ar-18% CO2 with controlled oxidation level.
  • Compliant with ISO 14175-M21-ArC-18.
  • Low level of H2O and N2 impurities.

All-purpose MAG welding of carbon steel

  • All position welding.
  • Highly tolerant: oxidized or contaminated surfaces, gaps or mismatches.
  • Suitable for manual and automatic welding, solid or flux cored wire.

Designed for heavy applications

  • Containers, earthmoving equipment, shipyards, etc.

Weld quality

  • Mechanical properties secured with a large, rounded penetration weld shape.
  • Excellent weld bead soundness (X-ray quality).

Savings and productivity

  • Reduction of filler material consumption by low spatter emissions compared to gases with higher CO2 content.


You would like to increase your productivity, simplify the management of your gas supplies and improve the yield of your process or production sites. At the same time, you have to meet higher safety standards in order to conform to regulations and address environmental demands. Air Liquide has a full spectrum of services to meet your needs.