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Wire-Balm PROTEC WLS04.3

Wire-Balm PROTEC WLS04.3 to coat wire electrodes

Contact lubricant to coat wire electrodes at wire factories

  • PROTEC WLS04.3 is a contact lubricant to coat wire electrodes as a finish during the production process
  • Suitable for all wire types, except aluminium
  • Removes drawing agent residue and cleans the wire (purification)
  • Ensures improved and constant friction values
  • Improves current transfer
  • Forms a protective layer against corrosion and oxidation


  • Perfect precision layer coil winding and protected wire finish
  • Stable process even with difficult feeding radius
  • Stable arc with proper ignition


  • Clean wire with ideal supply characteristics
  • Process safety in processing:
    stable arc with optimised ignition and reduced spatter output
  • Improved layered coiling and barrel finish

Customer benefits

  • Increased productivity and quality in wire production
  • Increased processing productivity
  • Longer service life of wear parts, e.g. liner and contact tip


Coat wire with PROTEC WLS04 after polishing.

We recommend tandem processes: immediately after application, wipe off detached contamination and excess quantities.


  • Effective ingredient type: Ester oil – fluid with tensioactive inhibitors
  • Density (20°C): 0.88 g/ml
  • Viscosity (20 ℃): 4.0 mm²/s
  • Flash point: 100°C
  • Pour point: -8°C
  • pH value: n. a.
  • Shelf life: At minimum 12 months
  • Safety data sheet no. 05Ds3
  • 10 litre cannister, ID no. W002.010
  • 200 litre drum, ID no. W002.200


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