anybody weld 416r stainless steel?

I have a customer who wants an assembly made from 416r welded. Everything I can find says not to weld it. Has anybody here done it? and with good results? The part will be heat treated after welding. Thanks, Eric R Snow

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Eric R Snow
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I would Try Asking in sci.engr.joining.welding

Someone there should be able to help you out

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416R is not generally recommended for welding as porosity results where sulfur (or selenium) is introduced

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416R ?

What is it about that alloy that is so necessary. Why not a 17-4 PH or a 430, which are weldable?

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Ernie Leimkuhler

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