Filler for Ducati "ALS 450" Alloy?

Hi all,
I have to weld a broken footpeg mounting tab on a
Ducati 996 motorcycle. The frame is made of steel
alloy that Ducati calls "ALS 450." What filler rod,
I wonder, should I be using?
I haven't found any references to ALS 450 outside
of Ducati brochures, so I assume it's a marketing
term like "Retsyn."
I would guess the frame is 4130, but that's just a
guess. Does anyone know for sure?
Regards
-TR
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T R
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and buy some ER80S-B2.
Great stuff for welding 4130.
I have fixed a few Ducati frames as well. I used Hastelloy W filler at the time. The stuff never broke.
Hastelloy W is great when you have to fix other peoples' bad welds. It just flows in a floats all the crap out.
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Ernie Leimkuhler

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