Hobart Brothers Co. announced its new FabCO 85HXP gas-shielded flux-cored wire. Offering high wire feed speed potential, it increases deposition rates and travel speeds to improve productivity, particularly when welding thick materials from 6 in. to 8 in. The wire is suitable for flat and horizontal welding of earth moving equipment, non-alloyed and fine grain steels, as well as heavy fabrication applications. The wire operates with 100 percent CO2 and has an AWS classification of E70T-5CJ H4. It is offered in 3/32 in. dia. on 50-lb. coils.