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AWS J1.2M/J1.2:2016

Guide to Installation and Maintenance of Resistance Welding Machines

Published by: 2016-08-04 / 2016-08-04 / 44 pages
This guide provides general instructions for the installation, operation, and maintenance of common types of resistance
welding equipment. Generic preventative maintenance schedules and equipment troubleshooting recommendations are
provided as an overview of common weld qualification techniques and corrective actions to common weld conditions.

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AWS B1.10M/B1.10:2016

Guide for the Nondestructive Examination of Welds

Published by: 2016-08-29 / 2016-08-29 / 74 pages
This guide acquaints the user with the nondestructive examination methods commonly used to examine weldments. The standard also addresses which method best detects various types of discontinuities. The methods included are visual, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, radiographic, ultrasonic, electromagnetic (eddy current), and leak testing.

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AWS D1.8/D1.8M:2016

Structural Welding Code – Seismic Supplement

Published by: 2016-08-03 / 2016-08-03 / 138 pages
This code supplements the requirements of AWS D1.1/D1.1M, Structural Welding Code–Steel. This code is intended
to be applicable to welded joints in Seismic Force Resisting Systems designed in accordance with the AISC Seismic
Provisions. Clauses 1–7 constitute a body of rules for the regulation of welding in Seismic Force Resisting Systems.
There are seven mandatory annexes in this code. A commentary of the code is included with the document.

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AWS G1.10M:2016

Guide for the Evaluation of Thermoplastic Welds

Published by: 2016-09-15 / 2016-09-15 / 62 pages
This standard lists and describes flaws and defects in hot gas, hot gas extrusion, heated tool butt fusion, socket fusion, electrofusion, and flow fusion welded joints in thermoplastics. Its intent is to make possible a generally valid evaluation giving consideration to graded quality requirements. This standard encompasses the classification, requirements, testing, evaluation, and acceptance of the welds. Details in recording engineering data are described. Tables illustrating cracks, voids, solid inclusions, lack of fusion, flaws and defects of shape, and other flaws and defects in thermoplastic welds are included. Flaw and defect features with descriptions and illustrations are compiled into tables to aid in the evaluation of welds.

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AWS C2.20/C2.20M:2016

Specification for Thermal Spraying Zinc Anodes on Steel Reinforced Concrete

Published by: 2016-09-15 / 2016-09-15 / 48 pages
This AWS standard is a specification for thermal spraying zinc anodes on steel reinforced concrete. This standard is formatted as an industrial process instruction. The scope includes: job description, safety, pass/fail job reference standards, feedstock materials, equipment, a step-by-step process instruction for surface preparation, thermal spraying, and quality control. There are five annexes, including job control record and portable adhesion testing.

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AWS EWH-INDEX-I-XIV

Effects of Welding on Health, Index – I through XIV

American Welding Society / 01-Oct-2012 / 62 pages

This index was prepared for the Safety and Health Committee of the American Welding Society to provide key-word search capability for the series Effects of Welding on Health, Volumes I through XIV. These works review and evaluate research conducted throughout the world on the potential health effects associated with physical and chemical hazards produced by different welding processes.

The first volume covered research published before 1978, while the latter thirteen covered the time periods between 1978 and 2005 (the last volume also included an appendix with short summaries of articles on the effects of welding on human health published between 2006 and 2009).

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ANSI/AWS G2.3M/G2.3:2012

Guide for Joining of Solid Solution Austenitic Stainless Steels

American Welding Society / 16-Oct-2012 / 108 pages

This guide presents a description of wrought solid solution austenitic stainless steels and the processes and procedures that can be used for the joining of these materials.

This standard discusses the welding processes and welding parameters, qualifications, inspection and repair methods, cleaning, and safety considerations. Practical information has been included in the form of figures, tables, and graphs that should prove useful in determining capabilities and limitations in the joining of austenitic stainless steels.

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ANSI/AWS A5.10/A5.10M:2012 (ISO 18273:2004 MOD)

Specification for Bare Aluminum-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods

American Welding Society / 04-Oct-2012 / 46 pages

This specification prescribes requirements for the classification of bare, wrought and cast aluminum-alloy electrodes and rods for use with the gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, oxyfuel gas, and plasma arc welding processes.

This specification makes use of both U.S. Customary Units and the International System of Units (SI). Since these are not equivalent, each system must be used independently of the other.

Keywords:
bare aluminum, filler metal, aluminum electrodes, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, cast aluminum alloyes, oxyfuel gas welding, plasma arc welding, classification, specification

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ANSI/AWS A2.4:2012

Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, Nondestructive Examination

American Welding Society / 01-Jan-2012 / 152 pages

This standard presents a system for indicating
welding, brazing, and nondestructive examination requirements.

The system includes provisions for the graphical
representation of welds, brazes, and nondestructive examination
methods with conventions for specifying, at a
minimum, the location and extent of their application.
Optional elements and supplementary symbols provide a
means for specifying additional requirements.

The figures included with the text are intended to show
how the correct format and applications of symbols may
be used to convey welding, brazing, and nondestructive
examination information. They are not intended to represent
recommended welding, brazing, nondestructive
examination, or design practice.

The clause addressing brazing uses the same symbols
that are used for welding. The clause on nondestructive
examination symbols establishes the symbols to be used
on drawings to specify nondestructive examination for
determining the suitability of components. The nondestructive
examination symbols included in this standard
represent nondestructive examination methods as discussed
in the latest edition of AWS B1.10M/B1.10,
Guide for the Nondestructive Examination of Welds. Definitions
and the details for the use of the various nondestructive
examination methods are found in AWS
B1.10M/B1.10.

The limitations included in specifications and codes are
also beyond the scope of this standard.

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ANSI/AWS A5.22/A5.22M:2012

Specification For Stainless Steel Flux Cored and Metal Cored Welding Electrodes and Rods

Edition: 5th
American Welding Society / 17-Jan-2012 /

welding, flux cored stainless steel rods for root pass welding with the gas tungsten arc process, and metal cored stainless
steel electrodes for gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, plasma arc welding, submerged arc welding, and
any other process to which they may be applied.

The chromium content of undiluted weld metal from these electrodes and rods is not less than 10.5% nominal and the
iron content exceeds that of any other element. For purposes of classification, the iron content shall be derived as the balance
element when all other elements are considered to be set at their specified minimum values.

Safety and health issues are beyond the scope of this standard and, therefore, are not fully addressed herein. Some safety
and health information can be found in Annex Clauses A5 and A10. Safety and health information is available from
other sources, including, but not limited to, ANSI Z49.1, Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes, and applicable
state and federal regulations.

This specification uses both U.S. Customary Units and the International System of Units (SI). The measurements are not
exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other without combining in any way when
referring to material properties. The specification with the designation A5.22 uses U.S. Customary Units. The specification
A5.22M uses SI Units. The latter are shown within brackets ([ ]) or in appropriate columns in tables. Standard
dimensions based on either system may be used for sizing of filler metals or packaging or both under A5.22 or A5.22M
specifications.

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