We noticed you’re not on the correct regional site. Switch to our AMERICAS site for the best experience.
  • AWS A5.5/A5.5M : 2014

    Current The latest, up-to-date edition.
    Add to Watchlist
    This Standard has been added successfully to your Watchlist.
    Please visit My Watchlist to see all standards that you are watching.
    Please log in or to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    We could not add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please retry or contact support for assistance.
    You need to be logged in to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please log in now or create an account to add.
    You already added this Product in the Watchlist.

    SPECIFICATION FOR LOW-ALLOY STEEL ELECTRODES FOR SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING

    Available format(s): 

    Language(s): 

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  American Welding Society

    Add to Watchlist

    Sorry this product is not available in your region.

    Add To Cart

    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Personnel
    Foreword
    List of Tables
    List of Figures
    1. Scope
    2. Normative References
    3. Classification
    4. Acceptance
    5. Certification
    6. Rounding Procedure
    7. Summary of Tests
    8. Retest
    9. Weld Test Assemblies
    10. Chemical Analysis
    11. Radiographic Test
    12. Tension Test
    13. Impact Test
    14. Fillet Weld Test
    15. Moisture Test
    16. Absorbed Moisture Test
    17. Diffusible Hydrogen Test
    18. Method of Manufacture
    19. Standard Sizes and Lengths
    20. Core Wire and Covering
    21. Exposed Core
    22. Electrode Identification
    23. Packaging
    24. Marking of Packages
    Annex A (Informative) - Guide to AWS Specification for
            Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal
            Arc Welding
    Annex B (Informative) - Guidelines for Preparation of
            Technical Inquiries for AWS Technical Committees
    AWS Filler Metal Specifications by Material and Welding
    Process
    AWS Filler Metal Specifications and Related Documents

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines requirements for the classification of low-alloy steel electrodes for shielded metal arc welding of carbon and low-alloy steels.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee A5
    Development Note Supersedes AWS A5.5. (07/2006)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher American Welding Society
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AWS D3.6M : 2010 UNDERWATER WELDING CODE
    UNI EN 4632-003 : 2011 AEROSPACE SERIES - WELDABILITY AND BRAZEABILITY OF MATERIALS IN AEROSPACE CONSTRUCTIONS - PART 003: WELDING AND BRAZING OF HOMOGENEOUS ASSEMBLIES OF UNALLOYED AND LOW ALLOY STEELS
    API 1104 RUSSIAN : 2013 WELDING OF PIPELINES AND RELATED FACILITIES
    AWS D14.9/D14.9M : 2013 SPECIFICATION FOR THE WELDING OF HYDRAULIC CYLINDERS
    AWS D15.1/D15.1M : 2012 RAILROAD WELDING SPECIFICATION FOR CARS AND LOCOMOTIVES
    AWS D1.4/D1.4M : 2011 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE - REINFORCING STEEL
    AWS D1.5M/D1.5 : 2015 BRIDGE WELDING CODE
    ASTM A 217/A217M : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Martensitic Stainless and Alloy, for Pressure-Containing Parts, Suitable for High-Temperature Service
    ASCE 9 91 : 1991 STANDARD PRACTICE FOR CONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTION OF COMPOSITE SLABS
    W59-13 Welded steel construction (metal arc welding)
    API STD 1104 SPANISH : 2013 WELDING OF PIPELINES AND RELATED FACILITIES
    AWS D14.3/D14.3M : 2010 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING EARTHMOVING, CONSTRUCTION, AND AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT
    AWS WHC4.01 : 0 MATERIALS AND APPLICATION - PART 1 - WELDING HANDBOOK, 9TH EDITION, VOLUME 4 - CHAPTER 1: CARBON AND LOW-ALLOY STEELS
    ANSI/AWWA C514 : 2015 AIR VALVE AND VENT INFLOW PREVENTER ASSEMBLIES FOR POTABLE WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND STORAGE FACILITIES
    ASME B31.3:2016 PROCESS PIPING
    AWS D1.1/D1.1M : 2015 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE-STEEL
    NF EN 4632-003 : 2010 AEROSPACE SERIES - WELDABILITY AND BRAZEABILITY OF MATERIALS IN AEROSPACE CONSTRUCTIONS - PART 003: WELDING AND BRAZING OF HOMOGENEOUS ASSEMBLIES OF UNALLOYED AND LOW ALLOY STEELS
    I.S. EN 4632-003:2010 AEROSPACE SERIES - WELDABILITY AND BRAZEABILITY OF MATERIALS IN AEROSPACE CONSTRUCTIONS - PART 003: WELDING AND BRAZING OF HOMOGENEOUS ASSEMBLIES OF UNALLOYED AND LOW ALLOY STEELS
    API 650 : 2013 WELDED TANKS FOR OIL STORAGE
    EEMUA 158 : 2014 CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATION FOR FIXED OFFSHORE STRUCTURES
    BS EN 4632-003:2010 (published 2010-05) Aerospace series. Weldability and brazeability of materials in aerospace constructions Welding and brazing of homogeneous assemblies of unalloyed and low alloy steels
    MIL DTL 22200/1 : H ELECTRODES, WELDING, MINERAL COVERED, IRON-POWDER, LOW-HYDROGEN MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STEEL, AS-WELDED OR STRESS-RELIEVED WELD APPLICATION
    AISC 360 : 2016 SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL BUILDINGS
    AWS D14.5/D14.5M : 2009 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING OF PRESSES AND PRESS COMPONENTS
    API 650 : 2013+ADD 3 : 2018 WELDED TANKS FOR OIL STORAGE
    EN 4632-003 : 2010 AEROSPACE SERIES - WELDABILITY AND BRAZEABILITY OF MATERIALS IN AEROSPACE CONSTRUCTIONS - PART 003: WELDING AND BRAZING OF HOMOGENEOUS ASSEMBLIES OF UNALLOYED AND LOW ALLOY STEELS
    API 650 CHINESE : 2013 WELDED TANKS FOR OIL STORAGE
    AWS D14.4/D14.4M : 2012 SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN OF WELDED JOINTS IN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    API STD 1104:2013 WELDING OF PIPELINES AND RELATED FACILITIES
    API 1104 PORTUGUESE : 2013 WELDING OF PIPELINES AND RELATED FACILITIES
    AWS D1.1/D1.1M PORTUGUESE : 2010 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE - STEEL
    AWS D10.11M/D10.11 : 2007 GUIDE FOR ROOT PASS WELDING OF PIPE WITHOUT BACKING
    AWS A5.4/A5.4M : 2012 SPECIFICATION FOR STAINLESS STEEL ELECTRODES FOR SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING
    AWS WHC2.02 : 0 WELDING PROCESSES - PART 1, WELDING HANDBOOK, 9TH EDITION, VOL. 2 - CHAPTER 2: SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM A 537/A537M : 2013 Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Heat-Treated, Carbon-Manganese-Silicon Steel
    ASTM A 204/A204M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Molybdenum
    ISO 544:2011 Welding consumables Technical delivery conditions for filler materials and fluxes Type of product, dimensions, tolerances and markings
    ASTM A 29/A29M : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for General Requirements for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought
    ISO 2560:2009 Welding consumables Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of non-alloy and fine grain steels Classification
    ASTM A 516/A516M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Moderate- and Lower-Temperature Service
    NAVSEA T9074 BD GIB 010/0300 : 0 BASE MATERIALS FOR CRITICAL APPLICATIONS: REQUIREMENTS FOR LOW ALLOY STEEL PLATE, FORGINGS, CASTINGS, SHAPES, BARS, AND HEADS OF HY-80/100/130 AND HSLA-80/100
    ISO 14344:2010 Welding consumables — Procurement of filler materials and fluxes
    ISO 3580:2017 Welding consumables — Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of creep-resisting steels — Classification
    API 5L : 2012 LINE PIPE
    AWS A5.01M/A5.01 : 2013 WELDING CONSUMABLES - PROCUREMENT OF FILLER METALS AND FLUXES
    ASTM E 350 : 2012-09 TEST METHODS FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF CARBON STEEL, LOW-ALLOY STEEL, SILICON ELECTRICAL STEEL, INGOT IRON, AND WROUGHT IRON
    AWS A4.3 : 1993 DETERMINATION OF THE DIFFUSIBLE HYDROGEN CONTENT OF MARTENSITIC, BAINITIC, AND FERRITIC STEEL WELD METAL PRODUCED BY ARC WELDING
    AWS A4.4M : 2001 STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINATION OF MOISTURE CONTENT OF WELDING FLUXES AND WELDING ELECTRODE FLUX COVERINGS
    AWS B4.0M : 2000 STANDARD METHODS FOR MECHANICAL TESTING OF WELDS
    ISO 80000-1:2009 Quantities and units — Part 1: General
    AWS A5.02/A5.02M : 2007 SPECIFICATION FOR FILLER METAL STANDARD SIZES, PACKAGING, AND PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES
    ASTM A 533/A533M : 2016 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Quenched and Tempered, Manganese-Molybdenum and Manganese-Molybdenum-Nickel
    ANSI Z49.1 : 2012 SAFETY IN WELDING, CUTTING, AND ALLIED PROCESSES
    ASTM A 517/A517M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, High-Strength, Quenched and Tempered
    MIL E 22200/1 : G ELECTRODES, WELDING, MINERAL COVERED, IRON-POWDER, LOW-HYDROGEN MEDIUM AND HIGH TENSILE STEEL, AS WELDED OR STRESS-RELIEVED WELD APPLICATION
    ASTM A 203/A203M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Nickel
    AWS B4.0 : 2016 STANDARD METHODS FOR MECHANICAL TESTING OF WELDS
    ISO 18275:2011 Welding consumables Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of high-strength steels Classification
    ASTM A 588/A588M : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-Alloy Structural Steel, up to 50 ksi [345 MPa] Minimum Yield Point, with Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance
    AWS A3.0M/A3.0 : 2010 STANDARD WELDING TERMS AND DEFINITIONS INCLUDING TERMS FOR ADHESIVE BONDING, BRAZING, SOLDERING, THERMAL CUTTING, AND THERMAL SPRAYING
    ASTM A 302/A302M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Manganese-Molybdenum and Manganese-Molybdenum-Nickel
    • Access your standards online with a subscription

      Features

      • Simple online access to standards, technical information and regulations
      • Critical updates of standards and customisable alerts and notifications
      • Multi - user online standards collection: secure, flexibile and cost effective