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    STANDARD METHODS FOR MECHANICAL TESTING OF WELDS

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    Superseded date:  28-04-2023

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    Published date:  01-01-2010

    Publisher:  American Welding Society

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

    Personnel (Reaffirmation)
    Personnel (Original)
    Foreword
    List of Tables
    Part A - Testing of Groove Welds
    A1. Bend Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
        10. Commentary
    A2. Tension Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    A3. Fracture Toughness Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    Part B - Testing of Fillet Welds
    B1. Longitudinal Guided-Bend Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    B2. Soundness Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    B3. Shear Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    Part C - Testing of Groove and Fillet Welds
    C1. Nick-Break Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    C2. Hardness Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    Part D - Stud Weld Tests
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    Part E - Weldability Testing
    E1. Controlled Thermal Severity (CTS) Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    E2. Cruciform Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    E3. Implant Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
        10. Commentary
    E4. Lehigh Restraint Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    E5. Varestraint Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
        10. Commentary
    E6. Oblique Y-Groove Test
        1. Scope
        2. Applicable Documents
        3. Summary of Method
        4. Significance
        5. Definitions and Symbols
        6. Apparatus
        7. Specimens
        8. Procedure
        9. Report
    Annex A (Informative) - Bibliography of Weldability Tests
    Annex B (Informative) - Round Tensile Specimen - 5:1 Gage
            Length to Diameter Ratio
    Annex C (Informative) - Guidelines for the Preparation of
            Technical Inquiries

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    Defines the requirements for the bend testing of groove welds in butt joints and the bend testing of surfacing welds. It gives the procedure for bend test specimen preparation, test parameters and testing procedures.

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    Committee B4
    Development Note Also available in US Customary version; See AWS B4.0. (09/2006)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher American Welding Society
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    AWS D14.5/D14.5M:2009 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING OF PRESSES AND PRESS COMPONENTS
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    AWS D14.1/D14.1M:2005 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING OF INDUSTRIAL AND MILL CRANES AND OTHER MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT
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    ASTM E 384 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Microindentation Hardness of Materials
    ASTM E 616 : 1989 Terminology Relating to Fracture Testing (Withdrawn 1996)
    ASME B46.1 : 2009 SURFACE TEXTURE (SURFACE ROUGHNESS, WAVINESS, AND LAY)
    ASTM B 557 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing Wrought and Cast Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products
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    ASTM E 110 : 2014 : REDLINE Standard Test Method for Rockwell and Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials by Portable Hardness Testers
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