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    Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials Arc welding of ferritic steels

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  17-02-2004

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Symbols and abbreviations
    5 Parent metal
    6 Weldability factors
    7 Handling of welding consumables
    8 Weld details
    9 Welds in holes or slots
    10 Preparation of joint face
    11 Alignment of butt welds before welding
    12 Preheating
    13 Tack welds
    14 Temporary attachments
    15 Heat input
    16 Welding procedure specification
    17 Identification
    18 Inspection and testing
    19 Correction of non-conforming welds
    20 Correction of distortion
    21 Post weld heat treatment
    Annex A (informative) Possible detrimental phenomena
            resulting from welding of steels, not covered by
            other annexes
    Annex B (informative) Guidance on joint detail design
            (when there is no application standard)
    Annex C (informative) Avoidance of hydrogen cracking
            (also known as cold cracking)
    Annex D (informative) Heat affected zone toughness and
            hardness
    Annex E (informative) Avoidance of solidification
            cracking
    Annex F (informative) Avoidance of lamellar tearing
    Annex G (informative) References in the annexes
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides specification for manual, semi-mechanized, mechanized and automatic arc welding of ferritic steels, excluding ferritic stainless steels, in all product forms.

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    This European Standard gives guidance for manual, semi-mechanised, mechanised and automatic arc welding of ferritic steels(see clause 5), excluding ferritic stainless steels, in all product forms.

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    Committee WEE/0
    Development Note Together with BS EN 1011-1, supersedes BS 5135(1984) (04/2001) Supersedes 93/702956 DC (09/2002)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    DEFSTAN 03-34/4(2008) : 2008 ARC WELDING OF FERROUS ARMOUR
    16/30337162 DC : 0 BS 8548 - GUIDANCE FOR ARC WELDING OF REINFORCING STEEL
    BS 853-1(1990+A3:2011) : 2011 SPECIFICATION FOR VESSELS FOR USE IN HEATING SYSTEMS - PART 1: CALORIFIERS AND STORAGE VESSELS FOR CENTRAL HEATING AND HOT WATER SUPPLY
    13/30102062 DC : 0 BS 7608:2013 - GUIDE TO FATIGUE DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT OF STEEL PRODUCTS
    BS 7608(2014) : 2014 GUIDE TO FATIGUE DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT OF STEEL PRODUCTS
    BS 6180(2011) : 2011 BARRIERS IN AND ABOUT BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6349-1-4:2013 MARITIME WORKS - PART 1-4: GENERAL - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MATERIALS
    BS 5975(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    DEFSTAN 02-875/1(2010) : 2010 WELD OVERLAY CLADDING AND HARDFACING FOR NAVAL APPLICATIONS
    DEFSTAN 81-086/4(2017) : 2017 FITTINGS METAL AND HANDLES FOR CONTAINERS
    07/30160560 DC : DRAFT JAN 2007 PD 5500 AMD 2 - SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
    BS 5400-3(2000) : 2000 STEEL, CONCRETE AND COMPOSITE BRIDGES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF STEEL BRIDGES
    BS 1722-14(2017) : 2017 FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL
    16/30325063 DC : 0 BS 1722-12 - FENCES - PART 12: STEEL PALISADE FENCES - MANUFACTURING AND INSTALLATION - SPECIFICATION
    04/30121774 DC : DRAFT SEP 2004 BS 7123-1 - METAL ARC WELDING OF STEEL FOR CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT - PART 1: LOAD BEARING WELDED JOINTS
    BS 7775(2005) : 2005 PENSTOCKS FOR USE IN WATER AND OTHER LIQUID FLOW APPLICATIONS - SPECIFICATION
    16/30338305 DC : 0 BS 7668 - WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS - SPECIFICATION
    12/30250711 DC : 0 BS 6349-1-4 - MARITIME WORKS - PART 1-4: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTE NANCE OF STRUCTURES SET IN THE MARITIME ENVIRONMENT - MATERIALS
    BS 7668(2016) : 2016 WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-12(2006) : 2006 FENCES - PART 12: SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL PALISADE FENCES
    07/30150912 DC : 0 BS 5975 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE PROCEDURAL CONTROL OF TEMPORARY WORKS AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    DEFSTAN 07-85(PT1)/3(2006) : 2006 DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR WEAPONS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS - PART 1: MANDATORY DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
    DEFSTAN 81-86/3(2007) : 2007 METAL FITTINGS FOR WOODEN CONTAINERS
    DEFSTAN 02-706/2(2010) : 2010 WELDING & FABRICATION OF SHIP STRUCTURE FOR HM SUBMARINES AND SURFACE SHIPS NOT IN CLASS
    04/30085945 DC : DRAFT NOV 2004 BS 1703 - REFUSE CHUTES AND HOPPERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 4515-1(2009) : 2009 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING OF STEEL PIPELINES ON LAND AND OFFSHORE - PART 1: CARBON AND CARBON MANGANESE STEEL PIPELINES
    BS 1722-8(2006) : 2006 FENCES - PART 8: SPECIFICATION FOR MILD STEEL (LOW CARBON STEEL) CONTINUOUS BAR FENCES AND HURDLES
    BS 1722-12(2016) : 2016 FENCES - PART 12: STEEL PALISADE FENCES - MANUFACTURING AND INSTALLATION - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-14(2006) : 2006 FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL
    05/30113263 DC : DRAFT FEB 2005 BS 7775 - SPECIFICATION FOR PENSTOCKS
    NACE SP 04 72 : 2015 METHODS AND CONTROLS TO PREVENT IN-SERVICE ENVIRONMENTAL CRACKING OF CARBON STEEL WELDMENTS IN CORROSIVE PETROLEUM REFINING ENVIRONMENTS
    BS 4515-1(2004) : 2004 SPECIFICATION FOR WELDING OF STEEL PIPELINES ON LAND AND OFFSHORE - PART 1: CARBON AND CARBON MANGANESE STEEL PIPELINES
    DEFSTAN 02-177/2(2002) : 2002 AMD 1 2002 REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MANUFACTURE, TEST AND IDENTIFICATION FOR ITEMS OF SMITHS WORK
    BS 8548(2017) : 2017 GUIDANCE FOR ARC WELDING OF REINFORCING STEEL
    BS 8220-3(2004) : 2004 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - PART 3: STORAGE, INDUSTRIAL AND DISTRIBUTION PREMISES
    BS 1722-10(2006) : 2006 FENCES - PART 10: SPECIFICATION FOR ANTI-INTRUDER FENCES IN CHAIN LINK AND WELDED MESH
    17/30349707 DC : DRAFT AUG 2017 BS 5975:2018 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS 7363(1990) : 1990 METHOD FOR BEAD-ON-PLATE (BOP) TEST FOR WELDS
    BS 8110-1(1997) : 1997 STRUCTURAL USE OF CONCRETE - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
    04/30121786 DC : DRAFT SEP 2004 BS 7123-2 - METAL ARC WELDING OF STEEL FOR CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT - PART 2: NON-LOAD BEARING WELDED JOINTS
    06/30139509 DC : DRAFT MAY 2006 BS 1722-10 - FENCES - PART 10: SPECIFICATION FOR ANTI-INTRUDER FENCES IN CHAIN LINK AND WELDED MESH
    DEFSTAN 03-34/5(2009) : 2009 ARC WELDING OF FERROUS ARMOUR
    BS 7668(2004) : 2004 WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS - SPECIFICATION
    02/703583 DC : DRAFT FEB 2002 BS 7668 - WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS
    BS 1703(2005) : 2005 REFUSE CHUTES AND HOPPERS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-2(2006) : 2006 FENCES - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR STRAINED WIRE AND WIRE MESH NETTING FENCES
    BS 5950-2(2001) : 2001 STRUCTURAL USE OF STEELWORK IN BUILDING - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR MATERIALS, FABRICATION AND ERECTION - ROLLED AND WELDED SECTIONS
    BS 5975(2008) : 2019 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS PD6705-2(2010) : 2010 STRUCTURAL USE OF STEEL AND ALUMINIUM - PART 2: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE EXECUTION OF STEEL BRIDGES TO BS EN 1090-2
    06/30139515 DC : DRAFT MAY 2006 BS 1722-14 - FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL FENCES
    17/30341308 DC : DRAFT JUNE 2017 BS 1722-14 - FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL
    BS 1722-1:2006 FENCES - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR CHAIN LINK FENCES
    BS 1722-14:2017 FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL
    BS 5975(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS 7668:2004 WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-14:2006 FENCES - PART 14: SPECIFICATION FOR OPEN MESH STEEL PANEL
    BS 7668:2016 WELDABLE STRUCTURAL STEELS - HOT FINISHED STRUCTURAL HOLLOW SECTIONS IN WEATHER RESISTANT STEELS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-12:2016 FENCES - PART 12: STEEL PALISADE FENCES - MANUFACTURING AND INSTALLATION - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1722-12:2006 FENCES - PART 12: SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL PALISADE FENCES
    BS 5400-3:2000 Steel, concrete and composite bridges Code of practice for design of steel bridges
    BS 1722-10:2006 FENCES - PART 10: SPECIFICATION FOR ANTI-INTRUDER FENCES IN CHAIN LINK AND WELDED MESH
    BS 5975(2008) : 2019 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TEMPORARY WORKS PROCEDURES AND THE PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN OF FALSEWORK
    BS 1722-2:2006 FENCES - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR STRAINED WIRE AND WIRE MESH NETTING FENCES
    BS 853-1:1990+A3:2011 (published 2011-09) Specification for vessels for use in heating systems Calorifiers and storage vessels for central heating and hot water supply
    BS 8220-3:2004 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - PART 3: STORAGE, INDUSTRIAL AND DISTRIBUTION PREMISES
    BS 1703:2005 REFUSE CHUTES AND HOPPERS - SPECIFICATION

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

    ISO 9692:1992 Metal-arc welding with covered electrode, gas-shielded metal-arc welding and gas welding Joint preparations for steel
    EN 29692 : 1994 METAL-ARC WELDING WITH COVERED ELECTRODE, GAS-SHIELDED METAL-ARC WELDING AND GAS WELDING - JOINT PREPARATIONS FOR STEEL
    EN 1708-1 : 2010 WELDING - BASIC WELDED JOINT DETAILS IN STEEL - PART 1: PRESSURIZED COMPONENTS
    EN 288-3:1992/A1:1997 SPECIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF WELDING PROCEDURES FOR METALLIC MATERIALS - PART 3: WELDING PROCEDURE TESTS FOR THE ARC WELDING OF STEELS
    EN 10164 : 2004 STEEL PRODUCTS WITH IMPROVED DEFORMATION PROPERTIES PERPENDICULAR TO THE SURFACE OF THE PRODUCT - TECHNICAL DELIVERY CONDITIONS
    ISO/TR 15608:2017 Welding Guidelines for a metallic materials grouping system
    CR ISO 15608 : 2000 WELDING - GUIDELINES FOR A METALLIC MATERIAL GROUPING SYSTEM
    EN 1011-1 : 2009 WELDING - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR WELDING OF METALLIC MATERIALS - PART 1: GENERAL GUIDANCE FOR ARC WELDING
    EN 288-2:1992/A1:1997 SPECIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF WELDING PROCEDURES FOR METALLIC MATERIALS - PART 2: WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION FOR ARC WELDING
    EN 499 : 1994 WELDING CONSUMABLES - COVERED ELECTRODES FOR MANUAL METAL ARC OF NON ALLOY AND FINE GRAIN STEELS - CLASSIFICATION
    ISO 3690:2012 Welding and allied processes Determination of hydrogen content in arc weld metal
    EN 288-8 : 1995 SPECIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF WELDING PROCEDURES FOR METALLIC MATERIALS - PART 8: APPROVAL BY A PRE-PRODUCTION WELDING TEST
    ISO 13916:2017 Welding Measurement of preheating temperature, interpass temperature and preheat maintenance temperature
    EN 1708-2 : 2000 WELDING - BASIC WELD JOINT DETAILS IN STEEL - PART 2: NON-INTERNAL PRESSURIZED COMPONENTS
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