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Welding positions according to DIN EN ISO 6947

1FR

1F

Key:
PA flat position

Messer offers shielding
gases for all welding
applications:

2F

PB horizontal vertical position
pipe rotation

PC horizontal position
PD horizontal overhead position

2FR

PE overhead position

1G

1G

PF vertical up position
PG vertical down position

6G downhill

PH pipe position for

welding upwards
(formerly PF)

pipe rotation
2F

pipe rotation

PJ pipe position for

welding downwards

J-L045
pipe fixed
inclined position
welding downwards

6G uphill

(formerly PG)

PA

H-L045
pipe fixed
inclined position
welding upwards
5F downhill

pipe fixed

Ferroline

Shielding gases for unalloyed
and low-alloyed steels

Inoxline

Shielding gases for
high-alloyed steels

Aluline

Shielding gases for aluminum
and non-ferrous metals

Lasline

Gases for laser welding
and cutting

Formiergas Root protection for high and

low-alloyed steels

PB

5G downhill
2G

PJ

pipe fixed
pipe fixed

PC

pipe fixed

PH

5G uphill

2G

5F uphill
pipe fixed

PG

pipe fixed

PD
PF

3G downhill

PE
4F

3F downhill

3G uphill

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4G

Different positioning of
the wire electrode is
recommended depending
on the welding task.

As of 10/2014 | © Messer Group GmbH

3F uphill

4F

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Messer Group GmbH
Gahlingspfad 31, 47803 Krefeld, Germany
Phone +49 2151 7811-162, Fax +49 2151 7811- 598
www.messergroup.com

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welding-technology@messergroup.com
Welding positions according to AWS 3.0
ASME Section IX