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Handbook - Operating Procedures

General Description Joint Design & Preparation

CARBON STEELS - Fillet Welds
Fillet Welded Lap and Tee Joints In Horizontal Position (1/8-in. to 3/4-in. vertical leg)

Making the Weld Operating Hints & Procedures
Current, Voltage and Speed Granular Material Joint Cleaning Fit-Up of Joints Welding Wire and Current Current Circuit Fillet Welding Circumferential Seams Weld Faults Index Weld Costs Conditions Tables Multipass Welding Use ESAB 231 or 429 Submerged Arc Flux Dimension of Approx. Manual Vertical Leg Fillet Size for Equiv . Strength In. In. 1/8 1/8-3/16 5/32 3/16 1/4 5/16 3/8 or 3/8 1/2 5/8 3/4 3/16-1/4 1/4 5/16 3/8 1/2 1 st pass 2nd pass 1 st pass 2nd pass 1 st pass 2nd pass 1 st pass 2nd pass Welding Wire Speed Amperes 400 450 500 550 650 700 520 520 650 750 725 850 800 820 Volts 25 27 27 28 28 28 30 30 33 35 33 35 35 33 In./Min. 30-65 26-55 22-40 20-30 18-25 15-20 22 22 22 20 18 16 9 9 Diam. In. 3/32 1/8 1/8 1/8 5/32 5/32 1/8 1/8 5/32 5/32 5/32 5/32 5/32 5/32 1.12 0.575 0.41 Approx. Lb./Ft. 0.06 0.07 0.09 0.14 0.20 0.29 0.31

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