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Table of Contents
New Titles and Editions ........................5
Structural and Sheet Metal ................4-5
Reference and Business ....................6-7
Safety and Health ..............................8-9
Qualification....................................10-11
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Structural
NEW EDITION: D1.1/D1.1M:2008, specified yield point no greater than 80,000 psi (550 MPa).
Structural Welding CodeSteel Applicable to welding of commonly used structural quality
For everyone involved in any phase of welding steel structures low-carbon hot rolled and cold rolled sheet and strip steel,
engineers, detailers, fabricators, erectors, inspectors, etc. with or without zinc coating (galvanized), to other structural
the new D1.1 spells out the requirements for design, sheet steels or to supporting structural steel members. Three
procedures, qualification, fabrication, inspection, and repair weld types unique to sheet steel arc spot, arc seam, and arc
of pipe, plate, and structural shapes that are subject to either plug welds are included. Includes sections on design,
static or cyclical stresses. D1.1 includes: procedure and performance qualification, fabrication,
Design of tubular and nontubular welded connections. inspection and stud welding as well as a commentary. ANSI

annexes, 44 figures, 7 tables (2008). 8


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D1.4/D1.4M:2005, Structural Welding
Inspection requirements and acceptance criteria for
CodeReinforcing Steel
various examination methods.
Stud welding design, production, and inspection Covers welding of reinforcing steel in most reinforced
requirements . concrete applications. Includes sections on allowable stresses,
Strengthening and repair of existing structures. structural details, workmanship requirements, technique,
An extensive commentary annex that provides time- procedure and performance qualification, and inspection.
saving interpretation. Figures clearly illustrate important welding considerations:
Dozens of valuable reference tables, charts, and forms. unacceptable weld profiles, effective weld sizes, details of
ANSI Approved. DOD adopted. NASA preferred. U.S. joints of anchorages, base plates, and inserts. New in this

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18 figures, 10 tables, (2005), sixth edition. 8


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CodeAluminum requirements of the American Association of State Highway
Covers welding requirements for any type of structure made and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) for welded highway
from aluminum structural alloys, except aluminum pressure bridges made from carbon and low-alloy construction steels.
vessels and fluid-carrying pipelines. Includes sections on Chapters cover design of welded connections, workmanship,
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qualification, fabrication, inspection, stud welding, and inspection, and stud welding. Features the latest AASHTO
strengthening and repair of existing structures. A revisions and nondestructive examination requirements, as
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NEW EDITION: D1.3/D1.3M:2008, Requirements for the modified Welding Procedure
Structural Welding CodeSheet Steel Specification qualification tests

tables, 7 forms, commentary (2008). 8


Covers arc welding of structural sheet/strip steels, including ANSI Approved. 410 pages, 14 annexes, 86 figures, 37
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D1.6/D1.6M:2007, Structural Welding
Sheet Metal
CodeStainless Steel D9.1M/D9.1:2006, Sheet Metal Welding
Covers requirements for welding stainless steel structural Code
assemblies/components (excluding pressure vessels or pressure
Covers arc and braze welding requirements for
piping) using gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc
nonstructural sheet metal fabrications using commonly
welding, flux cored arc welding, submerged arc welding, and
welded metals available in sheet form up to and including
stud welding. Allows prequalified Welding Procedure
3 gauge, or 6.35 mm (0.250 in.). Applications of the code
Specifications for the austenitic stainless steels based on
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considerable experience with the most widely used stainless
food processing equipment, architectural sheet metal, and
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American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. Covers
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Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and Design Handbook for Calculating
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D16.3M/D16.3:2001, Risk Assessment
Guide for Robotic Arc Welding

of robotic arc welding systems. 30 pages, 1 figure, (2001). 8


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Volume Coverage # Pages Order Code
Cutting, and Allied Processes EWH-I 1940-1977 144 AWS EWH-1
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cutting, resistance welding, electron beam welding, laser EWH-IX 1990-1991 78 AWS EWH-9
beam cutting and welding, and new in this edition EWH-X 1992-1994 100 AWS EWH-10
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Arc Welding and Cutting Noise
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8
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Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS)
The CWI certification is widely recognized, both nationally Welding Supervisors can make a valuable contribution to the
and internationally, in the welding industry. Successful four most important metrics in welding operations: quality,
companies have come to rely on this AWS certification when cost, productivity and safety. Often the underlying cause of a
ensuring the highest level of quality workmanship. The CWI supervisors inability to improve productivity can be traced to
examination is made up of three parts: Part A: Fundamentals inadequate knowledge and the minimal amount of time that
(150 questions), Part B: Practical (46 questions) and Part C: a supervisor actually spends with welders. The CWS program
Code Book (minimum 46 questions). The only way to qualify was created to rectify these conditions by offering welding
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LOCATION SEMINAR DATE EXAM DATE innovative program identifies a body of knowledge all welding
Seattle, WA Feb. 3-8 Feb. 9 supervisors should know and understand in order to increase
Milwaukee, WI Feb. 3-8 Feb. 9 productivity and improve weld quality. The CWS exam can
Indianapolis, IN Feb. 10-15 Feb. 16 also be taken at any site where CWI exams are given.
Atlanta, GA Feb. 10-15 Feb. 16 LOCATION SEMINAR DATES EXAM DATE
Miami, FL Exam Only Feb. 21 Baton Rouge, LA Mar. 31-Apr. 4 Apr. 5
Houston, TX Feb. 24-29 Mar. 1 Atlanta, GA Apr. 28-May 2 May 3
San Diego, CA Feb. 24-29 Mar. 1 Columbus, OH May 19-23 May 24
Norfolk, VA Feb. 24-29 Mar. 1 Minneapolis, MN Jun. 23-27 Jun. 28
Corpus Christi, TX Exam Only Mar. 1 Atlanta, GA Jul. 14-18 Jul. 19
Boston, MA Mar. 2-7 Mar. 8 Philadelphia, PA Aug. 18-22 Aug. 23
Phoenix, AZ Mar. 2-7 Mar. 8 Atlanta, GA Sept. 15-19 Sept. 20
Portland, OR Mar. 2-7 Mar. 8
Perrysburg, OH Exam Only Mar. 8
Anchorage, AK Mar. 9-14 Mar. 15 Certified Radiographic Interpreter (CRI)
Miami, FL Mar. 9-14 Mar. 15 The AWS RI training and certification program assures
Mobile, AL Exam Only Mar. 15 employers and practitioners alike that the principles of
Rochester, NY Exam Only Mar. 29 radiographic interpretation are reliably applied to the
York, PA Exam Only Mar. 29 examination of welds. If your job responsibilities include
Dallas, TX Mar. 30-Apr. 4 Apr. 5 reading and interpretation of weld radiographs, this program
Chicago, IL Mar. 30-Apr. 4 Apr. 5 is for you. Youll learn proper film exposure, correct selection
Springfield, MO Apr. 6-11 Apr. 12 of penetrameters, characterization of indications, and use of
Baton Rouge, LA Apr. 6-11 Apr. 12 acceptance criteria as expressed in the AWS, API, and ASME
San Francisco, CA Apr. 6-11 Apr. 12 codes. RI certification can be a stand-alone credential or can
Miami, FL Exam Only Apr. 17 be an endorsement to your CWI or SCWI certification that can
Portland, ME Apr. 13-18 Apr. 19 exempt you from your next 9-Year Recertification.
St. Louis, MO Exam Only Apr. 22 LOCATION SEMINAR DATES EXAM DATE
Nashville, TN Apr. 20-25 Apr. 26 Indianapolis, IN Feb. 11-15 Feb. 16
Jacksonville, FL Apr. 20-25 Apr. 26 Houston, TX Mar. 10-14 Mar. 15
Baltimore, MD Apr. 27-May 2 May 3 Philadelphia, PA Apr. 14-18 Apr. 19
Detroit, MI Apr. 27-May 2 May 3 Nashville, TN May 19-23 May 24
Waco, TX Exam Only May 3 Manchester, NH Jun. 9-13 Jun. 14
Miami, FL May 4-9 May 10 Manchester, MA Jul. 14-18 Jul. 19
Albuquerque, NM May 4-9 May 10 St. Louis, MO Aug. 18-22 Aug. 23
Spokane, WA May 4-9 May 10
Corpus Christi, TX Exam Only May 10 Certified Welding Educator (CWE)
Oklahoma City, OK May 18-23 May 24 Seminar and exam are given at all sites listed under CWI.
Birmingham, AL May 18-23 May 24 Seminar attendees will not attend the Code Clinic portion of
Long Beach, CA Exam Only May 31 the seminar (usually first two days).
Hartford, CT Jun. 1-6 Jun. 7
Pittsburgh, PA Jun. 1-6 Jun. 7 Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI)
Fargo, ND Jun. 1-6 Jun. 7 Exam can be taken at any site listed under Certified Welding
New Orleans, LA Jun. 1-6 Jun. 7 Inspector. No preparatory seminar is offered.
Sacramento, CA Jun. 8-13 Jun. 14
Kansas City, MO Jun. 8-13 Jun. 14 Certified Welding Fabricator
Miami, FL Exam Only Jun. 19 This program is designed to certify companies to specific
Phoenix, AZ Jun. 22-27 Jun. 28 requirements in the ANSI standard AWS B5.17, Specification
Orlando, FL Jun. 22-27 Jun. 28 for the Qualification of Welding Fabricators. Call (800)
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Los Angeles, CA Jul. 13-18 Jul. 19
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Beaumont, TX Jul. 20-25 Jul. 26 CWI seminar is offered (code books not included with indi-
Milwaukee, WI Jul. 20-25 Jul. 26 vidual prep courses): Welding Inspection Technology (gen-
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WI:2000, Welding Inspection Handbook
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Safety QA
Ferrous Welding Metallurgy Preheating/Postweld Heat Treating
Discontinuities Qualification of Procedures
Qualification of Welders Destructive Testing
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WIT-T:2000, Welding Inspection


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B1.10:1999, Guide for the tions, 2 tables, and answer key. 41 pages, (2006), fifth
Nondestructive Examination of Welds
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magnetic, radiographic, ultrasonic, electromagnetic (eddy
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discontinuities. Note: Does not address acceptance criteria. ANSI for Radiographic Inspection
third edition. 8
Approved. 48 pages, 4 annexes, 29 figures, 4 tables, (1999),
Acceptance Criteria
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B1.11:2000, Guide for the Visual Order Code: AWS PRG $56/$41
Examination of Welds The Everyday Pocket Handbook
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The Everyday Pocket Handbook for
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cable to welds and welded joints. Each test method gives Welding Inspection Management
details concerning specimen preparation, test parameters, Visual Inspection of Pressure Vessels
testing procedures, and suggested report forms. Acceptance and Pressure Piping See page 23.
criteria are not included. Three new weldability tests (WIC,
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G1.2M/G1.2:1999, Specification for
included in this new edition. (Note: Joint tests for brazements
Standardized Ultrasonic Welding Test
Specimen for Thermoplastics See page 17.
Approved. 152 pages, 97 figures, (2007). 8
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G1.6:2006, Specification for the
Order Code: AWS B4.0 $104/$78 Qualification of Plastics Welding
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Base Metal Weldability
C1.4M/C1.4:1999, Specification ual stress, shielding and purging, phase transformation, hard-
for Resistance Welding of Carbon ness and hardenability, grain size, stainless steels, aluminum

repair welding. 34 pages, 32 figures, (1999). 8


and Low-Alloy Steels and its alloys, copper and its alloys, refractory alloys, and

sections, 5 figures, 6 tables, (1999). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 28 pages, 9
Order Code: AWS PRGWM $56/$41
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The Professionals Advisor on
D11.2-89(R2006), Guide for Welding Iron Welding of Stainless Steels
Castings Focuses mainly on austenitic stainless steels (200 and 300

tables, (Reaffirmed 2006). 8


Description & preview online. 135 pages, 69 figures, 26 series). Also covers ferritic and martensitic (400 series), precip-
itation-hardening series, and duplex stainless steels. Contains
Order Code: AWS D11.2 $96/$72 chapters on definitions, stainless steel filler materials, preweld
cleaning and preparation, welding and cutting of stainless
G2.1M/G2.1:2002, Guide for the Joining of steels, postweld cleaning, heat treatments, weld discontinuities
Wrought Nickel-Based Alloys and defects, stainless steels in welding codes and standards,
The definitive guide to welding metals and alloys not covered and safety and health considerations. Compiler/editor Dr.

bound. 51/2" x 81/2", (1999). 8


by other standards. Learn the guidelines for welding different Richard Campbell. 103 pages, 13 figures, 47 tables, spiral-
wrought nickel-based alloys, including solid-solution and

figures,17 tables, (2003). 8


precipitation-hardening alloys. ANSI Approved. 56 pages, 5 Order Code: AWS PASS $84/$63

Order Code: AWS G2.1M/G2.1 $64/$48 Welding Zinc-Coated Steels


Results of a four-year work program sponsored by the

vides procedures and safe practices. 144 pages, (1972). 8


G2.4/G2.4M:2007, Guide for the Fusion International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO), pro-
Welding of Titanium and Titanium Alloys
Best practices to allow first-time users of titanium as well as Order Code: AWS WZC $100/$75
established fabricators to join titanium parts into quality

ures, 20 tables, (2007) 8


components. ANSI Approved.52 pages, 6 annexes, 8 fig- Guide to Weldability: Carbon and Low-
Alloy Steels
Order Code AWS G2.4/G2.4M $64/$48 Aimed at those responsible for the operation of fabrication
shops and maintenance/repair facilities, this guide helps the
The Practical Reference Guide for non-welding engineer in the selection of method, materials,
Corrosion of WeldsCauses and Cures and procedures to produce the desired results and stay out of

(1999). 8
Description & preview online. 28 pages, 44 photographs, trouble. Chapters include Questions (you need to ask),
Key Background Information, What Happens When You
Order Code: AWS PRGC $52/$39 Weld, Selection of Proper Electrodes and Rods, Weld
The Practical Reference Guide for High Defects and Causes, Weld Examination and Testing, and
Quality Fusion Welding of Aluminum Postweld Treatments. Also contains information on good

tos, (2001). 8
Description & preview online. 20 pages, illustrations, pho- practice and sources of other information. Provides specifics on:
The effects of common alloying elements carbon,
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Calculation of carbon equivalents
The Practical Reference Guide to Welding Why welding has been called a mini steelmaking process

Description & preview online. 16 pages, 5 tables, (1999). 8


Titanium Determination of cracking susceptibility
What happens when a weld cools
Order Code: AWS PRGT $48/$36 The effect of hydrogen migration on weld integrity
Metallurgically related or induced defects
The Practical Reference Guide to Welding When to preheat, and when not to
Aluminum in Commercial Applications When to select an electrode that produces weld metal

tables, (2002). 8
Description & preview online. 38 pages, 24 figures, 14 with tensile strength higher or lower than the
base metal
What mechanical tests can tell you
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What defects the naked eye can find easily in a
The Practical Reference Guide to Welding weld cross section
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tion for the engineer new to welding, and the up-and-coming others. Edited/compiled by Fritz Saenger, Jr., PE, IWE. 51 pages,
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metal structures, metal forms, diffusion, solid solubility, resid-

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Thermal Spraying
C2.16/C2.16M:2002, Guide for Thermal- C2.23M/C2.23:2003, Specification for the
Spray Operator Qualification Application of Thermal Spray Coatings

Adopted. 86 pages, (2002). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. DOD (Metallizing) of Aluminum, Zinc, and Their
Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion
Order Code: AWS C2.16 $76/$57 Protection of Steel
Covers safety, job reference standards, equipment setup and
C2.18-93, Guide for the Protection of preparation, surface preparation, aluminum and zinc
Steel with Thermal Sprayed Coatings of application, and sealer and topcoat application. Does not
Aluminum and Zinc and Their Alloys and cover design and fabrication, thermal spray equipment
Composites qualification, coating selection, and operator and inspector

pages, 9 figures, 5 tables, (2003). 8


Authoritative guide to select, plan, and control thermal certification. Same as NACE No. 12, SSPC-CS 23.00. 48
sprayed coatings for preservation of steel. Indispensable for
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and repair industries. 40 pages, 13 tables, (1993). 8


contractors in the construction, marine, railroad, fabrication,
C2.25/C2.25M:2002, Specification for
Order Code: AWS C2.18 $60/$45 Thermal Spray FeedstockSolid and
Composite Wire and Ceramic Rods

Adopted. 26 pages, 4 figures, 7 tables, (2002). 8


C2.20/C2.20M:2002, Specification Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. DOD
for Thermal Spraying Zinc Anodes on
Steel Reinforced Concrete Order Code: AWS C2.25/C2.25M $52/$39

figures, 5 tables, (2003). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 40 pages, 3
Thermal Spray Manual

glossary, (1996). 8
Order Code: AWS C2.20/C2.20M $60/$45 Description & preview online. 176 pages, 12 chapters,

C2.21M/C2.21:2003, Specification for Order Code: AWS TSM $112/$84


Thermal Spray Equipment Acceptance
Inspection Thermal Spraying Practice, Theory,
Specifies thermal spray equipment acceptance requirements and Application
tables (1985). 8
for plasma, arc-wire, flame-powder, flame-wire, flame-rod, Description & preview online. 194 pages, 48 figures, 59

Contains inspection report forms. 28 pages, (2004). 8


and flame-cord, and high-velocity oxygen fuel equipment.
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Plastics
B2.4:2006, Specification for Welding G1.2M/G1.2:1999, Specification for
Procedure and Performance Qualification Standardized Ultrasonic Welding Test
for Thermoplastics Specimen for Thermoplastics

(1999). 8
Includes requirements for qualification of Welding Procedure Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 28 pages,
Specifications, welders, and welding operators for manual,
semi-automatic, mechanized, and automatic welding. Covers Order Code: AWS G1.2M/G1.2 $52/$39
electrofusion, hot gas, socket fusion, butt contact fusion,
infrared, extrusion welding, and flow fusion welding process- G1.6:2006, Specification for the
es, as well as base materials, filler materials, qualification Qualification of Plastics Welding
variables, and testing requirements. ANSI Approved. Adopted Inspectors for Hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion,
and Heated Tool Butt Thermoplastic Welds
annex, 1 nonmandatory annex, (2006).8
by NBIC. 42 pages, 21 figures, 11 tables, 1 mandatory

inspectors. ANSI Approved. 22 pages, (2006). 8


Defines the qualification requirements for plastics welding
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G1.1M/G1.1:2006, Guide to Ultrasonic
Assembly of Thermoplastics G1.10M:2001, Guide for the Evaluation
Details the ultrasonic equipment and processes used in of Hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion, and Heated
Tool Butt Thermoplastic Welds
45 figures, 9 tables, (2006). 8
fabricating thermoplastic parts. ANSI Approved. 94 pages,

(2001). 8
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Welding and Cutting Processes
C1.1M/C1.1:2000 (R2006), Recommended fuel gas equipment (torches, tips, regulators, fuel gases, gas
Practices for Resistance Welding cylinders, and bulk supply); torch procedures for spot, line,
Covers resistance spot, seam, projection, flash, and upset and V heating patterns; and safety procedures. Figures show
welding, as well as weld bonding for uncoated and coated where to place heating patterns for straightening, forming, or
carbon and low-alloy steels, aluminum alloys, stainless bending. 52 pages, 39 figures, 4 tables, (2007).
steels, nickel, nickel-base alloys, cobalt-base alloys, copper Order Code: AWS C4.4/C4.4M $64/$48
and its alloys, and titanium and its alloys. Details equipment
and its setup, welding variables, joint preparation, cleaning,
C4.5M:2006, Uniform Designation System
welding schedules and parameters, weld quality testing,
for Oxyfuel Nozzles

pages, 36 figures, 59 tables, (Reaffirmed 2006). 8 (metric) units, (2006). 8


safety, and health. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 116 Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 18 pages, SI

Order Code: AWS C1.1M/C1.1 $88/$66 Order Code: AWS C4.5M $48/$36

C4.1-77 Set, Criteria for Describing C4.6M:2006 (ISO 9013:2002 IDT), Thermal
Oxygen-Cut Surfaces, and Oxygen Cutting CuttingClassification of Thermal Cuts
Surface Roughness Gauge Geometric Product Specification and
Consists of a plastic gauge with samples of oxygen-cut Quality Tolerances
surfaces, a list of descriptive terms, and an accompanying Provides the quantitative and qualitative methods for describ-
chart. 5 pages. ing and classifying oxyfuel flame cutting, plasma cutting,

figures, 8 tables, (2006). 8


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C4.2/C4.2M:2006, Recommended Order Code AWS C4.6M $60/$45


Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas Cutting
Torch Operation C5.1-73, Recommended Practices for

Description & preview online. 76 pages, (1973). 8


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with International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
documents. Illustrations show torch and nozzle C5.2:2001, Recommended Practices for
configurations, and examples of production-cut surfaces. Plasma Arc Cutting and Gouging

(2006). 8 figures, 3 tables, (2001). 8


ANSI Approved. 44 pages, 4 annexes, 20 figures, 4 tables, Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 52 pages, 22

Order Code: AWS C4.2/C4.2M $60/$45 Order Code: AWS C5.2 $64/$48

C4.3/C4.3M:2007, Recommended C5.3:2000, Recommended Practices for


Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas Heating Air Carbon Arc Gouging and Cutting

figures, 10 tables, (2000). 8


Torch Operation Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 32 pages, 11
Describes the best and most practical methods for safe and
effective operation of oxyfuel gas heating torches, including Order Code: AWS C5.3 $56/$42
information on equipment safety, setup, shutdown and
operating procedures, and equipment maintenance. ANSI C5.4-93, Recommended Practices for
Stud Welding
(2007). 8
Approved. Approx. 36 pages, 10 figures, 4 tables,

Adopted. 44 pages, 37 figures, 11 tables, (1993). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. DOD
Order Code: AWS C4.3/C4.3M $56/$42
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NEW EDITION: C4.4/C4.4M:2007,
Recommended Practices for Heat C5.5/C5.5M:2003, Recommended
Shaping and Straightening with Oxyfuel Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Gas Heating Torches Provides a fundamental explanation of the gas tungsten arc
Describes methods and techniques for shaping and straight- welding process, describes basic practices and concepts, and
ening metal parts (including steel plate, pipes, angles, chan- outlines advanced methods and applications. Addresses
nel, T bar, and compound structures) by careful application current uses of gas tungsten arc welding in the metal-
of heat. Presents theory and mathematical formulas for fabricating industry, new applications, and advances in
developing heat shaping patterns. Other topics include oxy- research and development. Presents many practical

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recommendations on the use of gas tungsten arc welding, procedures, and training of welding operators. Qualification
and a handy trouble-shooting section. Contents include of welding procedure specifications includes the material
process advantages and limitations; equipment and supplies; specifications involved, weld joint design, and destructive and
tungsten electrodes; gas shielding, purging, and backing; nondestructive examination requirements, as well as guide-
fixturing and tooling; welding techniques; quality control; lines for categories of quality assurance. Qualification of
troubleshooting and safety; joint design, preparation, and welding equipment includes weld parameter control and

forms, (2006).8
welding positions; and welding characteristics of selected weld reproducibility. ANSI Approved. 32 pages, 1 table, 4

figures, 22 tables, (2003). 8


alloys. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 130 pages, 79
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C7.1M/C7.1:2004, Recommended
C5.6-89R, Recommended Practices for Practices for Electron Beam Welding
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Presents descriptions of electron beam welding equipment
Learn from this document about the basic concepts of the gas and procedures for welding a wide range of similar and
metal arc welding (GMAW) process, including metal transfer dissimilar metals and thicknesses. Includes sections on safety,
modes, the nature of the process variables, and the necessary process fundamentals, equipment and maintenance,
equipment and consumables. Youll obtain a fundamental metallurgical and general process considerations, inspection
understanding of GMAW and its variations, such as short and testing of welds, training and qualification of operators,
Approved. 76 pages, (Reaffirmed 1994). 8
circuit, spray, and pulse modes of metal transfer. ANSI weld process and procedure development, practical examples,

pages, 64 figures, 11 tables, (2004). 8


and power curves for various alloys. ANSI Approved. 128
Order Code: AWS C5.6 $72/$54
Order Code: AWS C7.1 $92/$69
C5.7:2000 (R2006), Recommended
Practices for Electrogas Welding C7.2:1998, Recommended Practices for
figures, 14 tables. (Reaffirmed 2006). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 68 pages, 23 Laser Beam Welding, Cutting, and Drilling

(1998). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 116 pages,
Order Code: AWS C5.7 $68/$52
Order Code: AWS C7.2 $88/$66
C5.10/C5.10M:2003, Recommended
Practices for Shielding Gases for Welding C7.3:1999R, Process Specification for
and Cutting Electron Beam Welding
Covers six industrial gases argon, carbon dioxide, helium,
(Reaffirmed 2003). 8
hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen and various mixtures of Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 18 pages.
these. Covers gas properties, uses, safe handling, distribution,
mixtures and effects of shielding gases on arc characteristics Order Code: AWS C7.3 $48/$36
and welds for flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc weld-
D16.2M/D16.2:2007, Guide for
ing, gas metal arc welding, electrogas welding, plasma arc
Components of Robotic and
welding, plasma arc cutting, laser welding, and laser cutting.
Includes sections on gas purging and backing gases as well
Automatic Arc Welding Installations

pages, 26 figures, 17 tables, (2003). 8 figures, 4 tables.(2007) 8


as shielding and cutting gas safety. ANSI Approved. 64 Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 32 pages, 4

Order Code: AWS C5.10/C5.10M $68/$52 Order Code: AWS D16.2M/D16.2 $56/$42

C6.1-89R, Recommended Practices for Arc Welding with Robots: Dos and Donts
Friction Welding Description & preview online. 36 pages, (1995).

appendices, 9 figures, 2 tables. (Reaffirmed 1998). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 36 pages, 3 Order Code: AWS AWR (25 copies) $24/$18

Order Code: AWS C6.1 $56/$42


The Practical Reference Guide
for Hardfacing

tables, (2002). 8
C6.2/C6.2M:2006, Specification for Description & preview online. 20 pages, 4 figures, 12
Friction Welding of Metals
Provides for the qualification of friction welding machines, Order Code: AWS PRGHF $52/$39

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BASE METAL THICKNESS PROCESS FILLER METAL CONDITION ORDER NO.


.
SHEET METAL
Carbon Steel 10 18 gauge GMAW-S ER70S-6 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-004:2002
CARBON STEEL

Carbon Steel 10 18 gauge GTAW ER70S-2 or -3 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-008:2002

Carbon Steel 10 18 gauge SMAW E6010 or E6013 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-012:2002

Galvanized Steel 10 18 gauge GMAW-S ER70S-6 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-003:2002
GALVANIZED

Galvanized Steel 10 18 gauge GTAW ER70S-2 or -3 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-007:2002
SHEET METAL

Galvanized Steel 10 18 gauge SMAW E6010 or E6013 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-011:2002

Carbon to Stainless 10 18 gauge GMAW-S ER309 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1/8-006:2002
M-1 TO M-8

Carbon to Stainless 10 18 gauge GTAW ER309 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1/8-010:2002

Carbon to Stainless 10 18 gauge SMAW E309-15,-16 or -17 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1/8-014:2002

Stainless Steel 10 18 gauge GMAW-S ER3XX As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-8-005:2002
STAINLESS

Stainless Steel 10 18 gauge GTAW ER3XX As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-8-009:2002

Stainless Steel 10 18 gauge SMAW E3XX-15,-16 or -17 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-8-013:2002
AL

Aluminum 10 18 gauge GTAW ER4043 or R4043 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-22-015:2002

PIPE OR PLATE (ALL STANDARDS BELOW ARE ADOPTED BY NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE )
Carbon Steel 3/16" 7/8" GTAW ER70S-2 or -3 As-welded, with or w/o backing B2.1-1-002:1990R
GTAW followed
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" by SMAW ER70S-2 & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-021-94R

Carbon Steel 3/16" 3/4" SMAW E7016 & E7018 As-welded, with backing B2.1-1-001:1990R

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-016-94R

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E6010 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-017-94R


CARBON STEEL

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E6010 & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-022-94R
PIPE OR PLATE

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E6010* & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-026-94R
FCAW,
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" self-shielded E71T-8 As-welded B2.1-1-018-94R
FCAW,
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1/2" self-shielded E71T-11 As-welded B2.1-1-027:1998
FCAW-G, CO2
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" gas-shielded E70T-1 or E71T-1 As-welded B2.1-1-019-94R
FCAW-G, Ar-CO2
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" gas-shielded E70T-1 or E71T-1 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-020-94R

Stainless Steel 1/16" 1-1/2" GTAW ER3XX As-welded B2.1-8-024:2001


STAINLESS

GTAW followed
Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" by SMAW ER3XX & E3XX-XX As-welded B2.1-8-025:2001

Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E3XX-XX As-welded B2.1-8-023-94R


*Downhill progression on root pass. All other vertical position passes are uphill.
Specifications with order numbers indicated in red are adopted by ASME with additional requirements.

The one-time user-license fee for each SWPS is $186 ($248 for nonmembers). 8
PRICES:

AWS publishes Standard Welding Procedure Specifications (SWPSs), which are reviewed and validated by the
Welding Procedures Committee of the Welding Research Council. They are balloted through the AWS standards-
development program as American National Standards. Standard Welding Procedure Specifications may be used
on work covered by the AWS D1.1, Structural Welding CodeSteel with the engineers approval. The National Board
Inspection Code has adopted all pipe SWPSs except B2.1-1-202-96. SWPSs with red order numbers may be used
on ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel work with additional requirements spelled out in Section IX of ASME Boiler &
Pressure Vessel Code. All licenses are good for unlimited intracompany applications.

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BASE METAL THICKNESS PROCESS FILLER METAL CONDITION ORDER NO.


.
PRIMARILY PIPE
(ALL STANDARDS BELOW ARE ADOPTED BY NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE, except B2.1-1-202-96)
GMAW-S
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" followed by FCAW-G ER70S-3 & E70T-1M, E71T-1M or -12M As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-232:2006
GMAW-S followed by
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GMAW spray transfer ER70S-3 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-233:2006

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GMAW spray transfer ER70S-3 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-235:2006

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" FCAW-G, Ar-CO2 shielded E70T-1M, E71T-1M, or E71T-12M As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-234:2006

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW ER70S-2 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-207-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW followed


by SMAW ER70S-2 & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-209-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW, INMs-1 & ER70S-2 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-210:2001
CARBON STEEL

consumable inserts
Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW, consumable
inserts/SMAW INMs-1, E70S-2 & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-211:2001

Carbon Steel 1/8" 3/4" SMAW E6010 & E7018 As-welded B2.1-1-201-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 3/4" SMAW E6010* & E7018 As-welded B2.1-1-202-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 3/4" SMAW E6010 As-welded B2.1-1-203-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 3/4" SMAW E6010* As-welded B2.1-1-204-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E6010 & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-205-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E6010* & E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-206-96

Carbon Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E7018 As-welded or PWHT B2.1-1-208-96

Carbon to Stainless 1/16" 1-1/2" GTAW ER309(L) As-welded B2.1-1/8-227:2002


PRIMARILY PIPE

Carbon to Stainless 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW followed


by SMAW ER309(L) & E309(L)-15,-16 or -17 As-welded B2.1-1/8-229:2002
M-1 TO M-8

Carbon to Stainless 1/16" 1-1/2" GTAW,


consumable inserts IN309 and ER309(L) As-welded B2.1-1/8-230:2002
GTAW, consumable
Carbon to Stainless 1/8" 1-1/2" inserts/SMAW IN309, ER309 & E309-15,-16 or -17, As-welded B2.1-1/8-231:2002
or ER309(L) &E309(L)-15,-16 or -17
Carbon to Stainless 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E309(L)-15,-16 or -17 As-welded B2.1-1/8-228:2002

Stainless Steel 1/16" 1-1/2" GTAW ER3XX As-welded B2.1-8-212:2001

Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW followed


by SMAW ER3XX & E3XX-XX As-welded B2.1-8-214:2001
STAINLESS

Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW,


consumable inserts IN3XX & ER3XX As-welded B2.1-8-215:2001

Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" GTAW, consumable


inserts/SMAW IN3XX, ER3XX & E3XX-XX As-welded B2.1-8-216:2001

Stainless Steel 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E3XX-XX As-welded B2.1-8-213-97

Cr-Mo (M-4/P-4) 1/8" 3/4" GTAW ER80S-B2 As-welded


) (1/2") or B2.1-4-217:1999
PWHT (all thicknesses)
GTAW followed As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-4/P-4) 1/8" 1-1/2" by SMAW ER80S-B2 & E8018-B2 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-4-219:1999
GTAW, As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-4/P-4) 1/8" 3/4" consumable inserts IN515 & ER80S-B2 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-4-220:1999
GTAW, consumable As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-4/P-4) 1/8" 1-1/2" inserts/SMAW IN515, ER80S-B2, & E8018-B2 B2.1-4-221:1999
CHROME-MOLY STEEL

PWHT (all thicknesses)


As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-4/P-4) 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E8018-B2 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-4-218:1999
As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-5A/P-5A) 1/8" 3/4" GTAW ER90S-B3 )
PWHT (all thickness- B2.1-5A-222:1999
GTAW followed As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-5A/P-5A) 1/8" 1-1/2" by SMAW ER90S-B3 & E9018-B3 )
PWHT (all thickness- B2.1-5A-224:1999
GTAW, As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-5A/P-5A) 1/8" 3/4" consumable inserts IN521 & ER90S-B3 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-5A-225:1999
GTAW, consumable As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-5A/P-5A) 1/8" 1-1/2" inserts/SMAW IN521, ER90S-B3, & E9018-B3 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-5A-226:1999
As-welded (1/2") or
Cr-Mo (M-5A/P-5A) 1/8" 1-1/2" SMAW E9018-B3 PWHT (all thicknesses) B2.1-5A-223:1999

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of steels, stainless steels, copper, copper alloys, nickel, nickel
alloys, heat- and corrosion-resistant alloys, and other materials
that can be adequately furnace brazed. Provides criteria for
classifying joints based on loading and the consequences of
failure and quality assurance criteria defining the limits of
acceptability of each class. (Brazing of aluminum alloys is cov-

Preferred. 26 pages, (2008). 8


ered in AWS C3.7M/C3.7). ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. NASA

Order Code: AWS C3.6 $56/$42

C3.7M/3.7:2005, Specification for


Aluminum Brazing
Specifies the minimum fabrication, equipment, material,
process procedure, and inspection requirements for the braz-
Courtesy of Prince & Izant
ing of aluminum by atmosphere furnace, vacuum furnace,
and flux processes. Provides criteria for classifying alu-
Brazing and Soldering minum brazed joints based on loading and the consequences
of failure and quality assurance criteria defining the limits of

NASA Preferred. 26 pages, (2005). 8


NEW EDITION: Brazing Handbook acceptability of each class. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted.
Updated and expanded. Provides a comprehensive, organized
survey of the basics of brazing, processes, and applications. Order Code: AWS C3.7 $52/$39
Addresses the fundamentals of brazing, brazement design, C3.8M/C3.8:2005, Specification for the
brazing filler metals and fluxes, safety and health, and many Ultrasonic Examination of Brazed Joints
other topics. Includes new chapters on induction brazing and Specifies minimum fabrication, equipment, and process proce-
diamond brazing. A must-have for all brazers, brazing engi- dure requirements for the ultrasonic examination of brazed
308 figures, 116 reference tables, fifth edition. 8
neers, and students. 740 pages, 36 chapters, 3 appendices, joints. Provides minimum requirements for equipment, proce-
dures, and the documentation of such tests. New in this edition
Order Code: AWS BRH $136/$102 is a section on ultrasonic pulse-echo results, including A-scan,

1 nonmandatory annex, 3 figures, (2005). 8


B-scan, and C-scan displays. ANSI Approved. 18 pages,
C3.2M/C3.2:2001, Standard Method for
Evaluating the Strength of Brazed Joints
Order Code: AWS C3.8M/C3.8 $48/$36
Adopted. 30 pages, 12 figures, 2 tables, (2002). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. DOD
D10.13/D10.13M:2001, Recommended
Order Code: AWS C3.2M/C3.2 $56/$42 Practices for the Brazing of Copper
Tubing and Fittings for Medical Gas
C3.3:2002, Recommended Practices for Systems
the Design, Manufacture, and Examination
figure, 3 tables, (2001). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 20 pages, 1
of Critical Brazed Components
32 pages, 2 tables, (2002). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. NASA Preferred. Order Code: AWS D10.13/D10.13M $56/$42

Order Code: AWS C3.3 $56/$42 Brazing Footprints


A collection of case studies in high-temperature brazing,
C3.4M/C3.4:2007, Specification for Torch compiled from Robert L. Peaslees Brazing Q&A column in
Brazing the Welding Journal. 299 pages, (2003).
Provides the minimum fabrication, equipment, process proce- Order Code: AWS BFP $160
dure requirements, and inspection requirements for the torch
brazing of copper, copper alloys, heat and corrosion-resistant International Brazing & Soldering
alloys, and other materials that can be adequately torch brazed. Conference Proceedings

(2007) 8
ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. NASA Preferred. 24 pages, 2006 proceedings. 414 pages, 68 papers, on CD-ROM.
Order Code: AWS IBSC2006 $84/$63
Order Code: AWS C3.4 $56/$42 2003 proceedings. 619 pages, 88 papers, on CD-ROM.
Order Code: AWS IBSC2003 $84/$63
C3.5M/C3.5:2007, Specification for
Induction Brazing Soldering Handbook
tables, (2000). 8
Provides minimum fabrication, equipment, material, process Description & preview online. 579 pages, 299 figures, 112
procedure requirements, and inspection requirements for induc-
tion brazing of steels, copper, copper alloys, and heat and corro- Order Code: AWS SHB $152/$114
sion-resistant alloys and other materials that can be adequately
induction brazed. Provides criteria for classifying induction Braze Safely See page 8.
brazed joints based on loading and consequences of failure, and
quality assurance criteria defining limits of acceptability of each
A5.8/A5.8M:2004, Specification for
class. Defines acceptable induction brazing equipment, materi-
Filler Metals for Brazing and Braze
als, and procedures, as well as required inspection for each class Welding See page 25.

pages, (2007) 8
of joint. ANSI approved, DOD Adopted. NASA Preferred. 24
A5.31-92R, Specification for Fluxes for
Brazing and Braze Welding See page 25.
Order Code: AWS C3.5 $56/$42
B2.2-91, Standard for Brazing Procedure
NEW EDITION: C3.6M/C3.6:2008, and Performance Qualification See page 10.
Specification for Furnace Brazing
Specifies minimum fabrication, equipment, material, process
procedure, and inspection requirements for the furnace brazing

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D10.10/D10.10M:1999, Recommended
Practices for Local Heating of Welds in
Piping and Tubing

annexes, 23 figures, 16 tables. (1999). 8


Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 116 pages, 8

Order Code: AWS D10.10/D10.10M $88/$66

Pipe and Tubing D10.11M/D10.11:2007, Recommended


Practices for Root Pass Welding of Pipe
D10.4-86R, Recommended Practices Without Backing

figures. (2007) 8
for Welding Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 34 pages, 11
Stainless Steel Piping and Tubing

(Reaffirmed 2000). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 42 pages, Order Code: AWS D10.11M/D10.11 $56/$42

Order Code: AWS D10.4 $60/$45


D10.12M/D10.12:2000, Guide for
Welding Mild Steel Pipe
D10.6/D10.6M:2000, Recommended Contains recommended practices for welding piping systems
Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of sizes DN 200 (NPS 8) and under and wall thickness of
of Titanium Piping and Tubing 13mm (0.5 in) and under for low-pressure heating, air
Incorporates results of research on the effects of atmospheric conditioning, refrigeration, and water supply, as well as some
exposure during welding. Recommended maximum gas and chemical systems. Covers carbon steels such as ASTM
exposure temperature has been lowered and the effects of A 53, A 106, A 135, A 179, A 524, A 587, and API-5L, Grades
high-temperature exposure have been revised. Provides A25, A and B, and X42 joined using oxyacetylene, shielded
coverage on power sources, tungsten electrodes, titanium metal arc, gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, and flux cored arc
base metal grades, filler metals, joint design and preparation, welding. Explains techniques for preheating, joint
pickling and cleaning, fitting and tacking, preweld cleaning, preparation, alignment and positioning, fittings, and root
gas shielding, welding procedures and techniques, and and hot passes. Does not address the needs of pipe steels or
preheat and postweld heat treatment. Also includes service conditions which may require post weld heat

28 pages, 4 figures, 7 tables, (2000). 8 photographs, 10 tables, (2000). 8


information on weld quality tests and safety. ANSI Approved. treatment. ANSI Approved. 48 pages, 19 line drawings and

Order Code: AWS D10.6/D10.6M $52/$40 Order Code: AWS D10.12M/D10.12 $56/$42

D10.7M/D10.7:2000, Guide for the Gas D10.13/D10.13M:2001, Recommended


Shielded Arc Welding of Aluminum and Practices for the Brazing of Copper
Aluminum Alloy Pipe Tubing and Fittings for Medical Gas
Expanded from a Recommended Practice to a Guide, this
Systems See page 22.
important pipe welding standard reflects the present state of the
art. Sections include welding characteristics of aluminum; The Practical Reference Guide for
processes (GTAW, DCEN, GMAW, and automatic); materials; Welding Inspection Management
preparation; conditions; backing; technique; heat treatment; Visual Inspection of Pressure Vessels
and safety and health. U.S. Customary Units and metric; pipe and Pressure Piping
sizes listed as diameter nominal (DN) and nominal pipe size A planning survey for visual inspectors new to major in-service
13 tables, (2000). 8 annex on discontinuities. 32 pages, (1999). 8
(NPS). ANSI Approved. NASA Preferred. 38 pages, 5 figures, inspections of pressure vessels or pressure piping. Contains an
Order Code: AWS D10.7M/D10.7 $56/$42 Order Code: AWS PRGVT $52/$39
D10.8-96, Recommended Practices NEW EDITION: F4.1:2007, Safe Practices
for Welding of Chromium-Molybdenum for the Preparation of Containers and
Steel Piping and Tubing Piping for Welding and Cutting See page 9.
figure, 4 tables, (1996). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 18 pages, 1 For pipe welding prequalified Standard Welding Procedure Specifications
(SWPSs), see page 21.
Order Code: AWS D10.8 $48/$36

Food Processing Systems


D18.1:1999, Specification for D18.2:1999, Guide to Weld Discoloration
Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel Levels on Inside of Austenitic Stainless Steel
Tube and Pipe Systems in Sanitary Tube
(Hygienic) Applications Laminated sheet with color photograph showing degrees of col-
Specifies requirements for gas tungsten arc welding of oration on the inside of an austenitic stainless steel tube with
austenitic stainless steel tube and pipe at least 1/4 inch (6 increasing amounts of oxygen in the backing shielding gas.
mm) diameter and larger in the fabrication of new sanitary Suitable as a specifying tool and visual examination guide.
(hygienic) processing systems for handling products for Includes two-page instruction sheet. ANSI Approved, (1999).
human and animal consumption. May also be applied to Order Code: AWS D18.2 $40/$30
maintenance of food processing equipment. Addresses D18.3/D18.3M:2005, Specification for
procedure and performance qualification, fabrication, visual Welding of Tanks, Vessels, & Other Equipment
examination requirements, and documentation. Does not in Sanitary (Hygienic) Applications
pages, 2 figures, (1999). 8 nonmandatory annexes, 2 figures, 3 tables, (2005). 8
address in-service corrosion prevention. ANSI Approved. 18 Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 38 pages, 3
Order Code: AWS D18.1 $48/$36 Order Code: D18.3/D18.3M:2005 $56/$42

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AWS Filler
AWS FillerMetal
MetalSpecifications byMaterial
Specifications by Materialand
andWelding
Welding Process
Process
GTAW,
OFW SMAW GMAW, FCAW SAW ESW EGW BRAZING THERMAL
PAW SPRAYING

Carbon Steel A5.2/A5.2M A5.1/A5.1M A5.18/A5.18M A5.20/A5.20M A5.17/A5.17M A5.25/A5.25M A5.26/A5.26M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Low-Alloy Steel A5.2/A5.2M A5.5/A5.5M A5.28/A5.28M A5.29/A5.29M A5.23/A5.23M A5.25/A5.25M A5.26/A5.26M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Stainless Steel A5.4/A5.4M A5.9/A5.22 A5.22 A5.9/A5.9M A5.9/A5.9M A5.9/A5.9M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Cast Iron A5.15 A5.15 A5.15 A5.15 A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31

Nickel Alloys A5.11/A5.11M A5.14/A5.14M A5.34/A5.34M A5.14/A5.14M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Aluminum Alloys A5.3/A5.3M A5.10/A5.10M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Copper Alloys A5.6/A5.6M A5.7/A5.7M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31 C2.25/C2.25M

Titanium Alloys A5.16/A5.16M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31

Zirconium Alloys A5.24/A5.24M A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31

Magnesium Alloys A5.19 A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31

Tungsten Electrodes A5.12/A5.12M

Brazing Alloys and Fluxes A5.8/A5.8M & A5.31

Surfacing Alloys A5.21 A5.13 A5.21 A5.21 A5.21 C2.25/C2.25M

Consumable Inserts A5.30/A5.30M

Shielding Gases A5.32/A5.32M A5.32/A5.32M A5.32/A5.32M

Ceramics C2.25/C2.25M

ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 18 pages, (Reaffirmed 1999). 8


A4.2M:2006 (ISO 8249: 2000 MOD), including heat, lot, testing, and certification requirements.
Standard Procedures for Calibrating
Magnetic Instruments to Measure the Order Code: AWS A5.01 $52/$39
Delta Ferrite Content of Austenitic and A5.02/A5.02M:2007, Specification for
Duplex Ferritic-Austenitic Stainless Steel Filler Metal Standard Sizes, Packaging,
Weld Metal and Physical Attributes
Calibration procedures include those for the Magnet-Gauge, Prescribes size, package, appearance, and identification
Ferritescope, and Inspector Gauge, using primary standards. requirements for filler metals for solid, tubular, bare, covered,
Appendix discusses problems in measuring ferrite content. and strip electrodes used in fusion processes, but not brazing,
annexes, (2006). 8
ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 56 pages, 17 figures, 14 tables, 7 braze welding, thermal spraying, or granular products such

tables, (2007). 8
as SAW fluxes. ANSI Approved. 28 pages, 15 figures, 4
Order Code: AWS A4.2M $64/$48

A4.3-93 (R2006), Standard Methods for Order Code: AWS A5.02/A5.02M $52/$39
Determination of the Diffusible Hydrogen FMC:2000, Filler Metal Comparison Charts
Content of Martensitic, Bainitic, and Ferritic Contains:
ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 26 pages, (Reaffirmed 2006). 8
Steel Weld Metal Produced by Arc Welding 83 national and international suppliers, with their mailing
address, telephone, fax, and Web site address.
Order Code: AWS A4.3 $52/$39
Handy indexes arranged by classification numbers (1,500)
A4.4M: 2001 (R2006), Standard and brand names (11,000) for finding information quickly.
Procedures for Determination of Moisture AWS classifications used as chapters. 494 pages, (2000).
Order Code: AWS FMC $168/$126
Content of Welding Fluxes and Welding
Electrode Flux Coverings IFS:2002, International Index of Welding
ANSI Approved. 32 pages, 4 figures, 3 tables, (Reaffirmed Filler Metal Classifications
2006). 55 pages, 4 figures, 42 tables. (2002.) CD-ROM only.
Order Code: AWS A4.4M $56/$42
Order Code: AWS IFS CD $52/$39
A5.01-93R, Filler Metal Procurement
130 pages, (1995). 8
Users Guide to Filler Metals
Guidelines
Essential to todays purchaser. Describes how to state required Order Code: AWS UGFM $68/$52
filler metal specifications clearly, concisely, and completely,

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AWS A5 Filler Metal Specifications
ORDER CODE n=D1.1 REFERENCED NONMEMBERS AWS
MEMBERS
Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (54 pages)8
AWS A5.1/A5.1M:2004 Specification for Carbon Steel
$52 $39

for Oxyfuel Gas Welding (26 pages)8


NEW! AWS A5.2/A5.2M:2007 Specification for Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Rods
$52 $39

Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (28 pages)8


AWS A5.3/A5.3M:1999(R2007) Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy
$52 $39

Metal Arc Welding (52 pages)8


AWS A5.4/A5.4M:2006 Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Shielded
$52 $39

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (54 pages)8


AWS A5.5/A5.5M:2006 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for
$52 $39

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (36 pages)8


NEW! AWS A5.6/A5.6M:2008 Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Electrodes for
$52 $39

Welding Rods and Electrodes (30 pages) 8


NEW! AWS A5.7/A5.7M:2007 Specification for Copper and Copper Alloy Bare
$52 $39

Braze Welding (46 pages)8


AWS A5.8/A5.8M:2004 Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and
$52 $39

Electrodes and Rods (40 pages)8


AWS A5.9/A5.9M:2006 Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding
$52 $39

Welding Electrodes and Rods (40 pages)8


AWS A5.10/A5.10M:1999(R2007) Specification for Bare Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy
$52 $39

Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (48 pages)8


AWS A5.11/A5.11M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Welding
$52 $39

Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting (24 pages)8


AWS A5.12/A5.12M-98(R2007) Specification for Tungsten and Tungsten-Alloy
$52 $39

Metal Arc Welding (36 pages)8


AWS A5.13:2000 Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for Shielded
$52 $39

Welding Electrodes and Rods (38 pages)8


AWS A5.14/A5.14M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare
$52 $39

Cast Iron (32 pages)8


AWS A5.15-90 (R2006) Specification for Welding Electrodes and Rods for
$52 $39

Electrodes and Rods (36 pages)8


NEW! AWS A5.16/A5.16M:2007 Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy Welding
$52 $39

for Submerged Arc Welding (40 pages)8


AWS A5.17/A5.17M-97(R2007) Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Fluxes
$52 $39

Shielded Arc Welding (42 pages)8


AWS A5.18/A5.18M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas
$52 $39

and Rods (26 pages)8


AWS A5.19-92(R2006) Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding Electrodes
$52 $39

Arc Welding (48 pages)8


AWS A5.20/A5.20M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored
$52 $39

(40 pages)8
AWS A5.21:2001 Specification for Bare Electrodes and Rods for Surfacing
$52 $39
AWS A5.22-95R Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored
Arc Welding and Stainless Steel Flux Cored Rods for
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Reaffirmed 2005, 44 pages) $52 $39

for Submerged Arc Welding (58 pages)8


NEW! AWS A5.23/A5.23M:2007 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes
$52 $39

Electrodes and Rods (18 pages)8


AWS A5.24/A5.24M:2005 Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium-Alloy Welding
$52 $39
AWS A5.25/A5.25M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel

(Reaffirmed 2003, 34 pages)8


Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag Welding
$52 $39

for Electrogas Welding (Reaffirmed 2003, 34 pages)8


AWS A5.26/A5.26M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes
$52 $39

for Gas Shielded Arc Welding (46 pages) 8


AWS A5.28/A5.28M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods
$52 $39

for Flux Cored Arc Welding (48 pages)8


AWS A5.29/A5.29M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes

Specification for Consumable Inserts (36 pages)8


$52 $39
AWS A5.30/A5.30M:2007 $52 $39

(Reaffirmed 2003, 20 pages)8


AWS A5.31-92R Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze Welding

AWS A5.32/A5.32M-97(R2007) Specification for Welding Shielding Gases (28 pages)8


$52 $39
$52 $39

for Flux Cored Arc Welding (40 pages)8


NEW! AWS A5.34/A5.34M:2007 Specification for Nickel Alloy Electrodes
$52 $39

Composite Wire and Ceramic Rods (26 pages)8


AWS C2.25/C2.25M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spray FeedstockSolid and
$52 $39

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Automotive Marine and Aerospace
D8.1M:2007, Specification for D3.5-93R, Guide for Steel Hull Welding
Automotive Weld QualityResistance The best practical methods to weld steel hulls for ships,
Spot Welding of Steel barges, mobile offshore drilling units, and other marine
Establishes acceptance criteria for resistance spot welds in vessels. Includes information on steel plates, shapes, castings,
autos fabricated from steels, including Advanced High and forgings, their selection, and their weldability. ANSI

tables, (2007). 8 (Reaffirmed 2000). 8


Strength Steels. ANSI Approved. 38 pages, 24 figures, 4 Approved. 118 pages, 72 illustrations, 9 tables,

Order Code: AWS D8.1M $56/$42 Order Code: AWS D3.5 $88/$66
D8.6:2005, Standard for Automotive D3.6M:1999, Specification for
Resistance Spot Welding Electrodes Underwater Welding
Supplement to RWMA Bulletin 16, Resistance Welding Developed by leaders in underwater welding, this
Equipment Standards. Specifies chemical composition, specification covers the requirements for the underwater
physical requirements, dimensions, and identification of var- welding of structures or components in wet and dry

annexes, (1999). 8
ious shapes and nose configurations of electrodes, electrode environments. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 144 pages, 6
caps, and cap-adaptor shanks used in the automotive indus-
try. Annexes describe recommended electrode material for Order Code: AWS D3.6M $100/$75
spot welding similar and dissimilar metals, and standard
gauges for confirmation of RWMA electrode tapers. ANSI D3.7:2004, Guide for

(2006). 8
Approved. 98 pages, 8 annexes, 47 figures, 37 tables, Aluminum Hull Welding
Provides guidance on proven processes, techniques, and
Order Code: AWS D8.6 $80/$60 procedures for welding aluminum hulls and related ship
structures. Applies chiefly to welding of aluminum hulls over
D8.7M:2005, Recommended Practices for 30 ft. (9 m) long and made of sheet and plate 3/16 in. (4.8
Automotive Weld Quality Resistance mm) thick and greater. Includes sections on hull materials,
Spot Welding construction preparation, welding equipment and processes,
Presents recommended practices and criteria for evaluating procedure and performance qualification, welding

pages, (2004). 8
resistance spot welds typical of automotive sheet steel appli- techniques, and safety precautions. ANSI Approved. 86
cations. Contains weld characteristics, metrics, and testing
methods useful in evaluating spot welding quality on coated Order Code: AWS D3.7 $76/$57
and uncoated automotive sheet steels of all strength levels
and compositions. The test methods are designed to assess D17.1:2001, Specification for Fusion

ANSI Approved. 28 pages, 18 figures, 3 tables, (2005). 8


static and dynamic properties of automotive sheet steel welds. Welding for Aerospace Applications
Specifies general welding requirements for welding aircraft
Order Code: AWS D8.7M $52/$39 and space hardware. Includes fusion welding of aluminum-
based, nickel-based, iron-based, cobalt-based, magnesium-
D8.8M:2007, Specification for Automotive based, and titanium-based alloys using arc and high energy
Weld QualityArc Welding of Steel beam welding processes. Includes sections on design of
figures, (2007). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 26 pages, 17 welded connections, personnel and procedure qualification,
fabrication, inspection, repair of existing structures and
Order Code: AWS D8.8M $52/$39 nonflight hardware acceptance. Additional requirements
cover repair welding of existing hardware. Includes a
D8.9M:2002, Recommended Practices for
commentary offering guidance on use of this standard. ANSI
Test Methods for Evaluating the
14 tables, (2001). 8
Approved. 94 pages, 5 annexes, commentary, 47 figures,
Resistance Spot Welding Behavior of
Automotive Sheet Steel Materials
Order Code: AWS D17.1 $160/$120
annexes, 30 figures, 12 tables, (2002). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 78 pages, 3
D17.2/D17.2M:2007, Specification for
Order Code: AWS/SAE D8.9M $72/$54 Resistance Welding for Aerospace
Applications
D8.14M/D8.14:2000, Specification for Requirements for aerospace resistance spot and seam welding
Automotive and Light Truck Components of aluminum, magnesium, steel, nickel, cobalt, titanium, and
Weld QualityAluminum Arc Welding their alloys. Intended to replace MIL-W-6858D and AMS-W-
annexes, 15 figures, 6 tables, (2000).8 (2007). 8
Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 28 pages, 3 6858A. ANSI Approved. 42 pages, 13 figures, 13 tables

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D14.1/D14.1M:2005, Specification for qualification, weld joint inspection (visual, radiographic,
Welding of Industrial and Mill Cranes and ultrasonic, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant), repair, and post
Other Material Handling Equipment weld treatments. Describes the effect of weld joint geometry,
Specifies requirements for welding of all principal structural welding practices, and quality control on allowable stress levels,
weldments and all primary welds used to manufacture cranes and provides practices for qualification and examination of
for industrial, mill, powerhouse, and nuclear facilities. Also welded joints in machinery and equipment fabrication.
applies to other overhead material-handling machinery and Contains figures and tables with prequalified joint details,
equipment that support and transport loads within the design nondestructive examination techniques, and weld-inspection
rating, vertically or horizontally, during normal operations. criteria. ANSI Approved. 132 pages, 1 mandatory annex, 2

figures, 20 tables, (2005). 8


Additionally, when agreed upon between the owner and nonmandatory annexes (including a bibliography), 68
manufacturer, it may apply to loading caused by abnormal
operations or environmental events, such as seismic loading. Order Code: AWS D14.4/D14.4M $96/$72
All provisions apply equally to strengthening and repairing of
D14.5-97, Specification for Welding of
existing overhead cranes and material handling equipment.
Contains figures and tables with prequalified joint details,
Presses and Press Components

78 figures, 21 tables, (1997). 8


allowable stress ranges, stress categories, and nondestructive Description & preview online. ANSI Approved. 156 pages,
examination techniques. Does not apply to construction or

Adopted. 150 pages, 60 figures, 21 tables (2005). 8


crawler cranes or welding of rails. ANSI Approved. DOD Order Code: AWS D14.5 $104/$78

Order Code: AWS D14.1/D14.1M $104/$78


D14.6/D14.6M:2005, Specification for
Welding of Rotating Elements of
D14.3/D14.3M:2005, Specification for Equipment
Welding Earthmoving, Construction, and Specifies requirements for weld joint detail and welding of
Agricultural Equipment rotating elements in new equipment of a few inches to over
For Self-Propelled, On- and Off-Highway 200 inches (5 m) in diameter. Also applies to modification or
Machinery and Agricultural Equipment repair welding of rotating elements in existing equipment.
Equipment types covered by this specification include crushers,
Specifies requirements for structural welds used in the fans, gears, crankshafts, flywheels, centrifugal impellers, kilns,
manufacture of crawlers, tractors, graders, loaders, off- air moving devices, and blowers. Includes sections on
highway trucks, power shovels, backhoes, mobile cranes, materials, welding processes, procedure and performance
draglines, and other heavy earthmoving, construction, and qualification, fabrication requirements, inspection and quality
agricultural equipment. Provides exhaustive illustrations of control, modification and repair. Contains a useful updated
prequalified complete and partial penetration welded joints table on ferrous and nonferrous material groupings for
(butt, corner, T-, or combination) for shielded metal arc procedure qualification. Not applicable to steam or
welding, submerged arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and combustion turbine rotors or blading, camshafts, or power
flux cored arc welding. Includes variables for prequalified
pages, 42 figures, 18 tables, (2005). 8
transmission shafts. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 222
fillet welds. Emphasizes workmanship and welder
qualification. Annexes include a forms collection and Order Code: AWS D14.6/D14.6M $132/$99
Recommended Practices for Treatment of Shielded Metal
Arc and Flux Cored Arc Electrodes. Tables include D14.7/D14.7M:2005, Recommended
Weldability ClassificationTypical Steel Products and Practices for Surfacing and
Minimum Preheat and Interpass Temperature for Reconditioning of Industrial Mill Rolls
Prequalified Procedures. ANSI Approved. DOD Adopted. 114 Provides guidance on surfacing, repair, and reconditioning of
annex, 6 nonmandatory annexes, (2005). 8
pages, 42 figures, 4 forms, 14 tables, 1 mandatory industrial mill rolls in the heavy metals, paper, plastic, and
lumber industries. Emphasizes the use of submerged arc welding,
Order Code: AWS D14.3/D14.3M $88/$66
but also addresses gas metal arc welding, and flux cored arc
D14.4/D14.4M:2005, Specification for welding, with suitable modifications. Applicable to electroslag
Welded Joints in Machinery and cladding. Covers welding, postweld heat treating, finish
Equipment machining, inspection, and record keeping. Provides detailed
guidelines, tables, figures, and forms for use in establishing
Specifies common acceptance criteria for carbon and low-alloy
Approved. 66 pages, 20 figures, 13 tables, (2005). 8
documented, qualified Welding Procedure Specifications. ANSI
steel welded joints in machines and equipment subject to static
and dynamic loading. Covers classification of welded joints, Order Code: AWS D14.7/D14.7M $68/$52
weld joint design, workmanship, quality control requirements
and procedures, welding operator and welding procedure

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Railroad
NEW EDITION: D15.1/D15.1M:2007, D15.2:2003, Recommended Practices for
Railroad Welding SpecificationCars and the Welding of Rails and Related Rail
Locomotives Components for Use by Rail Vehicles
Specifies requirements for the manufacture and mainte- Recommends standards for the joining, repair, maintenance,
nance of railroad equipment. Part I covers metallic compo- and inspection of rail welds, and related rail components.
nents 1/8 in. or greater in thickness generally applicable to Includes railroad rails, crane rails, guard rails, electrical
freight cars, locomotives, and passenger train vehicles. Part II contact rails, girder rails, and retarder rails. Related rail
covers welding of base metals thinner than 1/8 in. Includes components include rail crossings and turnouts, which further
sections on procedure and performance qualification, include switch points, stock rails, switch point guards, spacer
including welder operator and tack welder qualification, blocks, connecting rods, switch rods, plates, frogs, and frog
design of welded joints, inspection, and acceptance criteria. components. Welding processes include shielded metal arc
Not applicable to tank car tanks, or welding of rails. ANSI welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, flash

ures, 33 tables, (2007). 8 Approved. 48 pages, annex, charts and figures, (2003). 8
Approved. DOD Adopted. 224 pages, 7 appendices, 85 fig- welding, thermite welding, and oxyfuel gas welding. ANSI

Order Code: AWS D15.1/D1.5M $132/$99 Order Code: AWS D15.2 $60/$45

Resistance Welding
RWMA Bulletin #5: Resistance Welding for quick access), spiral-bound. 51/2" x 81/2", (1998). 8
Control Standard Order Code: AWS PARW $76/$57
Discusses weld controls, timing diagrams, input/output con-
nections, SCR sizing, and terminal markings. Explains volt- A10.1M:2007, Specification for
age compensation and other critical performance standards, Calibration and Performance Testing of
plus safety, construction, installation, and operation stan- Secondary Current Sensing Coils and
dards. 62 pages, (1994). Weld Current Monitors Used in Single-
Order Code: AWS RW5 $55/$42 Phase AC Resistance Welding
Sets forth accepted methods for testing and describing the
RWMA Bulletin #14: Maintenance Manual performance of Rogowski-type air core current sensing coils
for Resistance Welding Machines (CSC) and weld current monitors (WCM) used in the meas-
Explains installation, maintenance, and operation of a resist- urement of single-phase AC resistance welding currents.
ance welding machines electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and Definitions of terms relevant to this measurement are includ-
cooling systems. Includes a trouble-shooting section. Useful ed. CSC and system tests and calibration methods are
for maintenance personnel and operators. (1996). described in detail. Detailed information that shall be made
Order Code: AWS RW14 $38/$29
15 figures, 5 tables, (2007).8
available to the user is prescribed. ANSI Approved. 54 pages,
RWMA Bulletin #16: Resistance Welding
Order Code: AWS A10.1M $64/$48
Equipment Standards
RWMA standards for welding equipment, including electrical, C1.1M/C1.1:2000 (R2006), Recommended
electrode, and fluid-power standards. In a 11/2" three-ring Practices for Resistance Welding See page 18.
binder, (1996).
Order Code: AWS RW16 $150/$115 C1.4M/C1.4:1999, Specification
for Resistance Welding of Carbon
RWMA Bulletin #34: Manufacturers Cross and Low-Alloy Steels See page 15.
Reference of Standard Resistance
Welding Electrode Numbers and Alloys C1.5:2005, Specification for the
An extensive cross-reference of standard resistance welding elec- Qualification of Resistance Welding
trodes and alloys recognized by the RWMA. 13 pages, (1997). Technician See page 10.
Order Code: AWS RW34 $39/$30
D8.1M:2007, Specification for Automotive
RWMA Resistance Welding Manual, Weld QualityResistance Spot Welding of
Revised Fourth Edition Steel See page 26.
The latest and most complete compilation of basic
information on resistance welding available anywhere. 468 D8.6:2005, Standard for Automotive
pages, 25 chapters, 2 appendices (including an index), Resistance Spot Welding Electrodes
308 figures, 85 tables. 83/4" x 111/4", (2003). See page 26.
Order Code: AWS RWM $125/$94
D8.7M:2005, Recommended Practices for
Introduction to Resistance Welding Video Automotive Weld Quality Resistance
Comprehensive training video illustrates technique, control, and Spot Welding See page 26.
application. Covers spot, projection, seam, and flash/butt weld-
ing. Explains basic principles, machine components and setup, D8.9M:2002, Recommended Practices for
electrodes, tooling, controls, and transformers. Ideal for class- Test Methods for Evaluating the
room and seminar use, and for introducing a companys per- Resistance Spot Welding Behavior of
sonnel to resistance welding. VHS, 52 minutes, (1999). Automotive Sheet Steel Materials
Order Code: AWS RWVID $415/$320 See page 26.
The Professionals Advisor on D17.2/D17.2M:2007, Specification for
Resistance Welding Resistance Welding for Aerospace
Description & preview online. 74 pages, 9 chapters (tabbed Applications See page 26.

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deposition rates for selected shielded metal arc welding, gas travel and wire feed speeds, deposition rates, and gas flow
metal arc welding, and flux cored arc welding electrodes. Also rates. 24 pages, spiral-bound. 31/2" x 6", (2000).
covers weld positions, pipe size and wall thicknesses, basic Order Code: AWS PHB-5 $16/$12
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The Everyday Pocket Handbook Compilation of excerpts from D1.1/D1.1M:2004. Includes
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classification system for flux cored arc welding electrodes, and typical procedures for
same topics as gas metal arc welding portion for CO2 and self- groove and fillet
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electrical gas metal arc welding and flux cored arc welding. 50 alloys with argon shielding, aluminum filler metal properties
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Subject Index
CODE NO. TITLE PAGE CODE NO. TITLE PAGE
AEROSPACE A5.17/A5.17M-97(R2007) Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and
Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding............25
D17.1:2001 Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace
Applications..............................................26 A5.18/A5.18M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes
and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding ....25
D17.2/D17.2M:2007 Specification for Resistance Welding for
Aerospace Applications ............................26 A5.20/A5.20M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for
Flux Cored Arc Welding ............................25
ALUMINUM GTW Guide to Weldability: Carbon and Low-Alloy
B2.1-22-015:2002 Standard Welding Procedure Specification Steels ......................................................15
(Aluminum) ..............................................20
C3.7/C3.7M:2005 Specification for Aluminum Brazing ..............22
CAST IRON
A5.15-90R(R2006) Specification for Welding Electrodes and Rods
D1.2/D1.2M:2003 Structural Welding CodeAluminum..............4
for Cast Iron..............................................25
D3.7:2004 Guide for Aluminum Hull Welding ..................26
D11.2-89(R2006) Guide for Welding Iron Castings ....................15
D8.14M/D8.14:2000 Specification for Automotive and Light Truck
Components Weld QualityAluminum Arc CERTIFICATION (SEE ALSO QUALIFICATION)
Welding ....................................................26
CM:2000 Certification Manual for Welding Inspectors ....11
D10.7M/D10.7:2000 Guide for the Gas Shielded Arc Welding of
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Pipe..........23 CMWS:2005 Certified Welding Supervisor Manual ..............12
PHB-8 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Gas Metal QC1:2007 Standard for AWS Certification of Welding
Arc Welding (GMAW) of Aluminum ............29 Inspectors ................................................12
PRGQA The Practical Reference Guide for High Quality QC4-89 Standard for Accreditation of Test Facilities for
Fusion Welding of Aluminum ....................15 AWS Certified Welder Program ................12
PRGWA The Practical Reference Guide to Welding QC5-91 Standard for AWS Certification of Welding
Aluminum in Commercial Applications ......15 Educators ................................................12
QC7-93 Standard for AWS Certified Welders ..............12
AUTOMOTIVE QC10:2004 Specification for Qualification and Registration
D8.1M:2007 Specification for Automotive Weld Quality of Level I Entry Welders ......................12
Resistance Spot Welding of Steel ..............26 QC11-96 Specification for Qualification and Certification
D8.6:2005 Standard for Automotive Resistance Spot for Level II Advanced Welders ..............12
Welding Electrodes ..................................26 QC12-96 Specification for Qualification and Certification
D8.7M:2005 Recommended Practices for Automotive Weld for Level III Expert Welders ..................12
Quality Resistance Spot Welding ............26 QC13:2006 Specification for the Certification of Welding
D8.8M:2007 Specification for Automotive Weld QualityArc Supervisors ..............................................12
Welding of Steel........................................26 QC15:2008 Specification for the Certification of
D8.9M:2002 Recommended Practices for Test Methods for Radiographic Interpreters ........................12
Evaluating the Resistance Spot Welding QC17:2008 Standard for Accreditation of Welding
Behavior of Automotive Sheet Steel Materials Fabricators for AWS Certified Welding
................................................................26 Fabricator Program ..................................12
D8.14M/D8.14:2000 Specification for Automotive and Light Truck QC19:2002 Standard for the AWS Certification of Robotic
Components Weld Quality Aluminum Arc Arc Welding Personnel ..............................12
Welding ..................................................26
CHARTS
BRAZING AND BRAZE WELDING
A2.1 WC & DC Welding Symbol Charts ..................................6
A5.8/A5.8M:2004 Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and
Braze Welding ..........................................25 D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of
Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube..................23
A5.31-92R Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and
Braze Welding ..........................................25 F2.2:2001 Lens Shade Selector ......................................9
B2.2-91 Standard for Brazing Procedure and CONSUMABLE INSERTS (SEE FILLER METALS)
Performance Qualification ........................10
BFP Brazing Footprints ........................................22 CORROSION RESISTANCE
BRH Brazing Handbook, 5th edition ......................22 C2.20/C2.20M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spraying Zinc Anodes
BRS Braze Safely ..................................................8 on Steel Reinforced Concrete....................16
C3.2M/C3.2:2001 Standard Method for Evaluating the Strength C2.23M/C2.23:2003 Specification for the Application of Thermal
of Brazed Joints........................................22 Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum,
Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the
C3.3:2002 Recommended Practices for the Design, Corrosion Protection of Steel ....................16
Manufacture, and Inspection of Critical
Brazed Components..................................22 PRGC The Practical Reference Guide for Corrosion of
Welds Causes and Cures ......................15
C3.4M/C3.4:2007 Specification for Torch Brazing......................22
PRGHF The Practical Reference Guide for Hardfacing ....19
C3.5M/C3.5:2007 Specification for Induction Brazing................22
C3.6M/3.6:2008 Specification for Furnace Brazing ................22 CUTTING (SEE ALSO OXYFUEL WELDING AND CUTTING)
C3.7/C3.7M:2005 Specification for Aluminum Brazing ..............22 A5.12/A5.12M-98 Specification for Tungsten and Tungsten-Alloy
Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting......25
C3.8M/C3.8M:2005 Specification for the Ultrasonic Examination
of Brazed Joints........................................22 AWS Arc Welding and Cutting Safely ......................8
D9.1M/D9.1:2006 Sheet Metal Welding Code ..............................5 C4.6M:2006 Thermal CuttingClassification of Thermal
(ISO 9013:2002 IDT) Cuts Geometric Product Specification
D10.13/D10.13M:2001 Recommended Practices for the Brazing of
and Quality Tolerances..............................18
Copper Tubing and Fittings for Medical Gas
Systems ..................................................22 C5.2:2001 Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc
Cutting and Gouging ................................18
IBSC International Brazing & Soldering Conference
Proceedings..............................................22 C5.3:2000 Recommended Practices for Air Carbon Arc
Gouging and Cutting ................................18
BRIDGES C5.10/C5.10M:2003 Recommended Practices for Shielding Gases
D1.5M/D1.5:2007 Bridge Welding Code ......................................4 for Welding and Cutting ............................19
C7.2:1998 Recommended Practices for Laser Beam
CARBON STEEL Welding, Cutting, and Drilling ....................19
A5.1/A5.1M:2004 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes F4.1:2007 Safe Practices for the Preparation of
for Shielded Metal Arc Welding ................25 Containers and Piping for Welding and
A5.2/A5.2M:2007 Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Cutting ......................................................9
Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding ..................25 FSW Fire Safety in Welding and Cutting ..................9

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Subject Index
CODE NO. TITLE PAGE CODE NO. TITLE PAGE
PCWC:2001 Preparing Containers for Welding or Cutting: A5.9/A5.9M:2006 Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding
2001 ..........................................................9 Electrodes and Rods ................................25
A5.10/A5.10M:1999 Specification for Bare Aluminum and
DESIGN Aluminum-Alloy Welding Electrodes and
DPW Design and Planning Manual for Rods ........................................................25
Cost-Effective Welding................................6 A5.11/A5.11M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy
FWSH Design Handbook for Calculating Fillet Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc
Weld Sizes..................................................6 Welding ....................................................25
A5.12/A5.12M-98 Specification for Tungsten and Tungsten-Alloy
EDUCATION AND TRAINING (SEE ALSO REFERENCE) Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting......25
API-M Study Guide for API Standard 1104 Welding of A5.13:2000 Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for
Pipelines and Related Facilities ................11 Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25
CC-RM Code Clinic for Study of AWS D1.1 Structural A5.14/A5.14M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare
Welding CodeSteel, Reference Manual......11 Welding Electrodes and Rods....................25
CM:2000 Certification Manual for Welding Inspectors........11 A5.15-90(R2006) Specification for Welding Electrodes and Rods
CMWS:2005 Certified Welding Supervisor Manual................11 for Cast Iron..............................................25
EG2.0:2006 Curriculum Guide for Training and Qualification A5.16/A5.16M:2007 Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy
of Welding Personnel: Entry Welder ..........11 Welding Electrodes and Rods....................25
EG3.0-96 Guide for the Training and Qualification of A5.17/A5.17M-97(R2007) Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and
Welding Personnel: Level II Advanced Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding............25
Welders ....................................................11 A5.18/A5.18M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and
EG4.0-96 Guide for the Training and Qualification of Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding............25
Welding Personnel: Level IIIExpert Welders 11 A5.19-92(R2006) Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding
GWF-98 Guide for Setting Up a Welder Training Facility....11 Electrodes and Rods ................................25
QC5-91 AWS Standard for Certification of Welding A5.20/A5.20M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for
Educators ................................................12 Flux Cored Arc Welding ............................25
VIW-M Visual Inspection Workshop Reference Manual ..11 A5.21:2001 Specification for Bare Electrodes and Rods
for Surfacing ............................................25
WIT-T:2000 Welding Inspection Technology ....................14
A5.22-95R Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes
WIT-W-99 Welding Inspection Technology Workbook ....14 for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Stainless
Steel Flux Cored Rods for Gas Tungsten Arc
ELECTRODES (SEE FILLER METALS) Welding ....................................................25
ELECTROGAS WELDING A5.23/A5.23M:2007 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes
and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding ....25
A5.25/A5.25M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel
Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag A5.24/A5.24M:2005 Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium
Welding ....................................................25 Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods............25
A5.26/A5.26M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel A5.25/A5.25M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel
Electrodes for Electrogas Welding ............25 Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag
Welding ....................................................25
C5.7:2000 (R2006) Recommended Practices for Electrogas
Welding ....................................................19 A5.26/A5.26M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel
Electrodes for Electrogas Welding ............25
ELECTRON BEAM WELDING A5.28/A5.28M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes
C7.1M/C7.1:2004 Recommended Practices for Electron Beam and Rods for Gas Shielded Metal Arc
Welding ....................................................19 Welding ....................................................25
C7.3:1999R Process Specification for Electron Beam A5.29/A5.29M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes
Welding ....................................................19 for Flux Cored Arc Welding........................25
A5.30/A5.30M:2007 Specification for Consumable Inserts ............25
FILLER METALS A5.31-92R Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze
A4.2M:2006 Standard Procedures for Calibrating Magnetic Welding ....................................................25
Instruments to Measure the Delta Ferrite A5.34/A5.34M:2007 Specification for Nickel-Alloy Electrodes
Content of Austenitic and Duplex Ferritic- for Flux Cored Arc Welding........................25
Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal ......24
FMC:2000 Filler Metal Comparison Charts (Book) ..........24
A4.3-93R Standard Methods for Determination of the
Diffusible Hydrogen Content of Martensitic, IFS CD International Index of Welding Filler Metal
Bainitic, and Ferritic Steel Weld Metal Classifications ..............................................24
Produced by Arc Welding ..........................24 UGFM-95 Users Guide to Filler Metals ........................24
A4.4M:2001(R2006) Standard Procedures for Determination of
Moisture Content of Welding Fluxes and FLUX CORED ARC WELDING (SEE GAS METAL ARC)
Welding Electrode Flux Coverings ............24
A5.01-93R Filler Metal Procurement Guidelines..............24
FLUXES (SEE FILLER METALS)
A5.02/A5.02M:2007 Specification for Filler Metal Standard Sizes, FOOD PROCESSING SYSTEMS
Packaging, and Physical Attributes............24
D18.1:1999 Specification for Welding of Austenitic Stainless
A5.1/A5.1M:2004 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Steel Tube and Pipe Systems in Sanitary
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25 (Hygienic) Applications..............................23
A5.2/A5.2M:2007 Specification for Carbon and Low Alloy Steel D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of
Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding ..................25 Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube..................23
A5.3/A5.3M:1999(R2007) Specification for Aluminum and D18.3/D18.3M:2005 Specification for Welding of Tanks, Vessels, and
Aluminum-Alloy Electrodes for Shielded Other Equipment in Sanitary (Hygienic)
Metal Arc Welding ....................................25 Applications..............................................23
A5.4/A5.4M:2006 Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for FRICTION WELDING
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25
C6.1-89R Recommended Practices for Friction Welding ....19
A5.5/A5.5M:2006 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25 C6.2/C6.2M:2006 Specification for Friction Welding of Metals ........19
A5.6/A5.6M:2008 Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Elec- GAS METAL ARC WELDING
trodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......25
C5.6-89R Recommended Practices for Gas Metal Arc
A5.7/A5.7M:2007 Specification for Copper and Copper Alloy Bare Welding ....................................................19
Welding Rods and Electrodes....................25
PHB-4 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Gas Metal
A5.8/A5.8M:2004 Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc
Braze Welding ..........................................25 Welding (FCAW) ........................................29

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CODE NO. TITLE PAGE CODE NO. TITLE PAGE
PHB-8 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Gas Metal MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS
Arc Welding (GMAW) of Aluminum ............29
DPW Design and Planning Manual for
GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING Cost-Effective Welding................................6
A5.22-95R Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for TIH The Industrial Hobarts ....................................7
Flux Cored Arc Welding and Stainless Steel
TWM Total Welding Management ............................7
Flux Cored Rods for Gas Tungsten Arc
Welding ....................................................25
MARINE
C5.5/C5.5M:2003 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc
Welding ....................................................18 D3.5-93R Guide for Steel Hull Welding..........................26
D10.6/D10.6M:2000 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc D3.6M:1999 Specification for Underwater Welding ..........26
Welding of Titanium Piping and Tubing......23 D3.7:2004 Guide for Aluminum Hull Welding ..................26

GOUGING (SEE CUTTING) METALLURGY


PRGWM The Practical Reference Guide to Welding
HEALTH (SEE SAFETY AND HEALTH) Metallurgy: Key Concepts for Weldability ..15
INSPECTION WM1.4 Welding Metallurgy, Carbon and Alloy Steels,
Volume 1, Fundamentals ............................6
B1.10:1999 Guide for the Nondestructive Examination
of Welds ..................................................14 METRIC PRACTICE (SEE REFERENCE)
B1.11:2000 Guide for the Visual Examination of Welds ....14
B4.0:2007 Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of NICKEL
Welds, U.S. Customary Only......................14 G2.1M/G2.1:2002 Guide for the Joining of Wrought
B4.0M:2000 Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Nickel-Based Alloys ..................................15
Welds, Metric Only....................................14
OXYFUEL WELDING AND CUTTING
C3.3:2002 Recommended Practices for the Design,
Manufacture, and Inspection of Critical C4.1-77 SET Criteria for Describing Oxygen-Cut Surfaces,
Brazed Components..................................22 and Oxygen Cutting Surface Roughness
Gauge ......................................................18
C3.8M/C3.8:2005 Specification for the Ultrasonic Examination
of Brazed Joints........................................22 C4.2/C4.2M:2006 Recommended Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas
Cutting Torch Operation ............................18
D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of
Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube..................23 C4.3/C4.3M:2007 Recommended Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas
Heating Torch Operation............................18
G1.2M /G1.2:1999 Specification for Standardized Ultrasonic
Welding Test Specimen for Thermoplastics....17 C4.4/C4.4M:2007 Recommended Practices for Heat Shaping and
Straightening with Oxyfuel Gas Heating
G1.6:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Plastics Torches ....................................................18
Welding Inspectors for Hot Gas, Hot Gas
Extrusion, and Heated Tool Butt C4.5M:2006 Uniform Designation System for
Thermoplastic Welds ................................17 Oxyfuel Nozzles ........................................18
PHB-2 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Visual C4.6M:2006 Thermal Cutting Classification of Thermal
Inspection and Weld Discontinuities Cuts Geometric Product Specification
Causes and Remedies ..............................29 and Quality Tolerances..............................18
PHB-6 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Visual OWS Oxyfuel Gas Welding, Cutting, and
Inspection of AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Heating Safely ..........................................18
Code's Fabrication and Welding
Requirements ..........................................29 PIPING AND TUBING
PRG The Practical Reference Guide for Radiographic D10.4-86R Recommended Practices for Welding
Inspection Acceptance Criteria..................14 Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel
Piping and Tubing ....................................23
PRGVT The Practical Reference Guide for Welding
Inspection Management Visual Inspection D10.6/D10.6M:2000 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc
of Pressure Vessels and Pressure Piping ..23 Welding of Titanium Piping and Tubing......23
QC1:2007 Standard for AWS Certification of Welding D10.7M/D10.7:2000 Guide for the Gas Shielded Arc Welding of
Inspectors ................................................12 Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Pipe..........23
QC15:2008 Specification for the Certification of D10.8-96 Recommended Practices for Welding of
Radiographic Interpreters ........................12 Chromium-Molybdenum Steel Piping and
Tubing ......................................................23
VIW-M Visual Inspection Workshop Reference Manual ....11
D10.10/D10.10M:2007 Recommended Practices for Local Heating of
WI:2000 Welding Inspection Handbook ......................14 Welds in Piping and Tubing ......................23
WIT-E Welding Inspection Technology Sample CWI D10.11M/D10.11 Recommended Practices for Root Pass Welding
Fundamentals Examination ......................14 of Pipe Without Backing ..........................23
WIT-T:2000 Welding Inspection Technology ....................14 D10.12M/D10.12:2000 Guide for Welding Mild Steel Pipe ................23
WIT-W-99 Welding Inspection Technology Workbook ....14 D10.13/D10.13M:2001 Recommended Practices for the Brazing of
Copper Tubing and Fittings for Medical Gas
LASER BEAM WELDING Systems ..................................................22
C7.2:1998 Recommended Practices for Laser Beam D18.1:1999 Specification for Welding of Austenitic
Welding, Cutting, and Drilling ....................19 Stainless Steel Tube and Pipe Systems in
Sanitary (Hygienic) Applications ................23
MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of
D14.1/D14.1M:2005 Specification for Welding of Industrial and Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube ................23
Mill Cranes and Other Material Handling
Equipment ..............................................27 F4.1:2007 Safe Practices for the Preparation of
Containers and Piping for Welding and
D14.3/D14.3M:2005 Specification for Welding Earthmoving, Cutting ......................................................9
Construction, and Agricultural Equipment..27
PRGVT The Practical Reference Guide for Welding
D14.4/D14.4M:2005 Specification for Welded Joints in Machinery Inspection ManagementVisual Inspection
and Equipment ........................................27 of Pressure Vessels and Pressure Piping ..23

PLASMA ARC WELDING AND CUTTING


D14.5-97 Specification for Welding of Presses and
Press Components....................................27 C5.1-73 Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc
Welding ....................................................18
D14.6/D14.6M:2005 Specification for Welding of Rotating Elements
of Equipment ............................................27 C5.2:2001 Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc
Cutting and Gouging ................................18
D14.7/D14.7M:2005 Recommended Practices for Surfacing and
Reconditioning of Industrial Mill Rolls........27 C5.10/C5.10M:2003 Recommended Practices for Shielding Gases
for Welding and Cutting ............................19

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Subject Index
CODE NO. TITLE PAGE CODE NO. TITLE PAGE

PLASTICS REFERENCE
B2.4:2006 Specification for Welding Procedure and A1.1:2001 Metric Practice Guide for the Welding
Performance Qualification for Industry ....................................................6
Thermoplastics ........................................17 A2.4:2007 Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and
G1.1M/G1.1:2006 Guide to Ultrasonic Assembly of Nondestructive Examination ......................6
Thermoplastics ........................................17 A3.0:2001 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions ........6
G1.2M /G1.2:1999 Specification for Standardized Ultrasonic JWE Jeffersons Welding Encyclopedia ..................6
Welding Test Specimen for Thermoplastics....17
PHB-5 The Everyday Pocket Handbook on Metric
G1.6:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Plastics Practices for the Welding Industry ............29
Welding Inspectors for Hot Gas, Hot Gas
Extrusion, and Heated Tool Butt WHB-X.X Welding Handbooks ........................................7
Thermoplastic Welds ................................17
G1.10M:2001 Guide for the Evaluation of Hot Gas,
RESISTANCE WELDING
Hot Gas Extrusion, and Heated Tool Butt C1.1M/C1.1:2000 (R2006) Recommended Practices for Resistance
Thermoplastic Welds ................................17 Welding ....................................................18
C1.4M/C1.4:1999 Specification for Resistance Welding of
POWER SOURCES Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels ..................15
PAPS The Professionals Advisor on Arc Welding C1.5:2005 Specification for the Qualification of
Power Sources and Related Equipment ......6 Resistance Welding Technician ................10
QUALIFICATION: PROCEDURES AND PERSONNEL D8.1M:2007 Specification for Automotive Weld Quality
(SEE ALSO CERTIFICATION) Resistance Spot Welding of Steel ..............26
B2.1:2005 Specification for Welding Procedure and D8.6:2005 Standard for Automotive Resistance Spot
Performance Qualification ........................10 Welding Electrodes ..................................26
B2.1-X:YYYY Standard Welding Procedure D8.7M:2005 Recommended Practices for Automotive Weld
Specifications ....................................20-21 Quality Resistance Spot Welding ..........26
B2.1-BMG:2005 Base Metal Grouping for Welding Procedure D17.2/D17.2M:2007 Specification for Resistance Welding for
and Performance Qualification ................10 Aerospace Applications ............................26
B2.2-91 Standard for Brazing Procedure and PARW The Professionals Advisor on Resistance
Performance Qualification ........................10 Welding ....................................................28
B2.4:2006 Specification for Welding Procedure and RWM Resistance Welding Manual, Revised Fourth
Performance Qualification for Edition ....................................................28
Thermoplastics ........................................17 RWVID Introduction to Resistance Welding Video ......28
B5.1:2003 Specification for the Qualification of Welding RW5,14, 16, 34 RWMA Bulletins ..........................................28
Inspectors ................................................10
B5.2:2001 Specification for the Qualification of Welding ROBOTIC WELDING
Inspector Specialists and Welding Inspector AWR Arc Welding with Robots: Dos and Donts ....19
Assistants ................................................10 D16.1M/D16.1:2004 Specification for Robotic Arc Welding Safety ..8
B5.4:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Welder D16.2M/16.2:2007 Guide for Components of Robotic and
Test Facilities............................................10 Automatic Arc Welding Installations ..........19
B5.5:2000 Specification for the Qualification of D16.3M/ D16.3:2001 Risk Assessment Guide for Robotic Arc
Welding Educators....................................10 Welding ....................................................8
B5.9:2000 Specification for the Qualification of Welding D16.4M/D16.4:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Robotic
Supervisors ..............................................10 Arc Welding Personnel ..............................11
B5.14:2002 Specification for the Qualification of Welding QC19:2002 Standard for the AWS Certification of Robotic
Sales Representatives ..............................10 Arc Welding Personnel ..............................12
B5.15:2003 Specification for the Qualification of
Radiographic Interpreters ........................10 SAFETY AND HEALTH
B5.16:2001 Specification for the Qualification of Welding AWN Arc Welding and Cutting Noise ........................8
Engineers ................................................10
AWR Arc Welding with Robots: Dos and Donts ....19
B5.17:2004 Specification for the Qualification of Welding
Fabricators ..............................................10 AWS Arc Welding and Cutting Safely ......................8
C1.5:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Resistance BRS Braze Safely ..................................................8
Welding Technician ..................................10 CAWF Characterization of Arc Welding Fume ............8
C2.16/C2.16M:2002 Guide for Thermal-Spray Operator EWH-1 through 13 Effects of Welding on Health, Vol. I through XIII ....8
Qualification ............................................16 F1.1M:2006 Method for Sampling Airborne Particulates
D16.4M/D16.4:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Robotic Generated by Welding and Allied
Arc Welding Personnel ..............................11 Processes ..................................................8
G1.6:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Plastics F1.2M:2006 Laboratory Method for Measuring Fume
Welding Inspectors for Hot Gas, Hot Gas Generation Rates and Total Fume Emission
Extrusion, and Heated Tool Butt of Welding and Allied Processes ................8
Thermoplastic Welds ................................17 F1.3:2006 A Sampling Strategy Guide for Evaluating
PAPQV The Professionals Advisor on Procedure Contaminants in the Welding Environment ......8
Qualification Variables ..............................10 F1.5M:2003 Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Gases
from Welding and Allied Processes..............8
RADIOGRAPHY (SEE ALSO INSPECTION)
F1.6:2003 Guide for Estimating Welding Emissions for
B5.15:2003 Specification for the Qualification of EPA and Ventilation Permit Reporting ........8
Radiographic Interpreters ........................10
F2.2:2001 Lens Shade Selector ......................................8
PRG The Practical Reference Guide for Radiographic
Inspection Acceptance Criteria..................14 F2.3M:2001 Specification for Use and Performance of
Transparent Welding Curtains and
QC15:2008 Specification for the Certification of Screens ......................................................9
Radiographic Interpreters ........................12
F3.2M/F3.2:2001 Ventilation Guide for Weld Fume ....................9
RAILROADS F4.1:2007 Safe Practices for the Preparation of
Containers and Piping for Welding and
D15.1:2007 Railroad Welding Specification Cutting ......................................................9
Cars and Locomotives ............................28
FSW Fire Safety in Welding and Cutting ..................9
D15.2:2003 Recommended Practices for the Welding of
Rails and Related Rail Components for Use FUMES AND GASES Fumes and Gases in the
by Rail Vehicles ........................................28 Welding Environment ................................9

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Subject Index
CODE NO. TITLE PAGE CODE NO. TITLE PAGE
LVOS Laboratory Validation of Ozone Sampling with PHB-3 The Everyday Pocket Handbook on Welded
Spill-Proof Impingers ................................9 Joint Details for Structural Applications ....29
OWS Oxyfuel Gas Welding, Cutting, and Heating PHB-6 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Visual
Safely ........................................................9 Inspection of D1.1 Structural Welding Codes
PCWC:2001 Preparing Containers for Welding or Fabrication & Welding Requirements ........29
Cutting: 2001 ............................................9
STUD WELDING
SGSH The Independent Shops Guide to Welding
Safety and Health ......................................8 C5.4-93 Recommended Practices for Stud Welding ..18
SHF Safety and Health Fact Sheets ........................9 D1.1/D1.1M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSteel......................4
SP Safe Practices ..............................................9 D1.2/D1.2M:2003 Structural Welding CodeAluminum ............4
ULR Ultraviolet Reflectance of Paint ......................9 D1.5M/D1.5:2007 Bridge Welding Code ......................................4
Z49.1:2005 Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes ..8 D1.6/D1.6M:2007 Structural Welding CodeStainless Steel ......5

SHEET METAL SURFACING (SEE ALSO THERMAL SPRAYING)


B2.1-X:YYYY Standard Welding Procedure Specifications ..20 A5.13:2000 Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25
D1.2/D1.2M:2003 Structural Welding CodeAluminum ............4
A5.21:2001 Specification for Bare Electrodes and Rods
D1.3/D1.3M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSheet Steel............4 for Surfacing ............................................25
D9.1M/D9.1:2006 Sheet Metal Welding Code ..............................5
SYMBOLS
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING A2.4:2007 Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and
PHB-7 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Shielded Nondestructive Examination........................6
Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) ......................29
TERMINOLOGY
SHIELDING GASES A3.0:2001 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions ........6
A5.32/A5.32M-97(R2007) Specification for Welding Shielding Gases ....25
C5.10/C5.10M:2003 Recommended Practices for Shielding Gases TESTING (SEE INSPECTION)
for Welding and Cutting ............................19
THERMAL SPRAYING
SOLDERING C2.16/C2.16M:2002 Guide for Thermal-Spray Operator
SHB Soldering Handbook ....................................22 Qualification ............................................16
C2.18-93 Guide for the Protection of Steel with Thermal
STAINLESS STEEL Sprayed Coatings of Aluminum and Zinc and
Their Alloys and Composites ....................16
A4.2M:2006 Standard Procedures for Calibrating Magnetic
Instruments to Measure the Delta Ferrite C2.20/C2.20M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spraying Zinc Anodes
Content of Austenitic and Duplex Ferritic- on Steel Reinforced Concrete ..................16
Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal ......24 C2.21M/C2.21:2003 Specification for Thermal Spray Equipment
A5.4/A5.4M:2006 Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Acceptance Inspection ............................16
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25 C2.23M/C2.23:2003 Specification for the Application of Thermal
A5.9/A5.9M:2006 Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum,
Electrodes and Rods ................................25 Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the
Corrosion Protection of Steel ....................16
A5.22-95R Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes
for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Stainless C2.25/C2.25M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spray Feedstock
Steel Flux Cored Rods for Gas Tungsten Arc Solid and Composite Wire and Ceramic
Welding ....................................................25 Rods ........................................................16
B2.1-X:YYYY Standard Welding Procedure TSM Thermal Spray Manual ................................16
Specifications ....................................21-22 TSS Thermal Spraying Practice, Theory and
D1.6/D1.6M:2007 Structural Welding CodeStainless Steel ......5 Application ..............................................16
D10.4-86R Recommended Practices for Welding Austenitic
Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Piping and THERMITE WELDING
Tubing ....................................................23 D15.2:2003 Recommended Practices for the Welding of
D18.1:1999 Specification for Welding of Austenitic Stainless Rails and Related Rail Components for
Steel Tube and Pipe Systems in Sanitary Use by Rail Vehicles ................................28
(Hygienic) Applications..............................23
TITANIUM
D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of
Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube ................23 A5.16/A5.16M:2007 Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy
Welding Electrodes and Rods....................25
PASS The Professionals Advisor on Welding of
Stainless Steels ........................................15 D1.9/D1.9M:2007 Structural Welding CodeTitanium................5
D10.6/D10.6M:2000 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc
STEEL (SEE ALSO CARBON STEEL, STAINLESS STEEL, Welding of Titanium Piping and Tubing ....23
STRUCTURAL WELDING) G2.4/G2.4M:2007 Guide for the Fusion Welding of Titanium and
PHB-1 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Arc Titanium Alloys ........................................15
Welding Steel ..........................................19 PRGT The Practical Reference Guide to
Welding Titanium ....................................15
STRUCTURAL WELDING
D1.1/D1.1M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSteel......................4 WELDING CURTAINS AND SCREENS
D1.1-BI The Official Book of D1.1 Interpretations ........4 F2.3M:2001 Specification for Use and Performance of
D1.1 CCRM:2006 Code Clinic for Study of AWS D1.1 Structural Transparent Welding Curtains and
Welding CodeSteel, Reference Manual..11 Screens ....................................................14
D1.2/D1.2M:2003 Structural Welding CodeAluminum ............4 ZINC COATINGS
D1.3/D1.3M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSheet Steel............4 WZC Welding Zinc-Coated Steels ........................15
D1.4/D1.4M:2005 Structural Welding CodeReinforcing Steel ..4 A1.1:2001 Metric Practice Guide for the Welding Industry ................6
D1.5M/D1.5:2007 Bridge Welding Code ......................................4 A2.1 WC & DC WC & DC Welding Symbol Charts (Wall & Desk Chart) ......6
A2.4:2007 Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and
D1.6:/D1.6M:2007 Structural Welding CodeStainless Steel ......5 Nondestructive Examination ........................................6
D1.8/D1.8M:2005 Structural Welding CodeSeismic A3.0:2001 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions ..........................6
A4.2M:2006 Standard Procedures for Calibrating Magnetic
Supplement ................................................5 (ISO 8249:2000 MOD) Instruments to Measure the Delta Ferrite
D1.9/D1.9M:2007 Structural Welding CodeTitanium................5 Content of Austenitic and Duplex Ferritic-
Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal ........................24

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List of Publications by Code Number
A4.3-93(R2006) Standard Methods for Determination of the B5.14:2002 Specification for the Qualification of Welding
Diffusible Hydrogen Content of Martensitic, Sales Representatives................................................10
Bainitic, and Ferritic Steel Weld Metal B5.15:2003 Specification for the Qualification of
Produced by Arc Welding ..........................................24 Radiographic Interpreters ..........................................10
A4.4M:2001(R2006) Standard Procedures for Determination of B5.16:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Welding
Moisture Content of Welding Fluxes and Engineers ..................................................................10
Welding Electrode Flux Coverings ............................24 B5.17:2004 Specification for the Qualification of Welding
A5.01-93R Filler Metal Procurement Guidelines ..............................24 Fabricators ................................................................10
A5.02/A5.02M:2007 Specification for Filler Metal Standard Sizes, BFP Brazing Footprints..........................................................22
Packaging, and Physical Attributes ............................24 BRH Brazing Handbook, 5th edition........................................22
A5.1/A5.1M:2004 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for BRS Braze Safely ....................................................................8
Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................................25
C1.1M/C1.1:2000 (R2006) Recommended Practices for Resistance Welding ..........18
A5.2/A5.2M:2007 Specification for Carbon and Low Alloy Steel
Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding ....................................25 C1.4M/C1.4:1999 Specification for Resistance Welding of Carbon
and Low-Alloy Steels ................................................15
A5.3/A5.3M:1999 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy
(R2007) Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding ................25 C1.5:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Resistance
Welding Technician ....................................................10
A5.4/A5.4M:2006 Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for
Shielded Metal Arc Welding........................................25 C2.16/C2.16M:2002 Guide for Thermal-Spray Operator Qualification ............16
A5.5/A5.5M:2006 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for C2.18-93 Guide for the Protection of Steel with Thermal
Shielded Metal Arc Welding........................................25 Sprayed Coatings of Aluminum and Zinc and
Their Alloys and Composites ......................................16
A5.6/A5.6M:2008 Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Elec-
trodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding ......................25 C2.20/C2.20M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spraying Zinc Anodes
on Steel Reinforced Concrete ....................................16
A5.7/A5.7M:2007 Specification for Copper and Copper Alloy Bare
Welding Rods and Electrodes ....................................25 C2.21M/C2.21:2003 Specification for Thermal Spray Equipment
Acceptance Inspection ..............................................16
A5.8/A5.8M:2004 Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and
Braze Welding............................................................25 C2.23M/C2.23:2003 Specification for the Application of Thermal
Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum,
A5.9/A5.9M:2006 Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the
Welding Electrodes and Rods ....................................25 Corrosion Protection of Steel ....................................16
A5.10/A5.10M:1999 Specification for Bare Aluminum and C2.25/C2.25M:2002 Specification for Thermal Spray Feedstock
(R2007) Aluminum-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods ..........25 Solid and Composite Wire and Ceramic Rods ............16
A5.11/A5.11M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy C3.2M/C3.2:2001 Standard Method for Evaluating the Strength of
Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding ....25 Brazed Joints ............................................................22
A5.12/A5.12M-98 Specification for Tungsten and Tungsten-Alloy C3.3:2002 Recommended Practices for the Design,
Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting ......................25 Manufacture, and Inspection of Critical
A5.13:2000 Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for Brazed Components ..................................................22
Shielded Metal Arc Welding........................................25 C3.4M/C3.4:2007 Specification for Torch Brazing ......................................22
A5.14/A5.14M:2005 Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare C3.5M/C3.5:2007 Specification for Induction Brazing ................................22
Welding Electrodes and Rods ....................................25
C3.6M/C3.6:2008 Specification for Furnace Brazing ..................................22
A5.15-90(R2006) Specification for Welding Electrodes and
Rods for Cast Iron ......................................................25 C3.7/C3.7M:2005 Specification for Aluminum Brazing................................22
A5.16/A5.16M:2007 Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy C3.8M/C3.8:2005 Specification for the Ultrasonic Examination of
Welding Electrodes and Rods ....................................25 Brazed Joints ............................................................22
A5.17/A5.17M-97 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and C4.1-77 SET Criteria for Describing Oxygen-Cut Surfaces,
(R2007) Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding ............................25 and Oxygen Cutting Surface Roughness Gauge ........18
A5.18/A5.18M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and C4.2/C4.2M:2006 Recommended Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas
Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding ............................25 Cutting Torch Operation ............................................18
A5.19-92(R2006) Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding C4.3/C4.3M:2007 Recommended Practices for Safe Oxyfuel Gas
Electrodes and Rods ................................................25 Heating Torch Operation ............................................18
A5.20/A5.20M:2005 Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for C4.4/C4.4M:2007 Recommended Practices for Heat Shaping and
Flux Cored Arc Welding ..............................................25 Straightening with Oxyfuel Gas Heating Torches ........18
A5.21:2001 Specification for Bare Electrodes and Rods C4.5M:2006 Uniform Designation System for Oxyfuel Nozzles............18
for Surfacing..............................................................25 C4.6M:2006 Thermal Cutting Classification of Thermal
A5.22-95R Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Cuts Geometric Product Specification
Flux Cored Arc Welding and Stainless Steel and Quality Tolerances ..............................................18
Flux Cored Rods for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding ..........25 C5.1-73 Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc Welding ..........18
A5.23/A5.23M:2007 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes C5.2:2001 Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc
and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding ......................25 Cutting and Gouging ..................................................18
A5.24/A5.24M:2005 Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium-Alloy C5.3:2000 Recommended Practices for Air Carbon Arc
Welding Electrodes and Rods ....................................25 Gouging and Cutting ................................................18
A5.25/A5.25M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel C5.4-93 Recommended Practices for Stud Welding ....................18
Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag Welding ..........25 C5.5/C5.5M:2003 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten
A5.26/A5.26M-97R Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Arc Welding ..............................................................18
Electrodes for Electrogas Welding ..............................25 C5.6-89R Recommended Practices for Gas Metal Arc Welding ......19
A5.28/A5.28M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and C5.7:2000 (R2006) Recommended Practices for Electrogas Welding ..........19
Rods for Gas Shielded Metal Arc Welding..........................25 C5.10/C5.10M:2003 Recommended Practices for Shielding Gases
A5.29/A5.29M:2005 Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for for Welding and Cutting..............................................19
Flux Cored Arc Welding ..............................................25 C6.1-89R Recommended Practices for Friction Welding ................19
A5.30/A5.30M:2007 Specification for Consumable Inserts ............................25 C6.2/C6.2M:2006 Specification for Friction Welding of Metals ..........................19
A5.31-92R Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and C7.1M/C7.1:2004 Recommended Practices for Electron Beam
Braze Welding............................................................25 Welding ....................................................................19
A5.32/A5.32M-97(R2007) Specification for Welding Shielding Gases ......................25 C7.2:1998 Recommended Practices for Laser Beam
A5.34/A5.34M:2007 Specification for Nickel-Alloy Electrodes for Welding, Cutting, and Drilling ....................................19
Flux Cored Arc Welding ..............................................25 C7.3:1999R Process Specification for Electron Beam Welding ..........19
A10.1M:2007 Specification for Calibration and Performance CAWF Characterization of Arc Welding Fume ..............................8
Testing of Secondary Current Sensing Coils CM:2000 Certification Manual for Welding Inspectors ......................11
and Weld Current Monitors used in Single- CMWS:2005 Certified Welding Supervisor Manual ................................12
Phase AC Resistance Welding ....................................28
D1.1/D1.1M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSteel ......................................4
AWN Arc Welding and Cutting Noise ........................................8
D1.1 CCRM Code Clinic for Study of AWS D1.1 Structural
AWR Arc Welding with Robots: Dos and Donts ......................19 Welding CodeSteel, Reference Manual ..................11
AWS Arc Welding and Cutting Safely ........................................8 D1.2/D1.2M:2003 Structural Welding CodeAluminum ..............................4
B1.10:1999 Guide for the Nondestructive Examination of Welds ........14 D1.3/D1.3M:2008 Structural Welding CodeSheet Steel ............................4
B1.11:2000 Guide for the Visual Examination of Welds ......................14 D1.4/D1.4M:2005 Structural Welding CodeReinforcing Steel ....................4
B2.1:2005 Specification for Welding Procedure and D1.5M/D1.5:2007 Bridge Welding Code........................................................4
Performance Qualification ........................................10
D1.6/D1.6M:2007 Structural Welding CodeStainless Steel ........................5
B2.1-X:YYYY Standard Welding Procedure Specifications ............20-21
D1.8/D1.8M:2005 Structural Welding CodeSeismic Supplement ..............5
B2.1-BMG:2005 Base Metal Grouping for Welding Procedure
and Performance Qualification ..................................10 D1.9/D1.9M:2007 Structural Welding CodeTitanium ................................5
B2.2-91 Standard for Brazing Procedure and D3.5-93R Guide for Steel Hull Welding ..........................................26
Performance Qualification ........................................10 D3.6M:1999 Specification for Underwater Welding ............................26
B2.4:2006 Specification for Welding Procedure and D3.7:2004 Guide for Aluminum Hull Welding ..................................26
Performance Qualification for Thermoplastics ............17 D8.1M:2007 Specification for Automotive Weld Quality
B4.0:2007 Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Resistance Spot Welding of Steel ..............................26
Welds, U.S. Customary Only ......................................14 D8.6:2005 Standard for Automotive Resistance Spot
B4.0M:2000 Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Welding Electrodes ....................................................26
Welds, Metric Only ....................................................14 D8.7M:2005 Recommended Practices for Automotive Weld
B5.1:2003 Specification for the Qualification of Welding Quality Resistance Spot Welding ............................26
Inspectors..................................................................10 D8.8M:2007 Specification for Automotive Weld QualityArc ................
B5.2:2001 Specification for the Qualification of Welding Inspector Welding of Steel ............................................................26
Specialists and Welding Inspector Assistants ............10 D8.9M:2002 Recommended Practices for Test Methods for
B5.4:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Welder Evaluating the Resistance Spot Welding
Test Facilities ............................................................10 Behavior of Automotive Sheet Steel Materials ............26
B5.5:2000 Specification for the Qualification of Welding
Educators ..................................................................10 D8.14M/D8.14:2000 Specification for Automotive and Light Truck
B5.9:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Welding Components Weld QualityAluminum Arc Welding ..26
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D9.1M/D9.1:2000 Sheet Metal Welding Code ..............................................5 G2.4/G2.4M:2007 Guide for the Fusion Welding of Titanium and
D10.4-86R Recommended Practices for Welding Austenitic Titanium Alloys ..........................................................15
Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Piping GWF-98 Guide for Setting Up a Welder Training Facility ......................11
and Tubing ..............................................................23 GTW Guide to Weldability: Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels ........15
D10.6/D10.6M:2000 Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc IBSC International Brazing & Soldering Conference
Welding of Titanium Piping and Tubing ......................23 Proceedings ..............................................................22
D10.7M/D10.7:2000 Guide for the Gas Shielded Arc Welding of IFS CD International Index of Welding Filler Metal
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Pipe ..........................23 Classifications ..........................................................24
D10.8-96 Recommended Practices for Welding of JWE Jeffersons Welding Encyclopedia ....................................6
Chromium-Molybdenum Steel Piping and Tubing ......23 LVOS Laboratory Validation of Ozone Sampling with
D10.10/D10.10M:1999 Recommended Practices for Local Heating of Spill-Proof Impingers ..................................................9
Welds in Piping and Tubing ........................................23 OWS Oxyfuel Gas Welding, Cutting, and Heating Safely ............9
D10.11M/D10.11:2007 Recommended Practices for Root Pass Welding PAPQV The Professionals Advisor on Procedure
of Pipe Without Backing ............................................23 Qualification Variables ..............................................11
D10.12M/D10.12:2000 Guide for Welding Mild Steel Pipe ..................................23 PAPS The Professionals Advisor on Arc Welding
D10.13/D10.13M:2001 Recommended Practices for the Brazing of Power Sources and Related Equipment ......................6
Copper Tubing and Fittings for Medical PARW The Professionals Advisor on Resistance Welding ..........28
Gas Systems..............................................................22
PASS The Professionals Advisor on Welding of
D11.2-89 (R2006) Guide for Welding Iron Castings......................................15 Stainless Steels ........................................................15
D14.1/D14.1M:2005 Specification for Welding of Industrial and PCWC:2001 Preparing Containers for Welding or Cutting: 2001 ..........9
Mill Cranes and Other Material Handling
Equipment ................................................................27 PHB-1 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Arc
Welding Steel ............................................................29
D14.3/D14.3M:2005 Specification for Welding Earthmoving,
Construction, and Agricultural Equipment ..................27 PHB-2 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Visual
Inspection and Weld Discontinuities
D14.4/D14.4M:2005 Specification for Welded Joints in Machinery Causes and Remedies ..............................................29
and Equipment ..........................................................27
PHB-3 The Everyday Pocket Handbook on Welded
D14.5-97 Specification for Welding of Presses and Press Joint Details for Structural Applications ....................29
Components ..............................................................27
PHB-4 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Gas Metal
D14.6/D14.6M:2005 Specification for Welding of Rotating Elements Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc
of Equipment ............................................................27 Welding (FCAW) ........................................................29
D14.7/D14.7M:2005 Recommended Practices for Surfacing and PHB-5 The Everyday Pocket Handbook on Metric
Reconditioning of Industrial Mill Rolls ........................27 Practices for the Welding Industry ............................29
D15.1:2007 Railroad Welding Specification PHB-6 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Visual
Cars and Locomotives ..............................................29 Inspection of AWS D1.1 Structural Welding
D15.2:2003 Recommended Practices for the Welding of Codes Fabrication and Welding Requirements ..........29
Rails and Related Rail Components for Use PHB-7 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Shielded
by Rail Vehicles ........................................................28 Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) ........................................29
D16.1M/D16.1:2004 Specification for Robotic Arc Welding Safety ....................8 PHB-8 The Everyday Pocket Handbook for Gas Metal
D16.2M/16.2:2007 Guide for Components of Robotic and Arc Welding (GMAW) of Aluminum..............................29
Automatic Arc Welding Installations............................19 PI-M Study Guide for API Standard 1104 Welding of
D16.3/D16.3M:2001 Risk Assessment Guide for Robotic Arc Welding ..............8 Pipelines and Related Facilities ..................................11
D16.4M/D16.4:2005 Specification for the Qualification of Robotic PRG The Practical Reference Guide for Radiographic
Arc Welding Personnel ..............................................11 Inspection Acceptance Criteria ..................................14
D17.1:2001 Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace PRGHF The Practical Reference Guide for Hardfacing........................19
Applications ..............................................................26 PRGQA The Practical Reference Guide for High Quality
D17.2/D17.2M:2007 Specification for Resistance Welding for Fusion Welding of Aluminum......................................15
Aerospace Applications..............................................26 PRGT The Practical Reference Guide to Welding Titanium ......15
D18.1:1999 Specification for Welding of Austenitic Stainless PRGVT The Practical Reference Guide for Welding
Steel Tube and Pipe Systems in Sanitary Inspection Management Visual Inspection
(Hygienic) Applications ..............................................23 of Pressure Vessels and Pressure Piping ....................23
D18.2:1999 Guide to Weld Discoloration Levels on Inside of PRGWA The Practical Reference Guide to Welding
Austenitic Stainless Steel Tube ..................................23 Aluminum in Commercial Applications ......................15
D18.3/D18.3M:2005 Specification for Welding of Tanks, Vessels, PRGWM The Practical Reference Guide to Welding
and Other Equipment in Sanitary (Hygienic) Metallurgy: Key Concepts for Weldability....................15
Applications ..............................................................23
QC1:2007 Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors ....12
DPW Design and Planning Manual for
Cost-Effective Welding ................................................6 QC4-89 Standard for Accreditation of Test Facilities for
AWS Certified Welder Program ..................................12
EG2.0:2006 Guide for the Training and Qualification of
Welding Personnel: Entry Level Welders ....................11 QC5-91 AWS Standard for Certification of Welding Educators......12
EG3.0-96 Guide for the Training and Qualification of QC7-93 Standard for AWS Certified Welders................................12
Welding Personnel: Level II Advanced Welders ......11 QC10:2004 Specification for Qualification and Registration
EG4.0-96 Guide for the Training and Qualification of of Level I Entry Welders ........................................12
Welding Personnel: Level IIIExpert Welders ............11 QC11-96 Specification for Qualification and Certification
ELW-Set EG2.0:2006 and QC10:2004 ..........................................11 for Level II Advanced Welders ..............................12
ELW - Set B EG3.0-96 and QC11-96 ................................................11 QC12-96 Specification for Qualification and Certification
for Level III Expert Welders....................................12
ELW - Set C EG4.0-96 and QC12-96 ................................................11
QC13:2006 Specification for the Certification of Welding
ELW - Set D ECONO Package of 6 documents (EG2.0:2006, Supervisors ..............................................................12
EG3.0-96, EG4.0-96, QC10:2004, QC11-96,
QC12-96) ..................................................................11 QC15:2008 Specification for the Certification of
Radiographic Interpreters..........................................12
EWH-1 through 13 Effects of Welding on Health, Vol. I through XIII ........................8
QC17:2008 Standard for Accreditation of Welding Fabricators
EWH-I Effects of Welding on Health, IndexI through XIII ..........8 for AWS Certified Welding Fabricator Program ..........12
F1.1M:2006 Method for Sampling Airborne Particulates QC19:2002 Standard for the AWS Certification of Robotic
Generated by Welding and Allied Processes ........................8 Arc Welding Personnel ..............................................12
F1.2M:2006 Laboratory Method for Measuring Fume RGC The Practical Reference Guide for Corrosion of
Generation Rates and Total Fume Emission Welds Causes and Cures ......................................15
of Welding and Allied Processes ..................................8
RW5,14, 16, 34 RWMA Bulletins ............................................................28
F1.3:2006 A Sampling Strategy Guide for Evaluating
Contaminants in the Welding Environment ..................8 RWM Resistance Welding Manual ..........................................28
F1.5M:2003 Methods for Sampling and Analyzing Gases RWVID Introduction to Resistance Welding Video ......................28
from Welding and Allied Processes ..............................9 SGSH The Independent Shops Guide to Welding
F1.6:2003 Guide for Estimating Welding Emissions for Safety and Health ........................................................8
EPA and Ventilation Permit Reporting................................9 SHB Soldering Handbook ......................................................22
F2.2:2001 Lens Shade Selector ......................................................9 SHF Safety and Health Fact Sheets..........................................9
F2.3M:2001 Specification for Use and Performance of SP Safe Practices ................................................................9
Transparent Welding Curtains and Screens ................9 TIH The Industrial Hobarts ......................................................7
F3.2M/F3.2:2001 Ventilation Guide for Weld Fume ......................................9 TSM Thermal Spray Manual ..................................................16
F4.1:2007 Recommended Safe Practices for the TSS Thermal Spraying Practice, Theory and Application ......16
Preparation for Welding and Cutting of TWM Total Welding Management ..............................................7
Containers and Piping ................................................9 UGFM Users Guide to Filler Metals ..........................................24
FMC:2000 Filler Metal Comparison Charts (Book)............................24 ULR Ultraviolet Reflectance of Paint ........................................9
FSW Fire Safety in Welding and Cutting ..................................9 VIW-M Visual Inspection Workshop Reference Manual ......................11
FWSH Design Handbook for Calculating Fillet Weld Sizes............6 WHB-X.X Welding Handbooks ........................................................7
FUMES AND GASES Fumes and Gases in the Welding Environment ................9 WI:2000 Welding Inspection Handbook ........................................14
G1.1M/G1.1:2006 Guide to Ultrasonic Assembly of Thermoplastics ............17 WIT-E Welding Inspection Technology Sample CWI
G1.2M /G1.2:1999 Specification for Standardized Ultrasonic Welding Test Fundamentals Examination........................................14
Specimen for Thermoplastics ..................................17 WIT-T:2000 Welding Inspection Technology ......................................14
G1.6:2006 Specification for the Qualification of Plastics Welding WIT-W-99 Welding Inspection Technology Workbook ......................14
Inspectors for Hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion, and WM1.4 Welding Metallurgy, Carbon and Alloy Steels,
Heated Tool Butt Thermoplastic Welds........................17 Volume 1, Fundamentals..............................................6
G1.10M:2001 Guide for the Evaluation of Hot Gas, Hot Gas Extrusion, WZC Welding Zinc-Coated Steels ..........................................15
and Heated Tool Butt Thermoplastic Welds ................17
Z49.1:2005 Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes ..............8
G2.1M/G2.1:2002 Guide for the Joining of Wrought Nickel-Based
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FAX ( )______________________________ E-Mail ____________________________________
Did you learn of the Society through an AWS Member? r Yes r No

A o Contract construction
If yes, Members name:_________________________________ Members # (if known): ____________ Type of Business (Check ONE only)
B o Chemicals & allied products
C o Petroleum & coal industries
From time to time, AWS sends out informational emails about programs we offer, new Member benefits, savings
opportunities, and changes to our website. If you prefer not to receive these emails, please check here: q
D o Primary metal industries
ADDRESS NOTE: This address will be used for all Society mail. E o Fabricated metal products
F o Machinery except elect. (incl. gas welding)
Company (if applicable) ________________________________________________________________ G o Electrical equip., supplies, electrodes
H o Transportation equip. air, aerospace
I o Transportation equip. automotive
J o Transportation equip. boats, ships
Address____________________________________________________________________________
K o Transportation equip. railroad
Address Contd ______________________________________________________________________ L o Utilities
M o Welding distributors & retail trade
N o Misc. repair services (incl. welding shops)
O o Educational Services (univ., libraries, schools)
City__________________State/Province________ZIP/Postal Code _____________Country __________
P o Engineering & architectural services (incl. assns.)
NOTE: This data will be used to develop programs and services to serve you better.
PROFILE DATA
Q o Misc. business services (incl. commercial labs)
Who pays your dues?: o Company o Self-paid Sex: o Male o Female R o Government (federal, state, local)
S o Other
Education level: o High school diploma o Associates o Bachelors o Masters o Doctoral
01 o President, owner, partner, officer
Job Classification (Check ONE only)
02 o Manager, director, superintendent (or assistant)
PAYMENT INFORMATION (Required)
03 o Sales
04 o Purchasing
ONE-YEAR AWS INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP .................. ......$80
TWO-YEAR AWS INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP ............. ........$160 $135 SAVE $25 05 o Engineer welding
20 o Engineer design
(New Members
21 o Engineer manufacturing
New Member? ___Yes ___No Only)

06 o Engineer other
10 o Architect designer
If yes, add one-time initiation fee of $12 .............................................................$__________
12 o Metallurgist
13 o Research & development
Domestic Members add $25 for book selection ($192 value), and save up to 87%......$__________(optional)

{ International Members add $75 for book selection (note: $50 is for intl shipping)....$__________(optional)
(Note: Book selection applies to new Individual Members only Book selections on upper-right corner)
22 o Quality control
07 o Inspector, tester
08 o Supervisor, foreman
14 o Technician
09 o Welder, welding or cutting operator
TOTAL PAYMENT ................................................................................................$___________
11 o Consultant
AWS STUDENT MEMBERSHIP 15 o Educator
o Domestic (Canada & Mexico incl.).....................................$15 17 o Librarian
16 o Student
NOTE: Individual dues include $18.70 for Welding
o International.....................................................................$50 18 o Customer Service
Journal subscription and $4 for the AWS Foundation.
TOTAL PAYMENT ...............................$___________ 19 o Other

A o Ferrous metals
Payment can be made (in U.S. dollars) by check or money order (international or foreign), Technical Interests (Check all that apply)
B o Aluminum
payable to the American Welding Society, or by charge card.
o Check o Money Order o Bill Me C o Nonferrous metals except aluminum
o American Express o Diners Club o Carte Blanche o MasterCard o Visa o Discover o Other D o Advanced materials/Intermetallics
E o Ceramics
F o High energy beam processes
G o Arc welding
H o Brazing and soldering
I o Resistance welding
Your Account Number Expiration Date (mm/yy)

Signature of Applicant: Application Date: J o Thermal spray


K o Cutting
L o NDT
Office Use Only
M o Safety and health
Check # Account #
Source Code CAT08.0 Date Amount N o Bending and shearing
O o Roll forming
P o Stamping and punching
Q o Aerospace
Two-year Individual Membership Special Offer: applies only to new AWS

R o Automotive
Individual Members. Discount Publication Offer: applies only to new AWS

S o Machinery
Individual Members. Select one of the four listed publications for an additional

T o Marine
$25; International Members add $75 ($25 for book selection and $50 for
P.O. Box 440367
U o Piping and tubing
international shipping). Multi-Year Discount: First year is $80, each additional
Miami, FL 33144-0367
V o Pressure vessels and tanks
year is $75. No limit on years (not available to Student Members). Student

W o Sheet metal
Telephone 800-443-9353 Member: Any individual who attends a recognized college, university,

X o Structures
FAX 305-443-5647 technical, vocational school or high school is eligible. Domestic Members are

Y o Other
those students residing in North America (incl. Canada & Mexico). This
Visit our Web site: www.aws.org
Z o Automation
membership includes the Welding Journal magazine. Student Memberships

1 o Robotics
do not include a discounted publication. Airmail Postage Option:

2 o Computerization of Welding
International Members may receive their magazines via airmail by adding $99
to the annual dues amount.

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