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AWS A5.18 : 1993

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SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON STEEL ELECTRODES AND RODS FOR GAS SHIELDED ARC WELDING
Superseded date

23-07-2013

Published date

23-11-2012

Personnel
Foreword
1 Scope
Part A - General requirements
2 Classification
3 Acceptance
4 Certification
5 Units of measure and rounding-off procedure
Part B - Tests, procedures, and requirements
6 Summary of tests
7 Retest
8 Weld test assemblies
9 Chemical analysis
10 Radiographic test
11 Tension test
12 Bend test
13 Impact test
14 Diffusible hydrogen test
Part C - Manufacture, identification, and packaging
15 Method of manufacture
16 Standard sizes
17 Finish and uniformity
18 Standard package forms
19 Winding requirements
20 Filler metal identification
21 Packaging
22 Marking of packages
Annex - Guide to AWS specification for carbon steel
        electrodes and rods for gas shielded arc welding
A1 Introduction
A2 Classification system
A3 Acceptance
A4 Certification
A5 Ventilation during welding
A6 Welding considerations
A7 Description and intended use of electrodes and rods
A8 Special tests
A9 Discontinued classifications
A10 Safety information
Tables
1 Chemical composition requirements for solid
     electrodes and rods
2 Chemical composition requirements for weld metal
     from composite electrodes
3 Tension test requirements (as welded)
4 Impact test requirements (as welded)
5 Required tests
6 Base metal for test assemblies
7 Optional diffusible hydrogen requirements
8 Standard sizes
9 Packaging requirements
Figures
1 Groove weld test assembly for mechanical properties
     and soundness
2 Groove weld test assembly for transverse tension
     and longitudinal guided bend tests
3 Pad for chemical analysis of weld metal from
     composite electrodes
4 Radiographic acceptance standards
5 Tension test specimen
6 Transverse tension test specimen
7 Longitudinal guided bend test specimen
8 Charpy V-notch impact test specimen
9A Standard spools - dimensions of 4 in. spools
9B Standard spools - dimensions of 8, 12, and 14 in.
     spools
9C Standard spools - dimensions of 22, 24, and 30 in.
     spools
A1 Classification system
A2 Optional GTAW groove weld test assembly for
     mechanical properties and soundness
A3 Optional tension test specimen for gas tungsten
     arc welding
AWS filler metal specifications and related documents

93 VERSION CONTAINED IN ASME PV CODE 2C AS SFA-5.18 Outlines requirements for bare carbon steel electrodes and rods for use with gas metal, gas tungsten and plasma arc welding processes.

DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
American Welding Society
Status
Superseded
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