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AWS B4.0M : 2000

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STANDARD METHODS FOR MECHANICAL TESTING OF WELDS
Superseded date

28-04-2023

Published date

01-01-2010

Personnel (Reaffirmation)
Personnel (Original)
Foreword
List of Tables
Part A - Testing of Groove Welds
A1. Bend Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
    10. Commentary
A2. Tension Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
A3. Fracture Toughness Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
Part B - Testing of Fillet Welds
B1. Longitudinal Guided-Bend Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
B2. Soundness Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
B3. Shear Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
Part C - Testing of Groove and Fillet Welds
C1. Nick-Break Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
C2. Hardness Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
Part D - Stud Weld Tests
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
Part E - Weldability Testing
E1. Controlled Thermal Severity (CTS) Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
E2. Cruciform Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
E3. Implant Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
    10. Commentary
E4. Lehigh Restraint Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
E5. Varestraint Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
    10. Commentary
E6. Oblique Y-Groove Test
    1. Scope
    2. Applicable Documents
    3. Summary of Method
    4. Significance
    5. Definitions and Symbols
    6. Apparatus
    7. Specimens
    8. Procedure
    9. Report
Annex A (Informative) - Bibliography of Weldability Tests
Annex B (Informative) - Round Tensile Specimen - 5:1 Gage
        Length to Diameter Ratio
Annex C (Informative) - Guidelines for the Preparation of
        Technical Inquiries

Defines the requirements for the bend testing of groove welds in butt joints and the bend testing of surfacing welds. It gives the procedure for bend test specimen preparation, test parameters and testing procedures.

Committee
B4
DevelopmentNote
Also available in US Customary version; See AWS B4.0. (09/2006)
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
American Welding Society
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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