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AWS C5.2 : 2001

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RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR PLASMA ARC CUTTING AND GOUGING
Withdrawn date

23-07-2013

Published date

01-01-2001

Personnel
Foreword
List of Figures
List of Figures
1. General
   1.1 Scope
   1.2 Introduction
   1.3 General Process Description
   1.4 Principle of Operation
   1.5 Individual Process Description
   1.6 Commonly Processed Base Metals
   1.7 Safety and Health
2. Applicable Documents
3. Plasma Arc Cutting and Gouging Methods
   3.1 Manual Plasma Arc Cutting
   3.2 Mechanized Plasma Arc Cutting
   3.3 Deep Underwater Plasma Arc Cutting
   3.4 Plasma Arc Gouging
4. Equipment, Consumables, and Gases
   4.1 Torches
   4.2 Arc Initiation Method
   4.3 Power Sources
   4.4 Controls
   4.5 Electrodes and Nozzles (Consumable Hardware)
   4.6 Cutting Machines
   4.7 Pollution and Hazard Control
   4.8 Plasma Gas Selection
5. Installation Considerations
   5.1 Site Selection and Planning
   5.2 Electrical Power and Safety
   5.3 Gas Supply
   5.4 Water Supply
6. Optimizing Plasma Arc Cut Quality
   6.1 Cut Angle
   6.2 Dross
   6.3 Metallurgical Effects
   6.4 Kerf Width
   6.5 Quality Improvement Suggestions
7. Economics
   7.1 Plasma Arc Cutting Equipment
   7.2 Accessory Equipment Costs
   7.3 Operational Costs
   7.4 Process Comparisons
8. Safety and Health Hazards
   8.1 Electrical Shock
   8.2 Explosion
   8.3 Fumes and Gases
   8.4 Noise
   8.5 Radiated Light
   8.6 Radiated Heat/Spatter and Sparks
   8.7 Chlorinated Solvents
Annexes - Nonmandatory Information
Annex A - Guidelines for Preparation of Technical
          Inquiries for AWS Technical Committees
Annex B - Terms and Definitions
Annex C - Selected Reading List
AWS List of Documents on Arc Welding and Cutting

Specifies the recommended practices of plasma arc cutting and gouging.

Committee
C5
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
American Welding Society
Status
Withdrawn

AWS C5.10/C5.10M : 2003 RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SHIELDING GASES FOR WELDING AND CUTTING
AWS GWF : 1998 GUIDE FOR SETTING UP A WELDER TRAINING FACILITY
AWS WHC2.15 : 0 WELDING PROCESSES - PART 1, WELDING HANDBOOK, 9TH EDITION, VOL. 2 - CHAPTER 15: ARC CUTTING AND GOUGING
AWS D3.7 : 2004 GUIDE FOR ALUMINUM HULL WELDING
AWS EG4.0 : 1996 GUIDE FOR THE TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION OF WELDING PERSONNEL: LEVEL 3, EXPERT WELDER
AWS C5.10 : 1994 RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SHIELDING GASES FOR WELDING AND PLASMA ARC CUTTING

CFR 29(PTS1900-1910) : 0 LABOR - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
AWS F2.2 : 2001 LENS SHADE SELECTOR
AWS C5.10 : 1994 RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SHIELDING GASES FOR WELDING AND PLASMA ARC CUTTING
NFPA 51B : 2014 FIRE PREVENTION DURING WELDING, CUTTING, AND OTHER HOT WORK
NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
AWS A5.32/A5.32M : 2011 WELDING CONSUMABLES - GASES AND GAS MIXTURES FOR FUSION WELDING AND ALLIED PROCESSES
ANSI Z49.1 : 2012 SAFETY IN WELDING, CUTTING, AND ALLIED PROCESSES
AWS SHF : 2003 SAFETY AND HEALTH FACT SHEETS: 3RD EDITION

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