ISO Weld Symbols

There are two welding symbols in common use – American Welding Society (AWS) which until 1992 was the general standard – then ISO presented ISO 2553 which has largely been adopted by the EU and affiliate countries. The Basic ISO Welding Symbol The basic weld symbol comprises of: The full reference line The dashed reference …

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Weld and Joint Types

One should keep in mind the distinction between ‘Joint’ and ‘Weld’ types, the former describes the configuration of the steel parts relative to each other, while the latter refers to the type of weld employed to hold the parts together. Joint Types There are 5 basic joint types, they include: Butt, Tee, Corner, Lap, and …

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