WELDING OPERATIONS I OD1651 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
TEE JOINT EDGE PREPARATION.
c. Types of Welds.
The type of weld used will determine the
manner of seam, joint, or surface preparation. A listing of the
different welds used is provided in the following subparagraphs.
(1) Groove Weld (figure 8 on the following page).
welds that are made in a groove between two members to be joined.
In this position, the axis of the weld lies approximately in a
horizontal plane and the face of the weld lies approximately in a
(2) Surfacing Weld (figure 9 on page 25).
This type weld is
composed of one or more string or weave beads deposited on an
unbroken surface to obtain desired properties or dimensions.