WELDING OPERATIONS I - OD1651 - LESSON 1/TASK 2
cases, the welds should be made to the full thickness of the
plate and all cracks over 1/4 inch in width should be chipped out
f. Repairs Made from One Side. Where it is not feasible to make
the welding repair from both sides of the armor, the joint must
then be made from one side as shown in figure 31 on page 75.
Note that either a butt strap or stainless steel strip can be
used as a backup for the root beads of the weld.