Welding Positions

Plate Welding Positions For plate welding we have four different positions namely; Flat position (1G or 1F) Horizontal Position (2G or 2F) Vertical Position (3G or 3F) Overhead Position (4G or 4F) Note: 1. G Designates groove welding (V-groove, J-groove, U-groove etc.)           2. F Designates fillet welds (“T” – Joint, Lap Joint etc.) FLAT WELDING POSITION (1G OR 1F) In flat welding the welders head….

Welder Qualification Test (Performance Qualification)

Welder Performance test is also known as welder qualification test or Performance qualification test. Welder performance test is a very basic and most important step before assigning the job to a welder. The performance qualification test is done to determine whether the welder or the welding operator can produce a sound weld or not. Each welder or welding operator shall be qualified for each welding process to be used in….