Figure 3-29.Welding positionsplate.
sustain light loads. Edge preparation for this joint may
groove welds can be made in all of these positions.
be done, as shown in either views B or C.
Figure 3-29 shows the various positions used in plate
welding. The American Welding Society (AWS) identi-
fies these positions by a number/letter designation; for
All welding is done in one of four positions: (1) flat,
instance, the 1G position refers to a groove weld that is
(2) horizontal, (3) vertical, or (4) overhead. Fillet or
to be made in the flat position. Here the 1 is used to