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