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LANL Engineering Standards Manual ISD 341-2 Chapter 13, Welding & Joining

GWS 1-06 – Weld Joint Design Rev. 1, 10/27/06


Attachment 2, Weld Joint Designs for ASME, API, AWWA, & Non-Code Applications

WELD JOINT DESIGNS FOR ASME, API, AWWA, AND NON-CODE APPLICATIONS

Full Penetration Welds


+5/16 R= 3/16 to 9/16
R = T/2 ± 1/8 R = T/2 -1/16
T = 1/4 max.
T = 1/4 max.
R
R

T T

Square Butt or Corner Square Butt or Corner Single V Butt or Corner

R= 0 to 1/4 R= 0 to 1/4 R= 3/16 to 9/16

R R
R

Square Butt or Corner Double V Butt Single Bevel Butt, Tee, or Corner

R= 0 to 1/4 R= 0 to 1/4 R=1/16 min.; 3/16 max.


M=1/16 max.

R
R M
Open Butt - No Backing,
Single Bevel Butt, Tee, or Corner Double Bevel Butt, Tee, or Corner Welded 1 Side

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LANL Engineering Standards Manual ISD 341-2 Chapter 13, Welding & Joining
GWS 1-06 – Weld Joint Design Rev. 1, 10/27/06
Attachment 2, Weld Joint Designs for ASME, API, AWWA, & Non-Code Applications

Full Penetration Welds with Inserts

R=1/32 max. R=1/32 max.


M=1/32 max. M=1/32 max.

R R

M
M
Inverted “T” Insert Rectangular Insert

Fillet Weld Joints

R=3/16 max.

Fillets

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LANL Engineering Standards Manual ISD 341-2 Chapter 13, Welding & Joining
GWS 1-06 – Weld Joint Design Rev. 1, 10/27/06
Attachment 2, Weld Joint Designs for ASME, API, AWWA, & Non-Code Applications

Partial Penetration Weld Joints


+1/8 R= 0 to 1/4 R= 0 to 1/16
R=T/2 -1/16
S
T

R
R R

Square Butt Square Butt Single V Butt or Corner

R= 0 to 7/32 R= 0 to 1/8 R= 0 to 1/8


S
S S S

S
S
S
R R
R

Single V Butt or Corner Double V Butt Single Bevel Butt, Tee, or Corner

R= 0 to 1/8 R=3/16 max.


S
S

Double Bevel Butt, Tee, or Corner Flare Groove Flare Bevel

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