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# Butt weld geometry

This engineering drawing shows different types of geometry of butt welds.
"Welds can be geometrically prepared in many different ways. The five basic types of weld joints are the butt joint, lap joint, corner joint, edge joint, and T-joint (a variant of this last is the cruciform joint). Other variations exist as well - for example, double-V preparation joints are characterized by the two pieces of material each tapering to a single center point at one-half their height. Single-U and double-U preparation joints are also fairly common - instead of having straight edges like the single-V and double-V preparation joints, they are curved, forming the shape of a U. Lap joints are also commonly more than two pieces thick - depending on the process used and the thickness of the material, many pieces can be welded together in a lap joint geometry." [Welding. Wikipedia]
This engineering drawing example was redesigned using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software from the Wikimedia Commons file: Butt Weld Geometry.GIF.
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The engineering drawing example "Butt weld geometry" is included in the Mechanical Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Welding joint diagram
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## Butt weld geometry

"A welding joint is a point or edge where two or more pieces of metal or plastic are joined together. They are formed by welding two or more workpieces (metal or plastic) according to a particular geometry. Five types of joints referred to by the American Welding Society: butt, corner, edge, lap, and tee. These configurations may have various configurations at the joint where actual welding can occur." [Welding joint. Wikipedia]
The engineering drawing example "Welded joints types" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Mechanical Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Welding joints
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## Butt weld geometry

This engineering drawing present weld type symbols and fillet weld symbols.
The weld type symbol is typically placed above or below the center of the reference line, depending on which side of the joint it's on. The symbol is interpreted as a simplified cross-section of the weld.
"Fillet welding refers to the process of joining two pieces of metal together whether they be perpendicular or at an angle. These welds are commonly referred to as Tee joints which are two pieces of metal perpendicular to each other or Lap joints which are two pieces of metal that overlap and are welded at the edges. The weld is aesthetically triangular in shape and may have a concave, flat or convex surface depending on the welderâ€™s technique. Welders use fillet welds when connecting flanges to pipes, welding cross sections of infrastructure, and when fastening metal by bolts isn't strong enough." [Fillet weld. Wikipedia]
The engineering drawing example Welding symbols is included in the Mechanical Engineering solution from Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Welding joint symbols
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## Butt weld geometry

The vector stencils library "Welding" contains 38 welding joint symbols to identify fillets, contours, resistance seams, grooves, surfacing, and backing.
Use it to indicate welding operations on working drawings in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Mechanical Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Text block
Fillet
Slot / plug
Stud
Resistance seam
Backing
Surfacing
Flange corner
Flange edge
Square groove
V-groove
Bevel groove
U-groove
J-groove
Flare V groove
Flare bevel groove
Scarf
Melt through weld
Field weld
Backing / spacer
Insert
Arrow with bend
Arrow with bend, tail
Arrow with bend, circle
Arrow with bend, circle, tail
Arrow
Arrow, tail
Arrow, circle
Arrow, circle, tail
Spot
Projection weld
Contour, concave
Contour, convex
Contour, flush
Contour angled, concave
Contour angled, convex
Contour angled, flush
Square butt weld
Closed square butt weld
Single-bevel butt weld
Double-bevel butt weld
Single-V butt weld
Double-V butt weld
Single-J butt weld
Double-J butt weld
Single-U butt weld
Double-U butt weld
Flange butt weld
Tee butt weld
Flare butt weld
Square butt joint
Single V preparation joint
Lap joint
T-joint
Butt weld
Butt weld, single-V
Bilateral lap weld
Tee weld
Angular weld
Mechanical weld
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