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Depth of penetration - How much

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Depth of penetration - How much

Postby Brettm357 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:36 am

How much penetration is classed as enough tested 6mm plate with 0.035 flux core wire with 2 different wire speeds

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Re: Depth of penetration - How much

Postby Poland308 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:16 am

The penetration looks good on both. What you need to also look for on a fillet weld is thickness. As your looking at your etch you will see the weld has a triangular shape. the leg length needs to be as long as the metal is thick.
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Re: Depth of penetration - How much

Postby Brettm357 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:31 am

Ok the right one it is might need to make the weld slightly bigger - thankyou for your guidance

Also what is the book you have in the picture
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Re: Depth of penetration - How much

Postby Poland308 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:38 pm

It's one I got through the pipe fitters apprenticeship.
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