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RE: Flare Groove Weld

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There is a prequalifed flare-bevel groove welded joint.  It is the partial
penetration joint shown in AWS D1.1 as BTC-P10 or BTC-P10-GF (page 65).

Bill Pulyer

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Balmer, James A [SMTP:james.a.balmer(--nospam--at)lmco.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, November 03, 1999 11:42 AM
> To:	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
> Subject:	Flare Groove Weld
> 
> AWS D1.1 Table 2.1 lists the effective weld size of a flare V groove weld
> as
> 1/2 the outside radius.  Because AWS lists an effective weld size in the
> table, I feel certain that an extensive amount of testing was performed to
> back this formula up.  If this is the case, why not have a prequalified
> flare V joint?
> 
> James Balmer  
>