From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 12:23:33 -0500
Quit looking in the AWS. It ain't there. Even if the steel was weldable a
lot of bolting materials and round steel stock are quenched and tempered.
When you weld quenched and tempered steel you screw up the alloying.
I am a big fan of ASTM F1554 "Standard Specification for Anchor Bolts,
Steel, 36, 55, and 105-ksi Yield Strength". The Supplementary Requirement
S1 is for weldable anchor bolts.
I avoid like the plague welding anchor bolts. I have always found a way
around welding anchor bolts for any loads using any materials.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark E. Deardorff [SMTP:MarkD(--nospam--at)DandDEng.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2000 10:53 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Weldability of Bolts
> I was informed, to my embarrassment, that a bolt I spec's was not a
> material. What bolt specifications ARE weldable and where (AWS D-1.1?) is
> this to be found?
> Mark E. Deardorff, SE
> Deardorff & Deardorff, Inc.
> Ramona, CA 92065