WHC1.13 Weld Quality, AWS


Chapter 13 from the Welding Handbook, Ninth Edition, Volume 1, “Welding Science and Technology,” has been selected by the AWS Product Development Committee as a service to industry professionals. WHC1.13 Weld Quality, presents an overview of the discontinuities associated with welding, brazing and soldering. Descriptions of the discontinuities are included, along with a discussion of their common causes and remedies. A process-specific discussion is beyond the scope of this chapter; the reader is encouraged to consult Welding Processes, Volume 2 of the Welding Handbook, 8th edition, for further information on the weld discontinuities applicable to a particular process.

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