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AWS D1.1 Table 4.4 Clarification Request (Fillet Weld Test Requirements for PQR)

AWS D1.1 Table 4.4 Clarification Request (Fillet Weld Test Requirements for PQR)

(OP)
AWS D1.1, Table 4.4 lists the testing requirements for Fillet Welds. Essentially the table indicates
only Macroetch test speciments are required for fillet welds. Footnote (b) states all test speciments shall be visually inspected per 4.9.1

Based on that, the only test required for Fillet Weld PQR is visual inspection of macroetched specimens. Does anyone agree / disagree with that?

The last line in Table 4.4 discusses Groove Test. Footnote (d) talks about the requirement for CJP Groove Weld test plate.

Question: Why is Groove Test listed under Table 4.4 which is for Fillet Welds? The wording in footnote (d) is not at all clear (at least in my non-welding expert mind).

RE: AWS D1.1 Table 4.4 Clarification Request (Fillet Weld Test Requirements for PQR)

(OP)
Never mind, I answered my own question - just had to get my eyes off the screen for a few minutes.

Foot note (d) is to establish the filler metal matching the base metal when not prequalified or already qualified for CJP or PJP welds.

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