Weld all around symbol

Weld all around symbol meaning The weld-all-around symbol or also called Peripheral weld is used to represent a weld that encircles a group of interconnected joints. In simple weld, a Weld around Symbol shows a …

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Weld all around symbol meaning

The weld-all-around symbol or also called Peripheral weld is used to represent a weld that encircles a group of interconnected joints. In simple weld, a Weld around Symbol shows a weld that is made all around the weld location. This symbol is in the form of a circle placed at the intersection of the arrow and reference lines.

Weld all around meaning

“Weld all around” typically refers to a welding technique where a weld is made along the entire circumference of a joint. This means that the weld runs continuously around the joint, forming a complete circle, and is not just applied at specific points or sections of the joint.

AWS Weld all Around Symbol

The AWS A2.4 Weld around symbol is made by placing a circle at the intersection of the arrow and reference lines. Below are different AWS weld around symbol examples.

Note: when welding a round member, there is no need to place a weld all around symbol. A basic weld symbol is sufficient in such cases as shown in the below example.

ISO weld all around Symbol

The ISO 2553 symbol for weld all-around can be placed at the intersection of the arrow and reference lines to indicate a continuous weld that extends around a group of interconnected joints, whether it is a single or double-sided weld.


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Sandeep Kumar is a highly experienced welding professional and author known for his expertise in welding symbols. With certifications including IWE, AWS-CWI, and ASNT NDT Level III.

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