finishing.com logo
    HOME / sitemapFAQsBOOKSHelp WantedsAdvertiseContact   you are here: Hotline/Forum => Letter 18960
most fun in metal finishing

Polyethylene fusion butt weld ANSI/AWS drawing symbol

+++

Would anybody happen to know how to specify an ANSI/AWS weld symbol for a "fusion butt weld" for welding two High Density Polyethylene pipes together for a fabrication drawing ?

Thanx in advance,

Manuel Nevarez
Westinghouse - Carlsbad, NM


+++

Manuel,

I don't think that such a symbol exists at all.

But for a fusion joint you would need space in order to use the fusion tool or fusion machine, very little for 3" dia. but quite a lot for 5 feet dia. !

What suppliers of HDPE fusion pipe do is just to write down 'weld' or 'fusion weld' ... anyhow, just where the joint goes is determined most times by the pipe lengths, ie. 20' or 40' lengths.

Worry not ... or invent your own symbol.

freeman newton portrait Freeman Newton
- White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
freeman newton died

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView This Week's HOT TOPICS

disclaim

 seek

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & DevicesUsed & Surplus


©1995-2014 finishing.com     -    Privacy    -    Search