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AWS - A1.1:2016

Metric Practice Guide for the Welding Industry

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Organization: AWS
Publication Date: 1 January 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 58
ICS Code (Welding, brazing and soldering in general): 25.160.01
ISBN (print): 978-0-87171-896-9
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1.1 This metric practice guide is based on the International System of Units (SI) as defined in the U.S. Federal Register notice of July 28, 1998, "Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the International System of Units for the United States". (Other source documents and style guides are referenced in Annex D.) This guide contains specifications of the SI base units, derived units, prefixes, and rules for their use in AWS documents and by the welding industry. It also contains factors and rules for converting from U.S. customary units to SI units and recommendations to industry for managing the transition.1.2 Safety1.2.1 Safety and health issues and concerns are beyond the scope of this standard and therefore are not addressed herein.1.2.2 Safety and health information is available from the following sources: American Welding Society:1. ANSI Z49.1, Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes12. AWS Safety and Health Fact Sheets3. Other safety and health information on the AWS website Material or Equipment Manufacturers:1. Safety Data Sheets supplied by materials manufacturers2. Operating Manuals supplied by equipment manufacturers Applicable Regulatory Agencies1.2.3 Work performed in accordance with this standard may involve the use of materials that have been deemed hazardous and may involve operations or equipment that may cause injury or death. This standard does not purport to address all safety and health risks that may be encountered. The user of this standard should establish an appropriate safety program to address such risks as well as to meet applicable regulatory requirements. ANSI Z49.1 should be considered when developing the safety program.

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This metric practice guide is based on the International System of Units (SI) as defined in the U.S. Federal Register notice of July 28, 1998, "Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the... View More

Document History

A1.1:2016
January 1, 2016
Metric Practice Guide for the Welding Industry
1.1 This metric practice guide is based on the International System of Units (SI) as defined in the U.S. Federal Register notice of July 28, 1998, “Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the...
January 1, 2001
Metric Practice Guide for the Welding Industry
This metric practice guide is based on the International System of Units (SI) as defined in the U.S. Federal Register notice of July 28, 1998, “Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the...
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