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AWS - D15.1:2012

Railroad welding specification - cars and locomotives

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Organization: AWS
Publication Date: 1 January 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 240
ICS Code (Railway rolling stock in general): 45.060.01
ICS Code (Welding processes): 25.160.10
ISBN (print): 978-0-87171-813-6
scope:

This specification covers the minimum welding requirements applicable to welded structures and cast components used in the railroad industry. It is not intended to apply to tank car tanks nor to the welding of rails. Recommended practices for welding railroad rails and related components are included in D15.2, Recommended Practice for the Welding of Rails and Related Rail Components for Use by Rail Vehicles. Specifications for welding tank car tanks and components welded directly thereto are outlined in the AAR Manual of Standards and Specifications for Welding, Section C-Part III, Specification M-1002 (AAR M-1002 C-III). Welding symbols shall be those shown in the latest edition of AWS A2.4, Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing, and Nondestructive Examination. 1.2 Units of Measurement. This standard makes use of both U.S. Customary Units and the International System of Units (SI). The latter are shown within brackets ([ ]), or in appropriate columns in tables and figures. The measurements may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently. 1.3 Safety. Safety and health issues and concerns are beyond the scope of this standard; some safety and health information is provided, but such issues are not fully addressed herein.Safety and health information is available from the following sources: American Welding Society (1) ANSI Z49.1, Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes (2) AWS Safety and Health Fact Sheets (3) Other safety and health information on the AWS website Material or Equipment Manufacturers: (1) Material Safety Data Sheets supplied by materials manufacturers (2) Operating Manuals supplied by equipment manufacturers Applicable Regulatory Agencies

abstract:

This specification establishes minimum standards for the manufacture and maintenance of railroad equipment. Clauses 4 through 17 cover the general requirements for welding in the railroad... View More

Document History

D15.1:2012
January 1, 2012
Railroad welding specification - cars and locomotives
This specification covers the minimum welding requirements applicable to welded structures and cast components used in the railroad industry. It is not intended to apply to tank car tanks nor to the...

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