BS 638-8:1984 - Arc welding power sources, equipment and accessories. Specification for electrode holders and hand held torches and guns for MIG, MAG and TIG welding

BS 638-8:1984

Arc welding power sources, equipment and accessories. Specification for electrode holders and hand held torches and guns for MIG, MAG and TIG welding

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : December 1984 Replaced By : BS EN 50078:1994, BS EN 60974-11:1996

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Specifies requirements for general purpose electrode holders for manual arc welding with covered electrodes. Does not apply to electrode holders for special applications e.g. underwater welding. Also specifies requirements for handheld guns and torches for MIG, MAG and TIG welding.




Standard NumberBS 638-8:1984
TitleArc welding power sources, equipment and accessories. Specification for electrode holders and hand held torches and guns for MIG, MAG and TIG welding
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 December 1984
Withdrawn Date15 March 1996
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 50078:1994, BS EN 60974-11:1996
ReplacesBS 638:1966
Amended ByAMD 5038
Draft Superseded By83/73490 DC
DescriptorsArc-welding equipment, Welding equipment, Arc welding, Covered electrodes, Consumable electrodes, Welding electrodes, Holding devices, Metal-arc welding, Electric welding, Gas tungsten-arc welding, Clamps (mechanical), Designations, Rated current, Test fingers, Test equipment, Dimensions, Temperature rise, Pull-out tests, Mechanical testing, Impact testing, Flammability, Fire tests, Dielectric-strength tests, Marking, Resistance measurement, Thermal testing, Type testing, Voltage, Electrical safety, Gas-shielded welding, Gas metal-arc welding, Electrical insulation, Protected electrical equipment, Testing conditions, Inspection
ICS25.160.30
Title in FrenchSources d'alimentation, équipement et accessoires pour le soudage électrique à l'arc. Porte-électrodes, chalumeaux à main et pistolets de soudage à l'arc en atmosphère inerte ou sous protection de CO2 avec électrode fusible et en atmosphère inerte avec électrode de tungstène - spécifications
Title in GermanStromquellen, Schweisseinrichtungen und Zubehoer fuer das Lichtbogenschweissen. Elektrodenhalter, Handbrenner und Schweisspistolen fuer das MIG-, MAG- und WIG-Schweissen
CommitteeWEE/6
ISBN0 580 14174 8
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages24
File Size2.094 MB
Price£182.00


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