Pipework welding

Welding pipes is one of the simplest and most durable ways to join piping together. These national standards have been drafted to specify arc welding/welding using manual, automatic or semi-automatic processes. Welding consumables, preparation for welding, butt joints, branches, attachments, flanges, testing and inspection, acceptance requirements for optional non-destructive testing, procedure and welder approval tests.

Key standards

BS 2633 Specification for Class I arc welding of ferritic steel pipework for carrying fluids

BS 2971 Specification for class II arc welding of carbon steel pipework for carrying fluids

BS 4677 Specification for arc welding of austenitic stainless steel pipework for carrying fluids

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