The Rational Use of Fillet Welds and Butt-fillet Welds in Welded Constructions

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Krzysztof Kudła
Kwiryn Wojsyk

Abstract

The study contains quantitative conditions and limitations of the use of butt, fillet and butt-fillet welds in modern welded constructions. Examples of improper use are given. Calculated loss of material and capacity structures associated with the use of fillet welds with a convex face, their asymmetry, as well as the benefits of in-depth penetration obtained by hybrid or other, leading to the achievement of butt welds and butt-fillet welds with high-efficiency welding technologies. A list of the requirements for the correct use of fillet welds and features differing from butt, butt-fillet and fillet welds is given.

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K. Kudła and K. Wojsyk, “The Rational Use of Fillet Welds and Butt-fillet Welds in Welded Constructions”, WeldTechRev, vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 7-13, Oct. 2019.
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