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AWS TEST KITS 1″ AWS TEST KITS 3/8″
AWS TEST KITS 1″

ABOUT OUR TEST KITS:

We offer the following test kits to provide you the materials and information you need to become a qualified welder in accordance with AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel. This performance qualification is a specifically devised test to determine a welder’s ability to produce sound welds.

Each kit contains: Welding instructions, positional drawing(s), mill test reports, welder qualification form, shipping form, plates, electrode, and backing for practice and test.

Test Plate Thickness & Qualification (Groove weld):

  • 3/8″ test plate qualifies for 1/8″ to 3/4″ thickness, as well as fillet welds 1/8″ and greater on plate, pipe or tubing.
  • 1″ test plate qualifies for 1/8″ to unlimited thickness, as well as fillet welds 1/8″ and greater on plate, pipe or tubing.

You can choose your test kit with or without backing:

  • Qualifying with backing (E7018) qualifies welding with backing or back gouging only.
  • Qualifying without backing (E6010 root, E7018 fill) qualifies welding with or without backing.
Test Position(s) Groove Weld Position(s) Qualified Groove Weld Position(s) Qualified Fillet Weld
1G Flat 1G 1F & 2F
2G Horizontal 1G & 2G 1F & 2F
3G Vertical 1G, 2G, 3G 1F, 2F, 3F
4G Overhead 1G & 4G 1F, 2F, 4F
3G & 4G All Positions All Positions