AWS Releases Sheet Metal Welding Code

MIAMI -- November 11, 2000 -- The American Welding Society (AWS) has completed the revised and updated edition of Sheet Metal Welding Code (AWS D9.1M/D9.1:2000). This ANSI-approved standard covers the arc and braze welding requirements for sheet metal. Sheet Metal Welding Code includes procedures and performance requirements, as well as welding workmanship and valuable inspection standards. Developed under the guidance of the AWS D9 Committee on the Welding, Brazing, and Soldering of Sheet Metal, the code was created and has been updated to meet the specialized needs of sheet metal and construction industries.

Available for $60.00, $45.00 for AWS members, Sheet Metal Welding Code is 46-pages long and includes 11 annexes, ten tables and 27 detailed figures. Copies of the new code can be ordered by call AWS Customer Service at (800)443-9353, (305)443-9353 outside the US, or on the AWS webpage at

The American Welding Society is the largest organization in the world dedicated to advancing the science, technology and application of materials joining. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, AWS serves over 50,000 members in the United States and around the world. On May 6-10, 2001, in Cleveland, Ohio, AWS and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) will host the first MAX International - Manufacturing Applications Exhibition, a co-located event featuring the AWS International Welding and Fabricating Expo and Annual Convention and the PMA Metalform Expo. Additional information on AWS’ programs, publications and the new MAX Expo can be found on the Society's website,