A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

CHAIR: Harry Wehr, Arcos Industries, LLC
SECRETARY: Rakesh Gupta
COORDINATOR: Yojaidy Acosta
SCOPE: This committee is concerned with the preparation of specifications for arc welding electrodes, gas welding rods and other filler metals, covering both ferrous and nonferrous materials.

PUBLISHED DOCUMENTS

  • AWS A4.2M:2006 (R2014) (ISO 8249:2000 MOD), Standard Procedures for Calibrating Magnetic Instruments to Measure the Delta Ferrite Content of Austenitic and Duplex Ferritic-Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal
  • ANSI/AWS A4.3:93(R2006), Standard Methods for Determination of the Diffusible Hydrogen Content of Martensitic, Bainitic, and Ferritic Steel Weld Metal Produced by Arc Welding 
  • AWS A4.4M:2001(R2006), Standard Procedures for Determination of Moisture Content of Welding Fluxes and Welding Electrodes Flux Coverings
  • AWS A4.5M/A4.5-2012 (ISO 15792-3-2011 MOD), Standard Methods for Classification Testing of Positional Capacity and Root Penetration of Welding Consumables in a Fillet Weld
  • AWS A5.01M/A5.01: 2013 (ISO 14344:2010 MOD), Welding Consumables–Procurement of Filler Metals and Fluxes
  • AWS A5.02/A5.02M:2007, Specification for Filler Metal Standard Sizes, Packaging, and Physical Attributes (second printing, April 2008 for errata)
  • AWS A5.1/A5.1M: 2012, Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.2/A5.2M:2007, Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • AWS A5.3/A5.3M:1999 (R2007), Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.4/A5.4M: 2012, Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.5/A5.5M:2014, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.6/A5.6M:2008, Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.7/A5.7M:2007, Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Bare Welding Rods and Electrodes
  • AWS A5.8M/A5.8:2011-AMD1, Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and Braze Welding (errata issued for Table 4)
  • AWS A5.9/A5.9M: 2012, Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.10/A5.10M: 2012 (ISO 18273:2004 MOD), Welding Consumables–Wire Electrodes, Wires and Rods for Welding of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloys–Classification
  • AWS A5.11/A5.11M: 2010, Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.12M/A5.12:2009 (ISO 6848:2004 MOD), Specification for Tungsten and Oxide Dispersed Tungsten Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting (second printing, August 2009 for errata on Table 1; and Clauses B6.1, B6.4 and B7.2)
  • AWS A5.13/A5.13M-2010, Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.14/A5.14M: 2011, Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.15-90 (R2006), Specification for Welding Electrodes and rods for Cast Iron
  • AWS A5.16/A5.16M: 2013 (ISO 24034:2010 MOD), Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.17/A5.17M-97 (R2007), Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.18/A5.18M:2005, Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
  • ANSI/AWS A5.19-92 (R2006), Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.20/A5.20M:2005, Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.21/A5.21M:2011, Specification for Bare Electrodes and Rods for Surfacing
  • AWS A5.22A5.22M:2012, Specification for Stainless Steel Flux Cored and Metal Cored Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.23/A5.23M:2011, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.24/A5.24M:2014, Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.25/A5.25M-97 (R2009), Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag Welding
  • ANSI/AWS A5.26/A5.26M-97 (R2009), Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Electroslag Welding
  • AWS A5.28/A5.28M:2005, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding (second printing, March 2005 for errata on Page 26–FigureA2)
  • AWS A5.29/A5.29M:2010, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.30/A5.30M:2007, Specification for Consumable Inserts
  • AWS A5.31M/A5.31:2012, Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze Welding
  • AWS A5.32M/A5.32:2011 (ISO 14175:2008 MOD), Welding Consumables–Gases and Gas Mixtures for Fusion Welding and Allied Processes
  • AWS A5.34/A5.34M:2013, Specification for Nickel-Alloy Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.36/A5.36M:2012, Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Flux Cored Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Metal Cored Electrodes for Gas Metal Arc Welding

NEW DOCUMENTS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL

  • A5.35/A5.35M, Specification for Wet Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES

  • AWS A5A Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Shielded Metal Arc and Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • AWS A5B Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
  • AWS A5C Subcommittee on Aluminum Alloy Filler Metals
  • AWS A5D Subcommittee on Stainless Steel Filler Metals
  • AWS A5E Subcommittee on Nickel and Nickel Alloy Filler Metals
  • AWS A5F Subcommittee on Copper and Copper Alloy Filler Metals
  • AWS A5G Subcommittee on Hard Facing Filler Metals
  • AWS A5H Subcommittee on Filler Metals and Fluxes for Brazing
  • AWS A5I Subcommittee on Tungsten Electrodes
  • AWS A5J Subcommittee on Electrodes and Rods for Welding Cast Iron
  • AWS A5K Subcommittee on Titanium and Zirconium Filler Metals
  • AWS A5L Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • AWS A5M Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Metal Cored Electrodes for Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5N Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
  • AWS A5O Subcommittee on Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
  • AWS A5P Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Electroslag and Electrogas Welding
  • AWS A5S Subcommittee on Gases for Gas Shielded Arc Welding and Cutting
  • AWS A5T Subcommittee on Filler Metal Procurement Guidelines
  • AWS A5W Subcommittee on Moisture and Hydrogen
  • AWS A5X Executive Subcommittee

JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE

The A5 Committee seeks volunteers to participate in its standards development process. Contact Secretary Rakesh Gupta to learn more about this committee’s work.

Currently seeking participation within the A5L Subcommittee on Magnesium Alloy Filler Metals. This subcommittee maintains ANSI/AWS A5.19, Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods.