AWS Technical Committees
B4 Mechanical Testing of Welds


CHAIR: Bob F. Waite, P.E., Consultant
SECRETARY: Steve Hedrick
SCOPE: Responsible for developing and promoting procedures for the mechanical testing of welded joints. This committee's standards focus on standard methods for testing and do not provide acceptance criteria.
PUBLISHED STANDARDS
  • B4.0:2007, Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Welds
  • B4.0M:2000, Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Welds
NEW STANDARDS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL
  • B4.1M (ISO 4136:2001):20XX, Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials - Transverse tensile test (Adoption of ISO 4136:2001)
  • B4.2M (ISO 5173:2000):20XX, Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials - Bend tests (Adoption of ISO 5173:2000)
LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES
  • None
INVITATION TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE:

The American Welding Society is recruiting volunteers to serve on the B4 Committee on Mechanical Testing of Welds.

Learn more about this committee's work by contacting committee secretary Steve Hedrick.


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