AWS Technical Committees
A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials


CHAIR: Harry Wehr
SECRETARY: Rakesh Gupta
SCOPE: Responsible for creating and revising filler metals, and related standards.
PUBLISHED STANDARDS
  • AWS A4.2M:2006 (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 (R2009), 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 A5.01M/A5.01:2008 (ISO 14344:2002 MOD), Procurement Guidelines for Consumables—Welding and Allied Processes—Flux and Gas Shielded Electrical Welding Processes
  • 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:2004, Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (errata issued for Table 1 and Figure 5)
  • AWS A5.2/A5.2M:2007, Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • AWS A5.3/A5.3M:1999, Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.4/A5.4M:2006, Specification for Stainless Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.5/A5.5M:2006, 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, Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and Braze Welding (errata issued for Table 4)
  • AWS A5.9/A5.9M:2006, Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding Electrodes and Rods (second printing, August 2007 for erratum on Table 1)
  • AWS A5.10/A5.10M:1999 (R2007), Specification for Bare Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • AWS A5.11/A5.11M:2005, 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 A5.13-2000, Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.14/A5.14M:2009, Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • ANSI/AWS A5.15-90 (R2006), Specification for Welding Electrodes and rods for Cast Iron
  • AWS A5.16/A5.16M:2007, Specification for Titanium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • ANSI/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 A5.22-95 (R2005), Specification fot Stainless Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc welding and Stainless Steel Flux Cored Rods for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (fifth printing, February 2008 for errata on Table 1)
  • AWS A5.23/A5.23M:2007, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.24/A5.24M:2005, Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods
  • ANSI/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
  • AWS A5.29/A5.29M:2005, Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.30/A5.30M:2007, Specification for Consumable Inserts
  • ANSI/AWS A5.31M/A5.31, Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze Welding
  • ANSI/AWS A5.31-92, Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze Welding (reaffirmed February 4, 2003)
  • ANSI/AWS A5.32/A5.32M-97 (R2007), Specification for Welding Shielding Gases
NEW STANDARDS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL
  • AWS A4.5M/A4.5:20YY (ISO 15792-3:2000 MOD), Standard Methods for Classification Testing of Positional Capacity and root Penetration of Welding Consumables in a Filler Weld
  • AWS A5.35/A5.35M:20YY, Specification for Wet Welding Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • AWS A5.36/A5.36M:20YY, Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Flux Cored Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Metal Cored Electrodes for Gas Metal Arc Welding
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 A5MILSPEC Ad-Hoc Committee on Conversion of Military Specifications to AWS Filler Metal Specifications
  • 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 A5 Executive Subcommittee

INVITATION TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE:

AWS is currently looking for volunteers who can join AWS “A5L Subcommittee on Magnesium Alloy Filler Metals.” This subcommittee is responsible for AWS A5.19-92 (R2006), Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods.”

Please contact A5L Subcommittee Secretary Rakesh Gupta if you are interested in joining this subcommittee.


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