AWS Technical Committees
D8 Automotive Welding


CHAIR: Dan Galiher, Tower International
SECRETARY: Efram Abrams
SCOPE: The D8 AWS on Automotive Welding is responsible for the development of AWS standards on all aspects of welding in the automotive industry.
PUBLISHED STANDARDS
  • D8.1M:2013, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality-Resistance Spot Welding of Steel
  • D8.8M:2007, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality-Arc Welding of Steel
  • D8.9M:2012, Recommended Practices for Test Methods for Evaluating the Resistance Spot Welding Behavior of Automotive Sheet Steel Materials
  • D8.14M:2008, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality-Arc Welding of Aluminum
NEW STANDARDS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL
  • D8.2M:200X, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality – Resistance Spot Welding of Aluminum Materials
  • D8.17M:200X, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality – Friction Stir Welding
LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES
  • D8C – Automotive Arc Welding
  • D8D – Automotive Resistance Spot Welding
  • D8H – Automotive Friction Stir Welding
INVITATION TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE:

The American Welding Society is recruiting volunteers to serve on the D8 Committee on Automotive Welding. This committee is in the process of revising as well and developing their standards.

Learn more about this committee's work by contacting committee secretary Efram Abrams.


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