A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

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.

Committee Leadership

CHAIR

Robert Decker, Weldstar

SECRETARY

COORDINATOR

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The A5 Committee seeks volunteers to participate in its standards development process. The committee is recruiting all types of members as well as members with specific interests (Users, General Interest, and Distributors) in regard to the committee’s scope. Contact Kevin Bulger to learn more about this committee’s work and/or complete the Technical Committee Application.

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Published Documents

AWS A4.2M:2020 (ISO 8249:2018 MOD)

Standard Procedures for Calibrating Magnetic Instruments to Measure the Delta Ferrite Content of Austenitic and Duplex Ferritic-Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metal

AWS A4.3:1993-ADD1

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 (R2016)

Standard Procedures for Determination of Moisture Content of Welding Fluxes and Welding Electrodes Flux Coverings

AWS A4.5M/A4.5:2020 (ISO 15792-3-2011 MOD)

Standard Methods for Classification Testing of Positional Capacity and Root Penetration of Welding Consumables in a Fillet Weld

AWS A5.1/A5.1M:2012

Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding

AWS A5.2/A5.2M:2018

Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Rods for Oxyfuel Gas Welding

AWS A5.3/A5.3M:2023

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:2022

Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding

AWS A5.6/A5.6M:2008 (R2017)

Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding

AWS A5.7/A5.7M:2007 (R2017)

Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Bare Welding Rods and Electrodes

AWS A5.8M/A5.8:2019

Specification for Filler Metals for Brazing and Braze Welding

AWS A5.9/A5.9M:2022

Specification for Bare Stainless Steel Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.10/A5.10M:2023 (ISO 18273:2015 MOD)

Specification for Bare Aluminum and Aluminum Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.11/A5.11M:2018

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 A5.13:2021

Specification for Surfacing Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding

AWS A5.14/A5.14M:2018

Specification for Nickel and Nickel-Alloy Bare Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.15:1990 (R2023)

Specification for Welding Electrodes and Rods for Cast Iron

AWS A5.16/A5.16M: 2023 (ISO 24034:2010 MOD)

Specification for Titanium and Titanium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.17/A5.17M:2019

Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding

AWS A5.18/A5.18M:2023

Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding

AWS A5.19:1992 (R2015)

Specification for Magnesium Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.20/A5.20M:2021

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 A5.22/A5.22M:2012

Specification for Stainless Steel Flux Cored and Metal Cored Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.23/A5.23M:2021

Specification for Low-Alloy and High Manganese Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding

AWS A5.24/A5.24M:2023

Specification for Zirconium and Zirconium-Alloy Welding Electrodes and Rods

AWS A5.25/A5.25M:2023

Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Electroslag Welding

ANSI/AWS A5.26/A5.26M:2020

Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Electrogas Welding

AWS A5.28/A5.28M:2022

Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding

AWS A5.29/A5.29M:2022

Specification for Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding

AWS A5.30/A5.30M:2022

Specification for Consumable Inserts

AWS A5.31M/A5.31:2022

Specification for Fluxes for Brazing and Braze Welding

AWS A5.32M/A5.32:2021

Welding Consumables–Gases and Gas Mixtures for Fusion Welding and Allied Processes

AWS A5.34/A5.34M:2020

Specification for Nickel-Alloy Flux Cored and Metal Cored Welding Electrodes

AWS A5.35/A5.35M:2015-AMD1

Specification for Covered Electrodes for Underwater Wet Shielded Metal Arc Welding

AWS A5.39/A5.39M:2020

Specification for Flux and Electrodes Combinations for Submerged Arc and Electroslag Joining and Surfacing of Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys

AWS A5.01M/A5.01:2019 (R2024)

Welding and Brazing 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)

Historical Documents

AWS A5.36/A5.36M:2016, Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Flux Cored for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Metal Cored Electrodes for Gas Metal Arc Welding (Withdrawn)

New Documents Undergoing Drafting and Approval

AWS A5.38/A5.38M, Specification for Plasma Treansferred Arc and Laser Cladding Powders for Surfacing

List of Subcommittees

AWS A5A Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Shielded Metal Arc and Oxyfuel Gas Welding

CHAIR: Matthew James, The Lincoln Electric Company

AWS A5B Subcommittee on Submerged Arc Welding Consumables

CHAIR: Teresa Melfi, The Lincoln Electric Company

AWS A5C Subcommittee on Aluminum Alloy Filler Metals

CHAIR: Tony Anderson, ITW – Miller Electric Manufacturing Company

AWS A5D Subcommittee on Stainless Steel Filler Metals

CHAIR: Frank Lake, Stoody Company (a division of ESAB)

AWS A5E Subcommittee on Nickel and Nickel Alloy Filler Metals

CHAIR: Mike Barrett, Westinghouse

AWS A5F Subcommittee on Copper and Copper Alloy Filler Metals

CHAIR: Kevin Roossinck, Huntington Ingalls Industries

AWS A5G Subcommittee on Hard Facing Filler Metals

CHAIR: Guy Chouinard, Stoody Company (Division of ESAB)

AWS A5H Subcommittee on Filler Metals and Fluxes for Brazing

CHAIR: Creed Darling, Bellman-Melcor

AWS A5I Subcommittee on Tungsten Electrodes

CHAIR: Stan Severance, The Lincoln Electric Company

AWS A5K Subcommittee on Titanium and Zirconium Filler Metals

CHAIR: Richard Sutherlin, Consultant

AWS A5M Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding

CHAIR: Ben Schaeffer, The Lincoln Electric Company

AWS A5N Subcommittee on Consumable Inserts

CHAIR: Sean Williams, Across Industries, LLC

AWS A5O Subcommittee on Solid Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding

CHAIR: Joseph Bundy, Hobart Brothers, LLC

AWS A5P Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Electroslag and Electrogas Welding

CHAIR: Ben Pletcher, Bechtel Global Corporation

AWS A5S Subcommittee on Gases for Gas Shielded Arc Welding and Cutting

CHAIR: Fred Schweighardt, Airgas

AWS A5T Subcommittee on Filler Metal Procurement Guidelines

CHAIR: Steve Knostman, Hobart Brothers Company

AWS A5W Subcommittee on Moisture and Hydrogen

CHAIR: Jeffrey Farren, Naval Surface Warfare Center

AWS A5X Executive Subcommittee