A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

A5 Committee on Filler Metals and Allied Materials

CHAIR: Teresa Melfi, The Lincoln Electric Company
SECRETARY: Kevin Bulger
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

NEW DOCUMENTS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL

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

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS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Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Flux Cored for Flux Cored Arc Welding and Metal Cored Electrodes for Gas Metal Arc Welding (Withdrawn)

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 Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding
    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: Damian Kotecki, Damian Kotecki Welding Consultants
  • AWS A5E Subcommittee on Nickel and Nickel Alloy Filler Metals
    CHAIR: Teresa Melfi, The Lincoln Electric Company
  • 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 A5J Subcommittee on Electrodes and Rods for Welding Cast Iron
    CHAIR: Sam Kiser, Special Metals Corp
  • AWS A5K Subcommittee on Titanium and Zirconium Filler Metals
    CHAIR: Richard Sutherlin, Consultant
  • 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
    CHAIR: Ben Schaeffer, The Lincoln Electric Company
  • AWS A5N Subcommittee on Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
    CHAIR: Harry Wehr, Across Industries, LLC
  • AWS A5O Subcommittee on 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

JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE

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 (Educators) 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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