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MINIMUM GAP BETWEEN WELDINGS - THUMB RULE

Posted by Antony Thomas at Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Minimum Distance between welds



TYPE OF WELD

Minimum Distance

Pipe Size

A

Branch
connections (with or without reinforcing pads or olets)

and Circumferential welds

The
larger of

50mm (or) 4xT

All Sizes

B

Two
circumferential welds

The larger of

50mm (or) 4xT

100mm (or) 4xT

150mm (or) 4xT

<=6" Pipes

8" to 12" Pipes

14" and above

C

Two
adjacent fillet welds

Smaller of

40mm (or) 3xT

All Sizes


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2 comments:

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