The sketches below show SOME of the steps used while welding composite tube window welds. ALWAYS perform these operations in accordance with the Manufacturers, Owners, and Jurisdictional requirements. The sole purpose of this page is to allow visitors to gain knowledge regarding  this process. I will try to add some more detail and pictures if I find them. This page was made in reference to a topic at the American Welding Society Discussion Forum.

General Arrangement

Fitup Detail Of Circ. Joint

Welding Sequence of Circumferential Joint














Fitup of the Circ. Joint













Welding The Circ Joint. The Red is SS, The Yellow is a low Carbon Steel Buffer Pass and the Blue is 7018.


 Since 7 August 03