List of weld types

Last updated September 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2017i

List of weld types

List of weld types

Use the Weld Properties dialog box to define the weld type. Some weld types also automatically prepare the parts to be welded. The following table shows the available weld types:

Number

Type

Name

Optional automatic weld preparation

Solid weld object

0

 

None

No

No

10

Fillet weld

No

Yes

3

Bevel-groove (single-V butt weld)

Yes

Yes

4

Bevel-groove (single-bevel butt weld)

Yes

Yes

2

Square-groove (square butt weld)

Yes

Yes

5

Single-V butt weld with broad root face

Yes

Yes

6

Single-bevel butt weld with broad root face

Yes

Yes

7

U-groove weld (single-U butt weld)

Yes

Yes

8

J-groove weld (single-J butt weld)

Yes

Yes

16

Flare V-groove weld

No

No

15

Flare-bevel-groove weld

No

No

1

Edge-flange weld

No

No

17

Corner-flange weld

No

No

11

Plug weld

No

No

9

Bevel backing weld

No

No

12

Spot weld

No

No

13

Seam weld

No

No

14

Slot weld

No

No

18

Partial penetration weld (single-bevel butt + fillet)

No

No

19

Partial penetration weld (square groove + fillet)

No

No

20

Melt-through weld

No

No

21

Steep-flanked single-V butt weld

Yes

Yes

22

Steep-flanked single-bevel butt weld

Yes

Yes

23

Edge weld

No

No

24

Surfacing weld

No

No

25

Fold joint

No

No

26

Inclined joint

No

No

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