Weld procedures and demands for improved fatigue strength of single load carrying fillet welds
Paper in proceeding, 2013

Traditional weld demands on throat size and leg length does not support a welding process for improved penetration. This paper includes theoretical analysis of welded samples showing the potential with welds that have a prescribed asymmetry. Weld with a larger leg length against the web plate offer in this study improved fatigue properties and could also offer potential for reduced welding time, a smaller amount of filler material and potentially make the quality inspection more relevant.

Weld demands


Fillet weld

Weld for purpose

Weld penetration


Erik Åstrand

Manufacturing Engineering

Chalmers, Materials and Manufacturing Technology

University West

ASM Proceedings of the International Conference: Trends in Welding Research

978-162708998-2 (ISBN)

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Materials Engineering

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