• Understand how to design and draw weldments
• Learn about fillet and groove welds
• Learn how to create weld symbols
Weldments are assemblies made from several smaller parts that have been welded together. Weldments are often less expensive to manufacture because they save extensive machining time or replace expensive castings.
weldment: An assembly made from several smaller parts that have been welded together.
Figure 14-1 shows a simple weldment. It was created from two 0.375-in. thick plates and joined by a fillet weld. The base plate is 2.00 × 4.00 in., and the vertical plate is 1.25 × 4.00 in. Both parts are made from low-carbon steel.
fillet weld: ...