field weld


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field weld

[′fēld ‚weld]
(metallurgy)
A weld made at the construction site.
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Two drawings, taken from results of data analysis, show planar locations of AE sources in the lower field weld area.
If the "tie in" leg is longer than 16 feet from the elbow point of intersection (PI), then no other old bar wrapped steel cylinder pipe joints would need to be field welded as the restrained length would be 16+ feet due to the elbow leg length plus 40 feet for the first piece of bar wrapped steel cylinder pipe totaling the required 56 feet.
The fan housings for these large fans can be 20 to 30 feet in width, height and length and be comprised of many large pieces, some of which may have been field welded during the initial installation.
A key element in CADWorx selection was the inclusion of Alias ISOGEN, a solution for total automation of piping isometric drawing production, and particularly the tool's ability to handle field welds. CADWorx database links were also important as Mercury Engineering intends to import and export data to link with its existing procurement infrastructure.
The tubes factory welded to 2 sub-headers, which are then field welded, without mechanical fittings, to the 21 feet long, 4 inch and 6 inch header pipe.
In conventional construction, the steel moment frame that laterally stabilizes the building is field welded at the time of its erection.
For example, we have increased the efficiency of in-field equipment delivery procedures, designed layout improvements to minimize field welds to kicker, and gained even greater insights about the operational challenges that our customers face during the inspection process.