Types of welded joints

Lesson 5

Edge Joint

Edge welding Joints are often applied to sheet metal parts that have flanging edges or are placed at a location where a weld must be made to attach to adjacent pieces.

Being a groove type weld, Edge Joints, the pieces are set side by side and welded on the same edge.  For heavier applications filler metal is added to melt or fuse the edge completely and to reinforce the plate.