AWS Technical Committees

C5 Arc Welding and Cutting


CHAIR: Fred Schweighardt, Air Liquide Industrial US LP
SECRETARY: Rakesh Gupta
SCOPE: Responsible for creating and revising standards on arc welding and cutting.
PUBLISHED STANDARDS
  • C5.1-73, Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc Welding
  • C5.2:2001, Recommended Practices for Plasma Arc Cutting and Gouging
  • C5.3:2000, Recommended Practices for Air Carbon Arc Gouging and Cutting
  • C5.4-93, Recommended Practices for Stud Welding
  • C5.5/C5.5M:2003, Recommended Practices for Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • C5.6-89R, Recommended Practices for Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • C5.7:2000 (R2006), Recommended Practices for Electrogas Welding
  • C5.10/C5.10M:2003, Recommended Practices for Shielding Gases for Welding and Cutting
NEW STANDARDS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL
  • None
LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES
  • C5B – SMAW
  • C5C – GTAW
  • C5D – GMAW
  • C5E – SAW
  • C5F – ESW
  • C5G – FCAW
  • C5H – SW
  • C5I – PAW
  • C5J – PAC
  • C5K – CAC-A
  • C5O – Gases
  • C5P - EGW
INVITATION TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE:

The American Welding Society is recruiting volunteers to serve on the C5 Committee on Arc Welding and Cutting. This committee is in the process of revising their standards and publishing a new standard on FCAW.

Learn more about this committee's work by contacting committee secretary Rakesh Gupta.


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