|TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
AWS technical committee meetings are open to the public. If you want to attend a meeting, contact the staff secretary of the committee as listed below at AWS, 550 NW LeJeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126; telephone (800/305) 443-9353.
July 12, 13, B2F Subcommittee on Plastic Welding Qualifications. Reno, Nev. Standards preparation meeting. Staff Contact: R. Hancock, ext. 226.
Aug. 11, Technical Activities Committee. Columbus, Ohio. General meeting. Staff Contact: P. Howe, ext. 309.
Aug. 30, D15 Committee on Railroad Welding. St. Louis, Mo. Standards preparation meeting. Staff Contact: R. Hancock, ext. 226.
Aug. 30, D15A Subcommittee on Freight Cars and Their Materials. St. Louis, Mo. Standards preparation meeting. Staff Contact: R. Hancock, ext. 226
Standards for Public Review
AWS was approved as an accredited standards-preparing organization by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979. AWS rules, as approved by ANSI, require that all standards be open to public review for comment during the approval process. This column also advises of ANSI approval of documents. The following standards are submitted for public review. Draft copies may be obtained from Rosalinda O’Neill, 550 NW LeJeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126; (800/305) 443-9353, ext. 451, firstname.lastname@example.org.
C3.7M/C3.7:200X, Specification for Aluminum Brazing. Revised standard — $25. ANSI public review expires 6/28/05
D1.8/D1.8M:200X, Structural Welding Code — Seismic Supplement. New standard — $55. ANSI public review expires 7/12/05.
Z49.1:200X, Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes. Revised standard — $34. ANSI public review expires 6/28/05.
AWS D1.1, Structural
Welding Code — Steel
Subject: OEM’s Engineer
Code Edition: D1.1:2002
Code Provision: Section 1.3.1
AWS Log: D1.1-02-101 (INQ-48)
Inquiry: Is it permissible for the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to designate a technically qualified competent and capable Engineer from his organization as “the Engineer” to make engineering evaluations based on design analysis, and to accept previous WPS Qualifications and previous Performance Qualifications (in accordance with paragraphs 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168)?