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ferdz
ferdz
07:55 May-25-2008
backgouge

what is meant by backgouge in weld?


 
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Gowri
NDT Inspector,
Royscan engineering pte ltd, Singapore, Joined May 2008, 52

Gowri

NDT Inspector,
Royscan engineering pte ltd,
Singapore,
Joined May 2008
52
02:30 May-25-2008
Re: backgouge
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: what is meant by backgouge in weld?
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Hi,
Backgouge means 'removal weld metal and parent metal from welded portion at root side to avoid LOP and LOF for subsequent welding. This will be done with grinding and arc cutting.
It will help you i hope.


 
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Jawed Ahsan
Jawed Ahsan
09:39 May-25-2008
Re: backgouge
When a thick plate is welded , usually a double vee joint is welded. After welding from one side the second is back gouged and the welding performed inorder to get sound weld.

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