Posted by: heatsschoolofweldingtechnology | November 30, 2009

Welding Positions for Plate and Pipe (1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G, 6GR)


For the past few months, we posted the welding positions for each category. But for clarity, we will give you the complete picture of each position as shown in the picture.

Welding Positions

FROM THE UPPER PORTION OF THE PICTURE (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT)

First picture from left – 1G – Plate which is flat position

Second picture from left – 2G Plate which is horizontal position

Third picture from left – 3G Plate which is vertical position

Fourth picture from left – 4G Plate which is overhead position

FROM THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE PICTURE (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT)

First picture from left – 1G Pipe (rolled) which is flat position

Second picture from left – 2G Pipe (fixed) which is horizontal position

Third picture from left – 5G Pipe (fixed) which is vertical position

FROM THE LOWER PORTION OF THE PICTURE (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT)

First picture from left – 6G Pipe (fixed) inclined position at 45 degrees

Second picture from left – same picture as in the middle portion which is 2G pipe

Third picture from left – 6GR Pipe (fixed) inclined position with restriction ring

APPLICATION:

1G, 2G, 3G and 4G plate are applicable in the fabrication and installation of tanks, vessel, structural, shipbuilding and aeronotics

1G, 2G, 5G and 6G pipe are applicable in the fabrication and installation of piping and pipelines for industrila plants, oil and gas industry, chemical plants and other industry which uses piping and pipelines.

6GR is applicable mainly in the fabrication and installation of offshore structure and other structure that have the TKY configuration.

 

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Responses

  1. I have 15+ yrs exp in 2G, 3G & 6G welding in Singapore

  2. HELLO.I LOVE TO HAVE PIPELINE WELDING.I LEAV IN QATAR.DO U HAVE OFFICE IN QATAR.PLS HOW CAN I DO THIS TRAINING FROM U.I WILL HAPPY TO HEAR FROM U.

  3. Ok I just got out of the Army, took a career change. I began classes with the union. Pipefitter/welder, I have been learning pretty good. I am on 6″ 6G, Stick ( 6010 for root, and 7018 hot pass to Cap. I am looking for videos on welding pipe 2G, 5G and 6G. I am all about make myself better and better. I am dreaming of welding now, when I go to sleep. So, if anybody have any ideas let me know. Books, videos, anything that I can better my welds. Thank you and God Bless.

  4. thats good… scroll our website and FB Page you can see a lot of videos

  5. Am from nigeria and am corrently undergoing treaning as a plate and pipe welder.so i want 2 knw hw i cn be conected wit other professionals and i also need job

  6. madada’an po ba lahat yang positions na yan sa (SMAW-I and SMAW-II)?
    thanks!

  7. Lhat po ng groove welding position madadaanan except 4G

  8. 5yer ex in kerala. 1gto5g

  9. pls am in 6Gr and am lookin 4 vacancy,in LAGOS Nigeria

  10. I PAUL WANT TO KOWN MORE ABOULT WELDING . 1G 2G 4G 6G I NEED THE VIDEO.

  11. please,i a nigeria residing in rivers state to be specific, i am interested in your training program.do you have training center in Nigeria?

  12. Sorry we don’t have in Nigeria only in Philippines. Tnx

  13. I pipe line welder with 1 year exrmp good at 4g and 6g i want to more about these work

  14. my name is udeme sampson.i live in portharcourt,am industrial welder specialised in all type of welding profession.

  15. I have 6 year exp of welding 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G, in PLANT, PIPEING, and PIPELINE in india

  16. emco6to6pipe is a plate/pipeline welder

  17. Thanks for publishing this. Please i Would like you to tell me if you offer training for pipe and structural fitting. Also i want to know if the certifications is internationally accepted.

  18. Sorry we don’t have pipe/structural fitter course yet

  19. Thank sir/madam, I want to plead if i can get a clip for pipe and plate welding (1G 2G 3G 4G 5G and 6G)

    On 6/23/13, Heats School of Welding Technology Inc. – Tarlac City

  20. migwelding techniques

  21. this is really helpfull for those who never know abt that

  22. i like so much welding

  23. 6G WELDING CAN COVER 3G AND 4G?

  24. 3G and 4G is covered in SMAW NCI. Or Basic Welding is up to 3G

  25. I do want to walding 3g 4g course

  26. Welder3g

  27. Any welding school that i can join distance.

  28. i need more to learn about welding but i have now welder certificate nc2. can you give me another idea,becouse 6g welding position is dificult.

  29. (IIW) WELDING DIPLOMA 1F,2F,3F,4F, 1G,2G,3G,4G ,5G,6G

  30. Am in to learn how to weld because that’s part of my career.

  31. Am Adama Mohammed looking for job in your establishment,wish to be part of your team very soon.Am a welder Fabricator

  32. Am welder 2g 3g from pakistan but this time before 3 years am in saudi arabia am realy intrested working and living in canada need your help for coming in canada work permit or skilled immigration i love and like canada my mobil number 00966594379584

  33. Please, am new in welding, i dnt kw of 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G Etc… And pleasea i need Online training and Vidoes

  34. Please, am new in welding, i dnt kw of 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G Etc… And pleasea i need Online training and Vidoes thank you Sir. My Mobile Number is :08060067365

  35. Good day kabayan,
    Meron ba kayo AWS course this coming july 2014?tsaka sa u.t level II nyo ilang hrs un total including sa practicals and lectures?

  36. Ala na po kami AWS kasi mahirap magbuo ng minimum required participants. Sa NDT naman naka outstation Level 3 namin kya on hold mga NDT Courses namin.

  37. Tell me tha meaning of “g”

  38. Groove

  39. Welding


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