- Joint opening
- Root gap
Examples: Butt and Angle Joint
Why do we need root opening?We usually set a distance for easy access with the electrode or torch and thus ensure complete penetration.
When is root opening not required?When there is no need for full penetration, also known as partial penetration, this is usually the case for a “no liability” weld.
Which is the ideal root opening?There are a number of factors that can also guide the decision to use an open or closed root assembly when welding.
When you need to include a fact or piece of information in an assignment or essay you should also include where and how you found that piece of information (Root Opening).
That gives credibility to your paper and it is sometimes required in higher education.
To make your life (and citation) easier just copy and paste the information below into your assignment or essay:
Luz, Gelson. Root Opening (Definition, Why and more). Materials Blog. Gelsonluz.com. dd mmmm. yyyy. URL.
Now replace dd, mmmm and yyyy with the day, month, and year you browsed this page. Also replace URL for the actual url of this page. This citation format is based on MLA.