What is Chamfer (Types and Disadvantages) 👨‍🏭 2022


Chamfer

It is an angular edge shape in a material.

It is also a properly prepared groove between two components for a weld. This term is also widely used in other industries, such as mechanics.

There are many tools for sale that may open a chamfer. If you are curious, look for steel pipe beveling machines.

Please note that:

  1. The words chamfer and bevel can overlap when we're talking about one individual component.
  2. In cases where there was no chamfer or where there is no bevel, we use may use the expression “straight chamfer” or “no chamfer”.

Purpose and objective

The chamfer is generally used to facilitate access for the electrode or torch for welding.

Chamfer Types

The main types are as follows:

Angle

It is the angle (sum) between the prepared edges of the components. See letter "alpha" in the picture below:

Groove Face

It is the surface of a component located inside the chamfer.

Groove welds

When the weld is performed on a joint that has at least one beveled component, we say it is a groove weld. 

Please note that it is also possible to perform angle welds.

Disadvantage

The larger the groove angle, the more weld metal is deposited.

As a result, welding becomes more expensive. We will need more consumables and time to complete the weld.

A small, insufficient or non-existent groove angle can make welding difficult. Or maybe impossible.

Chamfering

Materials are hardly available in the way we would like or specify.

To obtain a chamfer we must cut them. Chamfering is the act of cutting at an angle.

The most common methods for chamfering are:

  • Machining;
  • Grinding;
  • Oxyfuel.

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