AWS A3.0M/A3.0:2010 Approved by the American National Standards Institute July 1, 2009 Supersedes AWS A3.0:2001 The 2010 AWS A3.0 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions is a glossary of the technical terms used in the welding industry. 2010 AWS A3.0 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions purpose is to establish standard terms to aid in the communication of welding information.
Since it is intended to be a comprehensive compilation of welding terminology, nonstandard terms used in the welding industry are also included. All terms are either standard or nonstandard. They are arranged in word-by-word alphabetical sequence.