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AWS committee releases safety standard

The American Welding Society's D16 Committee on Robotic and Automatic Welding has released AWS D16.1M/-D16.1:2004, Specification for Robotic Arc Welding Safety. This specification is the first document to focus on safety aspects unique to robotic arc welding applications. It identifies hazards involved in maintaining, operating, integrating, and setting up arc welding robot systems.

AWS D16.1M/D16.1:2004, Specification for Robotic Arc Welding Safety is 26 pages with one figure. The price is $24 for AWS members and $32 for non-members.

To purchase this standard, place an order online at or call Global Engineering Documents at 800-854-7179. Additional information on AWS programs and publications appears on

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