12-9. REPAIR PROCEDURES.
12-10. Old weld metal and some material around
cracks should be ground away and weld repairs made.
Avoid welding on the edge of plates or flats used
as load-carrying members unless absolutely neces-
sary to cover a fracture. The addition of a dutchman
weld holes, may be required to transfer stress across
weld repair areas. Weld rod choice should match the
lesser strength steel being repaired under normal
A downhand repair being made between
a crossmember made of Ex-Ten 50 steel and a T-1
steel beam, for example, requires an AWS E6014
FIGURE 12-3. LASH RING CLIP