Welding Positions Standards to DIN EN ISO 6947/AWS/ASME

Updated: Mar. 24, 2024

Understanding the position or orientation of a joint relative to the horizon is crucial for the Weld inspector. This knowledge can dictate the appropriate welding processes, methods, and techniques.


Welding is typically most straightforward when the welder can access a joint on a flat, horizontal surface, such as a tableor bench. However, joints encountered in the field may assume various positions relative to the welder and the horizon.


There are 3 welding position standards widely used, DIN EN ISO 6947. AWS. ASME. Learn all the standards in one photo below.

Welding positions ISO 6947 AWS ASME

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