Purpose - The following web pages clarify the minimum quality standards required by the Division of Equipment for the Caltrans vehicle fleet.

Scope - These Caltrans Division of Equipment standards set forth the quality requirements for the welding process and final weld product. The standard applies to all structural welds used in the manufacture of equipment, vehicles, trailers and components for the Caltrans fleet. It places no restriction on any welding process or procedure, provided the weld produced meets the qualification requirements called out in the relevant standard.

Revision Date - December 20 , 2004

Quality Standards - Welding

1. References, Symbols & Terminology  

2. Design, Workmanship & Quality 

3. Inspection 

4. Visual Examples