What is SAE in Welding?

SAE International, previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a global professional organization dedicated to advancing mobility engineering. Through its members, SAE International promotes the knowledge and application of best practices in all areas of mobility engineering, including:

  • automotive,
  • aerospace,
  • commercial vehicle,
  • and off-highway.

What is SAE used for?

SAE International’s welding standards cover a wide range of processes and materials, including:

SAE International’s welding standards are used by manufacturers and suppliers around the world to ensure the safety and quality of their products.

The most popular SAE International welding standards

Some of the most popular SAE International welding standards include:

  1. SAE AMS2750 – Specification for Thermal Processing of Aerospace Materials.
  2. SAE ARP5316 – Recommended Practice for Classification of Electrodes for Arc Welding.
  3. SAE J1086 – Recommended Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS).
  4. SAE J1249 – Chemical Composition Limits for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels Used in Automotive Construction.
  5. SAE J2340 – Steel Grades for Cold-Formed Sheet Steel.
  6. SAE J2513 – Electrical Resistance Welding of Carbon and Low Alloy Steels.
  7. SAE J2927 – Arc Welding of HSLA Steels.

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