Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications - Discussion

3. 

The gap between web plates and flange plates for fillet welds should not be more than

[A]. 0.5 mm
[B]. 0.75 mm
[C]. 1.0 mm
[D]. 1.25 mm
[E]. 1.5 mm

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Shivam said: (Sep 1, 2015)  
As per is 800, clause 8.6.3.5 Welded construction.

The gap between the web plates and flange plates shall be kept to a minimum and for fillet welds shall not exceed 1 mm at any point before welding.

Satya said: (Feb 9, 2017)  
For fillet welds, gap shall not exceed 1 mm at any point before welding.

Thehri said: (Mar 16, 2017)  
Anyone explain the reason.

Roy said: (Oct 2, 2017)  
Yes, it's 1 mm.

Rohit said: (Mar 6, 2019)  
1 mm is correct. Very Good explanation, Thanks @Shivam.

Unique said: (May 6, 2019)  
Yes, 1mm is the correct option as per IS800-2007.

Haris said: (Aug 31, 2019)  
1.5 is correct. Agree with the given answer.

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