Classification and testing of welding consumables for fusion welding of metallic materials.

In addition, standardization of:

  • non-consumable tungsten electrodes for inert gas shielded arc welding, and for plasma welding, cutting and thermal spraying;
  • fluxes used in submerged arc and electroslag welding;
  • gases and gas mixtures for fusion welding and allied processes;
  • technical delivery conditions for filler materials and fluxes;
  • procurement for filler materials and fluxes.

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published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 44/SC 3


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Observing members

* number includes updates

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 44/SC 3

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 44/SC 3:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 8/SC 8 Ship design ISO
ISO/TC 17/SC 17 Steel wire rod and wire products ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 44/SC 3

ISO/TC 44/SC 3 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IIW International Institute of Welding ISO
ISO/TC 8/SC 8 Ship design ISO
ISO/TC 17/SC 17 Steel wire rod and wire products ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
EWA European Welding Association A
IIW International Institute of Welding A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
11-13 September 2019 Sydney (Australia) ISO/TC 44  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 44/SC 3 - Secretariat

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