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AS 1085.20-2012,Railway track material Part 20: Welding of steel

Railway track material Part 20: Welding of steel rail 97 pages

This Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee
CE-002, Railway Track Materials, to supersede AS 1085.20?2006.
The objective of this Standard is to provide owners and maintainers of railway track with
specifications for and means of qualification of welding procedures for use with rail steel in
railway track.
This Standard does not address the conditions under which the procedures that are
described are to be used.
This Standard is not intended to cover welding of worn rails using flash butt or
aluminothermic welds. However, the principles and procedures may be adapted for the
welding of worn rails.
It is not intended to cover existing welds.
Changes to the 2006 edition include the following:
(a) Introduction of aluminothermic head repair welding.
(b) Test methods aligned with current European test methods (where required).
(c) Revised procedures for non-destructive testing of welds.
(d) Revised qualification procedures for the fatigue performance of aluminothermic
Any existing welding procedures tested to AS 1085.15?1995 or AS 1085.20?2006 will be
accepted as qualified to this Standard and no further testing is required. Any new welding
process will need to be tested to the requirements of this Standard.

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