JIS Weld Symbol Properties

You can create JIS weld symbols in part, assembly, and drawing documents.

Set the drafting standard in Document Properties > Drafting Standard to JIS.

To open this dialog box, do one of the following:

  • Click Weld Symbol Tool_Weld_Symbol_Annotation.gif (Annotation toolbar) or Insert > Annotations > Weld Symbol.
  • Double-click an existing weld symbol, or right-click the symbol and select Properties.
Many of the properties are available both above and below the weld symbol line and are described in order from the line. A preview of the symbol is displayed in the graphics area.

Peripheral Creates a circle at the bend in the weld line to indicate that the weld is applied all around the contour.
Field/Site Adds Weld_Symbol_ANSI_Field.gif at the bend in the weld line to indicate that the weld is applied in the field or on-site. Select the lower Field/Site to point the flag down.
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Upper Field/Site Lower Field/Site
Weld Symbol Use the upper Weld Symbol button to select a symbol for an "other side" weld. Use the lower Weld Symbol button to select a symbol for a "this side" weld.
Click and select a symbol from a symbol library. To turn off the symbol, select <None>. Other options become available, depending on the symbol chosen. Type a size to the left of the symbol. Type a pitch to the right of the symbol. Pitch format is usually Length-Pitch.
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"This side" weld with size 1/8 and pitch 2-4. "Other side" weld
Specification process Type text in the box, in any number of lines, to appear in the tail of the symbol.
Reference Creates a reference box around the Specification process text.
Contour Select:









Finishing method Select None, C - Chipping, G - Grinding, M - Machining, or F - Unspecified.
2nd fillet Adds a second fillet to the existing symbol. This option is available for Square Butt, Single Bevel Butt, Single Bevel Butt with Root, and Single J Butt only. Type a size to the left of the symbol. Type a pitch to the right of the symbol.
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2nd fillet 2nd fillet with size and pitch
Root opening Type a dimension.
Groove angle Type an angle in degrees (degree symbol is added automatically).
Inside Places text inside the weld symbol.
Inside font To specify a font for text and size of symbols placed inside the weld symbol, clear Use document font and click Font.
Symmetric Places properties symmetrically about the symbol line.
Stagger Staggers symbols above and below the line. Weld_Symbol_ANSI_Stagger.gif
Identification line on the top Moves the dashed identification line above the symbol line.
Font To specify a font for text and size of symbols, clear Use document font and click Font.
Leader anchor Anchors the leader to the specified location on the weld symbol.
Use multi jog leader Allows you to click in the graphics area several times to create bends for the leader.
Layer In a drawing with named layers, select a layer from the list.
Include this symbol in weld table Makes the weld symbol available for the weld table.
Style Modifies weld symbol style options. For details, see Style.

JIS Weld Symbol Library

These symbols are available in the JIS weld symbol library.

To access the JIS Weld Symbol Library when you create a JIS weld symbol:

In a drawing view that has JIS as the overall drafting standard, click Insert > Annotations > Weld Symbol. In the Properties dialog box, click Weld symbol.
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Butt Single-Flange Square Butt Single V Butt
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Single Bevel Butt Single V Butt with Root Single Bevel Butt with Root Single U Butt
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Single J Butt Flare V Flare Bevel Backing Run
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Fillet Plug or Slot Spot Spot (Centered)
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Seam Seam (Centered) JIS Spot JIS Spot (flat electrode)
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JIS Seam Cladding (2009) Cladding (2010) Single V Butt (53)