This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice defines a method for determining the weldability of weld filler metal in continuous coil or cut length form. It is applicable to all solid (non flux-containing) wires. It is intended as a referee method for testing weld filler metals in case of dispute between purchaser and vendor.
RATIONALE ARP1876C stabilizes this document because this document contains mature technology that is not expected to change and thus no further revisions are anticipated. STABILIZED NOTICE ARP1876C has been declared "STABILIZED" by AMS Committee B. This document will no longer be updated and may no longer represent standard industry practice. Previously this document was reaffirmed. The last technical update of this document occurred in February, 2002. Users of this document should refer any certification issues (e.g. exceptions listed on the certification report) to the cognizant engineering organization for their disposition. NOTE: In many cases the purchaser may be a sub tier supplier and not the cognizant engineering organization.