Miscellaneous Piping

Butt Weld

A butt joint is a weld joint between two members lying approximately in the same plane. The term 'butt joint' usually corresponds to two sheets of metal joined together along their seam. For two pipes joined in similar fashion the joint is called 'butt weld'.

Butt weld is a weld along the seam of pipe, so that two pipes are butted edge to edge as shown in the figure.

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