You may find more WPSs statement the maximum of bead width such ISO 15614-1, previous welding procedures or in the project specification.
Here are for your reference.
- ASME VIII div. 1 UCS-56 f (4) [-a] - for low hydrogen electrodes shall be 4 times the electrode core diameter.
- AWS A5.1/5.5 - weld test assembly - The in each weld layer shall be no more than 2-1/2 times the diameter of the core wire.
- AWS A5.20 - weld test assembly - The shall be limited to 6 times the electrode diameter.
Next, you are invited to reply a below question:
- What are the different between “bead width” and “weave bead” and “weld bead”?