welding procedure
12 October 2021


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Welding of Stainless Steels

Welding of Stainless Steels: General Concepts: Stainless steels, resumed here in a general way, are defined as steel alloys, where the chromium content ranges from 10.5% to 30%. There are five distinct types of stainless steel:
TOFD
30 September 2021


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NDT – Few Other Methods

Here are some rarely used  NDT – Few Other Methods 1.   Eddy Current Testing – ET: Eddy-current inspection uses electromagnetic induction to detect flaws in conductive materials. A circular coil carrying current is placed in proximity to the test specimen (electrically conductive). The alternating current in…
NDT services
24 September 2021


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Non destructive Testing (NDT)- Common Methods

Non destructive Testing (NDT)- Common Methods are: Visual Inspection – VT Liquid Penetrant Testing – LT Magnetic Particle Testing – MT Radiographic Testing – RT Ultrasonic Testing – UT 1.   Visual Inspection – VT: Visual inspection after welding is very useful in evaluating quality, even if…
welding certificate approval
10 September 2021


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STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR WELDING PROCEDURES

The sole purpose of welding procedures is to describe the details that are to be followed in the welding of specific materials or type of joint. The following is a list of standard specifications for welding procedures that are normally covered in welding procedures…
Pipe welding-AQC
1 September 2021


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Welding Standards-Positions for Welding Pipe

Positions for Welding Pipe For welding pipe in shops, power plants, oil refineries, and chemical plants for crude oil, gasoline, and natural gas, the same basic welding positions described previously are used. Flat Butt Weld Pipe Position…
visual inspection on welding
31 July 2021


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NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING – Visual Inspection (VT)

The NDT (nondestructive testing) methods are: Visual Inspection – VT Liquid Penetrant Testing – LT Magnetic Particle Testing – MT Radiographic Testing – RT Ultrasonic Testing – UT Eddy Current Testing – ET (not used in field inspection) Acoustic Emission Testing – AET (not…
Radiography Testing equipments
8 July 2021


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Equipments and materials for NDT lab set up

Equipments and materials for NDT lab set up Radiography Testing: 1) X-Ray tube head -450 kV capacity ( only if construction of a exposure room with approval from government is possible) 2) RT Films (D4 ) 3) lead screen 0.125mm, 0.25 mm 4) Film casettes 5) set of IQI -wire…
Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT
30 June 2021


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Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT

Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT as per ASME , AWS and API standards Liquid penetrant testing simply called as PT. Sometimes Dye Penetrant Testing is a surface defect detection NDT  method and is more sensitive to all kind of surface defects, such as…
cast iron
24 May 2021


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Cast Iron and Its Types

What is a cast iron? Cast iron are ferrous alloys with greater than 2% carbon. They also contain small amounts of other materials such as silicon, sulphur, manganese, & phosphorous. In general it consists alloys of carbon & iron. They are the least expensive of all metals and…
UT Inspection services
30 March 2021


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Non Relevant Ultrasonic Indications

Non relevant Ultrasonic Indications can usually be identified as one of the following: Electrical Interference Interference form the transducer (search unit) Interference form the surface of the specimen Interference caused by mode conversion of the sound beam Interference caused by the shape of the…