fillet welds
24 December 2021


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Fillet Weld Types

Fillet Weld Types: The single-fillet-welded T-joints are indicated from both the arrow side and the other side. The symbol for a double fillet-welded T-joint is also Note that the assembly of two T-joints welded pieces involves four fillet welds represented by two double-fillet-weld symbols.
standards for welding
18 December 2021


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Standards and Specifications for welding

WELDING INSPECTOR KNOWLEDGES: The Welding Inspector must be a high skilled technician or engineer with a good knowledge of general industry manufacture, materials, quality systems, inspection procedures and Standards and Specifications for welding as:   Standard organizations as ASTM, SAE, AISI, AWS, ASME and other institutions; …
welding procedure
10 December 2021


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WELDING ELECTRODES AND PREHEAT REQUIREMENTS

The procedure requirements for welding electrodes and preheating temperatures are as follows: Welding must be done with the same process (SMAW or FCAW) used for qualification If the operator has qualified on any of the steel permitted (ASTM A36 and A588), that same operator…
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2 November 2021


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Weld symbols location

1.1.  Location of the Weld with Respect to Joint: a.Arrow Side. Welds on the arrow side of the joint are shown by placing the weld symbols on the side of the reference line toward the reader.
welding symbols
28 October 2021


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WELDING SYMBOLS

Elements of  Welding Symbols: The first concepts the Welding Inspector must understand very well, are the welding symbols and how to interpret them on drawings. The reference line of the welding symbol, as shown below, is used to designate the type of weld to be…
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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…
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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 procedure specification
17 September 2021


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Recommendations for Welding

We would see about Recommendations for Welding of Structural Steel as per AWS D1.1 , 2020 revision Groove Weld: (Clause 4.4.1) Weld Length : shall be the width of the parts joined , perpendicular to the direction of compressive or tensile stress, Weld Size:  Thickness of thinner…
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…