Weld Procedure Qualifications: 

  • Transverse  and all weld metal tensile tests
  • Guided face and root bend tests ;  side bends
  • Charpy V notch and Macroetch
  • Hardness surveys – Rockwell, Vickers and microhardness
  • Nondestructive tests (NDT) – Visual, RT,PT,MT, UT
  • Brazing qualification tests - micro sectioning to assess 
    lack of bond
  • Hardfacing – chemical analysis, hardness, PT, macroetch 
  • Corrosion resistant overlay – chemical analysis, bends, PT
  • Ferrite content by magnagage

Welder Performance Tests:

  • Bends (ASTM E190)
  • X-Ray
  • Fillet weld break test and macroetch

Working Specifications:

  • ASME Sect IX;  AWS D1.1 through D1.6
  • Military – MIL-STD-1595A: S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248
  • ANSI/AWS- B2.1, B4.0, D9.1, D14.3, D15.3, D17.1
  • (NYSSCM) New York State Steel Construction Manual  
    Section 8, Parts A & B