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Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection

Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection

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By S.E. Hughes

Series Editor: Clifford Matthews

This book was written to provide a quick guide to welding inspection that is easy to read and understand.
It is difficult to find books specifically covering weld inspection requirements. This book will give you a
basic understanding of the subject and so help you decide if you need to look further. In many cases the
depth of knowledge required for any particular welding-related subject will be dependent on specific
industry requirements.

In all situations, however, the welding inspector’s role is to ensure that welds have been produced and
tested in accordance with the correct code specified procedures and that they are code compliant. Code
compliance in this sense means that the weld meets all the requirements of the defect acceptance criteria
specified within the code.

  • Publisher: ASME
  • Publish Date: 2009
  • Pages: 152
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780791859506

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Series Editor Introduction A 10 Minute Guide Chapter 1: Abbreviations, Terminology and Welding Symbols Abbreviations Common terms Joint terminology Weld terminology Drawing rules and weld symbols Chapter 2: Duties of a Welding Inspector Before welding During welding After welding Repairs Chapter 3: Analysis of a Fusion Weld Components of a welded joint What makes a good fusion weld? Weld joint: preparation methods Weld joint: shape Residual stress and distortion Minimising stresses and distortion Chapter 4: Materials and Their Weldability Carbon equivalency Classification of steels Alloying elements Carbon equivalency Material propertie Heat treatments of steels Chapter 5: Welding Processes Manual metal arc (MMA)/shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) Metal inert gas (MIG)/metal active gas (MAG)/ gas metal arc welding (GMAW) Flux cored arc welding (FCAM) Tungsten inert gas (TIG)/gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) Submerged arc welding (SAW) Chapter 6: Non destructive and Destructive Testing Liquid penetrant testing (PT) Magnetic particle testing (MT) Ultrasonic testing (UT) Radiographic testing (RT) Tension tests Bend tests Charpy tests Hardness testing Macro samples Micro samples Fillet fracture test Butt weld fracture test (nick break) Chapter 7: Fracture Modes and Welding Defects Imperfection categories Hydrogen-induced cold cracking (HICC) Solidification cracking00 Reheat cracking Lamellar tearing Weld decay Porosity Solid inclusions Lack of fusion Incomplete root penetration Root concavity Excessive root penetration Overlap Underfill Undercut Crater pipe Burn-through Root oxidation Arc strike Spatter Magnetic arc blow Chapter 8: Codes, Standards and Documentation Codes and standards The PED and UK PER Welding procedure qualifications Procedure qualification record (PQR) Welding procedure specification (WPS) Welder qualifications Chapter 9: Health and Safety Health and Safety at Work Act Electrical safety Welding/cutting process safety Personal protective equipment (PPE) Gases and fumes COSHH and workplace exposure limits (WEL) Lifting equipment/pressure system requirements Hand tools and grinding machines Other precautions before welding starts Causes of accidents Permit to work Tanks and drums Index

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