Procedure Specifications, Qualification of Welds And Properties Evaluation

Welding plays key role in industrial manufacturing segment and its essential to ensure weld integrity in all the aspects of design, fabrication including welding procedure specifications as well quality control.

 

Procedure qualification essentially to verify the materials compatibility as well techniques incorporated to serve the prime purpose of high-quality welds without compromising its integrity as well with required mechanical properties. It involves detail understanding of intended application requirement, procedure specifications, qualification welds and its properties evaluation.

 

Our Mechanical Testing facility has been instrumental in qualifying Welding Procedure Specification and Welders for our various clients through PQR Test and WQT Test.

 

VARIOUS APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND CLASS

We undertake Procedure Qualification and Welder Qualification for various applicable standards and marine class which include:

 

  • ASME BPVC Section IX
  • AWS D1.1
  • Marine Class DNV GL
  • Marine Class LR
  • Marine Class ABS
  • Marine Class ClassNK
  • Marine Class IRS
  • Marine Class GL
  • Marine Class RINA

 

TYPICAL QUALIFICATION TESTS

Typically, the NDT and destructive mechanical tests required for such qualification include:

 

  • Radiography
  • Magnetic Particle Test
  • Liquid Penetrant Test
  • Tensile Test
  • Bend Test
  • Charpy Impact Test
  • Macro Etch Test
  • Weld Hardness Survey
  • Microstructural Test

 

EILAB CAPABILITY FOR PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION TEST

EILAB have been serving renewed customer across UAE and other continents for three decades to provide qualifications of welding procedures for welding compliance with national and international codes on weld coupons and builds the trust in testing.

 

Our inhouse expert team have been familiar with the latest welding codes, standards to tackle the ongoing industry challenges in view of weld quality control to ensure compliance to applicable welding codes.

 

EILAB labs across Dubai as well Abu Dhabi having wide spread testing capabilities to accommodate all the essential testing for complete material property evaluation. Our test capabilities cover the standard tensile testing, all weld tensile testing, fracture testing, bend testing, Charpy testing, hardness testing, weld macro examination, microstructure examination and corrosion testing.

 

Couple of international standards and specifications such as ASME, BS, API including other specifications LRS, BV, DNV etc. compliance have been verifying/testing against the weld coupons in daily routine and few of reputed has listed below.

 

  • ASME SEC. IX : Welding, Brazing & Fusing Qualifications
  • ASME SEC. II Part C : Specifications for Welding Rods, Electrodes, and Filler Metals
  • AWS D1.1 : Structural Welding – Steel
  • AWS D1.2: Structural Welding Code – Aluminum
  • AWS D1.6 : Structural Welding Code – Stainless Steel
  • AWS B2.1 : Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification
  • BS EN ISO 15614-1: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Arc and gas welding of steels and arc welding of nickel and nickel alloys.
  • BS EN ISO 15614-2: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Arc welding of aluminum and its alloys
  • BS EN ISO 15614-3: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Fusion and pressure welding of non-alloyed and low-alloyed cast irons
  • BS EN ISO 15614-4: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Finishing welding of aluminum castings
  • BS EN ISO 15614-6: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Arc and gas welding of copper and its alloys
  • BS EN ISO 15614-7: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Overlay welding
  • BS EN ISO 15614-8: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding of tubes to tube-plate joints
  • BS EN ISO 15612: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification by adoption of a standard welding procedure.
  • BS EN ISO 15610: Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification based on tested welding consumables.

OUR CORE SERVICES INCLUDE:

Inspection, testing and endorsement services for various industries

Conventional and Advance NDT Services


Asset Integrity Management and Field Inspection Services


Post-Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT) Services


Mechanical and Welding Qualification Testing


Metallurgical Failure Investigation


Corrosion Investigation and Testing


Analytical Chemical Testing


Rope Access for inspection at heights and "Normally difficult to Access" locations.


Our services are indispensable for the process owners and help them decide the course of action related to their materials, equipment, components for qualification and continued usage through our core services.

OVER THREE DECADES OF PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Analytical and Technical Laboratory in the Middle East having Metallurgy, Mechanical Testing, Chemical Testing,
NDT, Marine Survey, Field Inspection, Asset Integrity Services and PWHT facilities all under one roof that employs over 100 professionals. And Versatile Integrated Quality Management System and International Approvals.

Our pool of talent includes Engineers, Inspectors, Accountants, Finance Experts and Technicians.