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The skill of welding operator is fore most factor to achieve high quality welds and hence one has to verify and ensure the welder performance before initiating any project.
Welder performance can be assessed by making few weld coupons depends on type of intended job and tested as per applicable codes as well standard specifications to access the welder skill. Upon qualifying the tests welder can be considered for making sound welds.
It’s good to have demonstrate the welder performance against his skills and capabilities to follow the welding specification to ensure weld quality as well trust among the customers.
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
SIGNIFICANCE OF TENSILE TEST
Typically, the NDT and destructive mechanical tests required for such qualification include:
- 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
Typically, the welder qualification tests may include the Non-Destructive testing (Radiography) as well Visual examination, destructive/mechanical testing in accordance with the relevant standard specifications. EILAB is equipped with inhouse testing facilities for NDT, Mechanical property evaluation as well Metallurgical examination in less turn around lead time.
Feel free to relay on our expertise to qualify welder against the applicable codes and standard specifications, few standards regarding qualification of welders are 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 9606-1: Qualification test of welders – fusion welding – Part 1: Steels
- BS EN ISO 9606-2: Qualification test of welders – fusion welding – Part 2: Aluminum and aluminum alloys
- BS EN ISO 14732: Welding personnel — Qualification testing of welding operators and weld setters for mechanized and automatic welding of metallic materials
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.