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Welding Fundamentals and Processes

Edited by
T. Lienert
T. Lienert
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T. Siewert
T. Siewert
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S. Babu
S. Babu
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V. Acoff
V. Acoff
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ASM International
Volume
6A
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-174-0
Publication date:
2011
Book Chapter

Qualification of Welding Procedures and Personnel

By
Harvey R. Castner
Harvey R. Castner
Edison Welding Institute
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Published:
2011
Page range:
260 - 265
Publication history
April 12, 2011

Abstract

Qualification of welding procedures and personnel is an important step to assure the quality and performance of any welded component or structure. This article summarizes common welding procedures, personnel qualification variables, and test methods. Welding procedure qualification tests can be categorized as either standard or special. The article discusses the purpose of qualifying a welding procedure to demonstrate that the resulting welds will meet prescribed quality standards and the qualification of the personnel.

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Harvey R. Castner, 2011. "Qualification of Welding Procedures and Personnel", Welding Fundamentals and Processes, T. Lienert, T. Siewert, S. Babu, V. Acoff

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