By S E Hughes
A concise and obtainable advisor to the information required to fulfil the function of a welding inspector. In masking either ecu and US-based codes, the booklet offers these wishing to realize certification in welding inspection a simple all-round figuring out of the most topic matter.
- A concise and available advisor to the information required to fulfil the position of a welding inspector
- Covers either eu and US-based codes
- Gives these wishing to achieve certification in welding inspection a simple all-round knowing of the most topic matter
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Typical colours are as follows: . Silver or light straw is acceptable. Dark blue may be acceptable for certain service conditions. Light blue, grey, white or yellow powders are not acceptable. Defect avoidance Titanium is very expensive and many defects can be avoided if the following precautions are taken: . Avoid steel fabrication operations near titanium components. Have dedicated tools used only for titanium. Scratch-brush the joint area immediately before welding. Do not handle the cleaned component with dirty gloves.
May be strengthened by small additions of O2, N2, C and Fe and is easily welded. Alpha alloys. Mainly single-phase alloys with up to 7% Al and a small amount of O2, N2 and C. These can be fusion welded in the annealed condition. Alpha-beta alloys. Two-phase alloys formed by the addition of up to 6% Al and varying amounts of betaforming constituents such as V, Cr and Mo. Can be fusion welded in the annealed condition. Ni–Ti alloys that contain a large beta phase, stabilised by elements such as Cr, are not easily welded.
As with basic electrodes the shielding gas produced is mainly CO2. The rutile coating makes this electrode very welder-friendly due to its ease of use, low fume levels, low spatter levels and smooth weld beads. They are not baked or preheated before use but may be heated for a short period at temperatures up to 120 8C to ensure they are dry before use. Cellulosic electrodes. These are electrodes that contain cellulose (which is an organic material) in the ﬂux coating. The shielding gas produced has high levels of H2, producing a hotter burning arc than CO2.
A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection by S E Hughes