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Visual inspection for AWS Structural and ASME Pressure Vessel Welder Qualification Testing

This session will discuss weld defects, code criteria and address the use of weld inspection gauges to assess weld quality. We will also take an in depth look at AWS Structural Code and ASME Pressure Vessel Code fillet and groove welder qualification testing and the equipment needed.

 The Agenda is as follows:

A quick review of the AWS D1.1 Tack Welder and AWS D9.1 Fillet Welder tests.
A discussion of the AWS Structural Code and ASME Pressure Vessel Code, fillet weld break test and acid macro-etch test for welder certification. (list the equipment needed)
An overview of AWS and ASME V-Groove welder testing, open root and with backing, and the equipment needed. (Phase 3 of the training will demo these welds once the teachers have the equipment.)
An in-depth look at weld defects and how to recognize and assess them using inspection tools.
How to fill out the paperwork required to certify and track students qualifications on the website.

Important Session Information:

This is a two day session, consisting of a classroom and hands on portion.  Day 1 is at ESC Region 12 in a classroom setting.  Day 2 will be in a welding shop where the participants will demonstrate what they have learned to the insturctor.  At the end of this session participants will be able to certify their sutdents in two different Industry Based Certifications for CCMR accountability. 

Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(12) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Terry Arndt
Rich Dupue
Date Time Location
1/30/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712
2/6/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Rosebud-Lott District-Wide
1789 Highway 77 North, Lott, 76656

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212