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Doc No.

: TBA
Rev. No.: 0
3 May 2010
Date:

WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION (WPS)

TBA

PIPE / PLATE
WELDING PROCESS
BASE MATERIAL
SIZE / DIAMETER (mm)
THICKNESS (mm)
OTHER

Plate
GTAW / SMAW
A 516 Gr. 70
A 516 Gr. 70
350 x 150
350 x 150
12.0
12.0
N/A
N/A
CONSUMABLE ELECTRODE
A-NO.
1
GROUP NO.
3
AWS SPECIFICATION
A 5.1
AWS CLASSIFICATION
E7018
BRAND OF ELECTRODE
KOBELCO LB-52-18
SIZE OF ELECTRODE
2.6 & 3.2 mm
ELECTRODE FLUX (CLASS)
N/A
FLUX TRADE NAME
N/A
CONSUMABLE INSERT
N/A
POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT (PWHT)
HEATING RATE
N/A
SOAKING TEMPERATURE
N/A
HOLDING TIME
N/A
COOLING RATE
N/A
MIXTURE
FLOW RATE
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

JOINT DETAIL
Single Vee Butt Weld with Backing Strip
Yes
ASTM A 36
Tack Weld
Machining and/or grinding

JOINT DESIGN
BACKING
BACKING MATERIAL
METHOD OF FIT-UP
EDGE PREPARATION
SKETCH

60 5

B
2.0 mm
Backing Strip

1.5 - 3.0 mm

PREHEAT
60 C
280 C Max
N/A
N/A
GAS(ES) TYPE
N/A
N/A
N/A

PREHEAT TEMP. (Min)


INTERPASS TEMP. (Max)
PREHEAT MAINTENANCE
OTHER
GAS
SHIELDING
TRAILING
BACKING

QUALIFIED DIAMETER GROUP


QUALIFIED THICKNESS GROUP
QUALIFIED MATERIAL GROUP
TYPE OF CONNECTION APPLICABLE
FLAME CHARACTERISTIC

TRADE
NAME

GAS TYPE

FLOW RATE
(L/min)

DIRECTION
Horizontal
Horizontal
Horizontal
Horizontal

CLASS

POSITION
2G
2G
2G
2G

AWS NO.

WELDING
PROCESS
SMAW
SMAW
SMAW
SMAW

2.6
3.2
3.2
3.2

5.1
5.1
5.1
5.1

E7018
E7018
E7018
E7018

L B-52-18
LB-52-18
LB-52-18
LB-52-18

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

NAME :
DATE :

DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP

60 - 90
80 - 120
80 - 120
100 - 150

20 - 24
22 - 30
22 - 30
25 - 32

10 - 18
15 - 20
15 - 20
16 - 28

10 Max
10 Max
10 Max
12 Max

QUALIFICATION RANGE
Outside Diameter (O.D) from 2.375 inch (60.3 mm) through 12.750 inch (323.9 mm). - TBA
Nominal pipe wall thickness from 0.188 inch (4.8 mm) through 0.750 inch (19.1 mm).
Specified min. yield strength greater than or equal to 65000 psi (448 Mpa).
Butt welding of pipes, fittings or valves of the above diameter, thickness and material group.
TIME LAPSE BETWEEN ALL PASSES
TYPE & REMOVAL OF LINE-UP CLAMP

N/A
STRING OR WEAVE BEAD
INITIAL/INTERPASS CLEANING METHOD
OSCILLATION
MULTIPLE OR SINGLE PASS (PER SIDE)
MULTIPLE OR SINGLE ELECTRODE(S)
MANUFACTURER

Plate

SHIELDING GAS

SIZE (mm)

WELD LAYER /
PASS

CONSUMABLE ELECTRODE

Root
Hot
Fill
Cap

HEAT INPUT
(KJ/cm)

TRAVEL SPEED
(cm/min)

SUPPORTING PQR NO.

TEST PIECE

VOLTAGE
(V)

API STANDARD 1104

AMPERAGE
(A)

POLARITY

REFERENCE STANDARD

5 - 10 Min MAX

N/A

TECHNIQUE
String and weave (Weave Max. 3 x Core of Electrode)
Wire brushing and/or grinding
N/A
CONTACT TUBE-WORK DISTANCE
Multiple
ORIFICE OR GAS CUP SIZE
Single
PEENING
INSPECTION AUTHORITY
CLIENT

NAME :
DATE :

NAME :
DATE :

N/A
N/A
N/A