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  • 1. CHAPTER 1 Welding Inspection and Certification Alumno: Fabián Fernández Vásquez. Carrera: Ingeniería Industrial. Universidad Continental.
  • 2. The Welding Inspector Is responsible for judging the acceptability of a product according to a written specification.
  • 3. The Welding Inspector can be classified as: Code or governing agency inspector. Purchaser´s, Customer´s, or Owner´s inspector. Fabricator´s, manufacturer´s, or contractor´s inspector. Architect´s or engineer´s inspector.
  • 4. The Welding Inspectors Work functions can be grouped are: Overseer. Specialist Combination overseer-specialist.
  • 5. Qualities of the Welding Inspector 1) Physical Condition Good Physical condition. 2) Vision Near Vision Acuity natural or corrected vision: • 20/40 • Jaeger J-2 at 12” • Color perception red/green, blue/yellow (Optional). 3) Professional Attitude Success will be dependent upon the cooperation of associates in all departments..
  • 6. Qualifications for the Welding Inspector 4) Knowledge of Welding and Inspection Terminology AWS A3.0 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions. Weld Geometry and Welding Terminology (Chapter 4). Welding Metallurgy (Chapter 8) Destructive Testing (Chapter 6). Welding Processes (Chapter 3). Weld and Base Metal Discontinuities (Chapter 9). Nondestructive Examination (Chapter 10).
  • 7. Qualifications for the Welding Inspector 5) Knowledge of Drawings and Specifications Welding and Nondestructive Examination Symbols (Chapter 4). 6) Knowledge of Testing Methods Basics. • Destructive and Nondestructive. • Application technique. • Obtainable information. • Advantages and limitations.
  • 8. Qualifications for the Welding Inspector 9) Ability to be Trained Ability to study. Expertise in a number of different areas. 10) Inspection Experience For AWS certification, must show evidence of having performed the functions of a welding inspector. Directly involved in one or more of the following: Design Production. Construction. Inspection. Repair
  • 9. Ethical Requirements for the Welding Inspector 1) Integrity Honesty. 2) Responsibility to the Public Preserve the health and well-being of the public. 3) Public Statements Shall issue not statements in any public and financial interests situation.
  • 10. Ethical Requirements for the Welding Inspector 4) Conflict of Interest Avoid conflict of interest with the employer or client. 5) Solicitation of Employment Shall neither pay, solicit, or offer directly ot indirectly, any bribe or commission for professional employment 6) Unauthorized Practice Violation of the code of ethics
  • 11. Qualifications for the Welding Inspector 7) Ability to Produce and Mantain Records Develop and mantain inspection records. Write concise and accurate reports. Results of inspections, welding procedures, welder qualifications, drawing and specifications revisions, etc. 8) Knowledge of Welding Processes Actual experience as a welder or welding operator is valuable to a welding inspector, but is not mandatory. Advantages and limitations of the various welding processes.
  • 12. The welding inspector as a comunicator FIGURE 1.3
  • 13. Establishing Lines of Communication 1) Welders The welding inspector and the foreman should be in agreement as to which welders are consider qualified to produce satisfactory welds. WI must indicate when parts or assemblies will be ready for inspection. Inspection results. Repair requirement. 2) Welding Foreman or Supervisors
  • 14. Establishing Lines of Communication 3) Shop or Field Superintendent Idem Shop or Field Superintendent. 4) Plant Manager Discuss important weld quality matters. Drawing and specifications interpretation. Additional Planning. 5) Design/Project Engineer
  • 15. Establishing Lines of Communication 6) Welding Engineer Welding-related construction problems. The WI can be considered the Weding Engineer “eyes”