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Section 1 OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS
What is the correct size of socket required to remove a 2H nut on a 1¼" stud bolt? A. B. C. D. 1½" 1⅞" 2" 21⁄16"
What affects the speed of a pneumatic grinder? A. B. C. D. Air pressure. Air flow. Torque rating. Air quality.
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On a single line pipe drawing what two methods of measurement would be found? A. B. C. D. End to end and face to centre. End to end and face to end. Centre to centre and face to centre. End to end and centre to end.
What does the term SMAW represent? A. B. C. D. Standard Metal Arc Welding. Shielded Metal Arc Welding. Submerged Metal Arc Welding. Standard Metal Air Welding.
What is the primary purpose of soldering flux? A. B. C. D. Promote capillary action. Remove impurities. Provide a good finish. Prevent oxidation.
What is the minimum distance a portable ladder is to extend above a work platform? Imperial A. B. C. D. 300 mm 600 mm 1000 mm 1200 mm A. B. C. D. Metric 12" 24" 36" 48"
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When would WHMIS require the use of a workplace label? A. B. C. D. When the MSDS is missing from a controlled product. When a controlled product is transferred from its’ original container. When a controlled product is shipped from the manufacturer. When the instructions for use are missing.
Where must a safety harness lanyard be attached? A. B. C. D. To a fixed anchor capable of bearing the shock load which may be applied. To a fixed anchor capable of bearing the static load which may be applied. To any overhead support that allows sufficient movement. To any fixed anchor providing a shock absorbing lanyard is utilized.
A site issued change notice requires the fabrication of fifteen (15), 4" (100 mm) welded spools. Each spool consists of eight (8) welds. With a charge out rate of $12.00 per welded inch, what is the cost of the project? A. B. C. D. $384.00 $1507.00 $5760.00 $18064.00
What is considered a confined space? A. B. C. D. An area with limited headroom. An area with limited access and egress. An area where welding operations take place. An area with inadequate ventilation.
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Ensure all shipping constraints have been removed from constant support hangers. CSA Z662 ANSI/ASME Section VIII ANSI/ASME B 31. Ensure all material is traceable and welder ID’s are recorded. B. D. C. . C. What must be completed prior to a hydrostatic test on a registered system? A. Metric 200 mm 250 mm 300 mm 350 mm 13. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. C. A 12" (300 mm) carbon steel pipe is carrying naphtha from a distillation column to a storage tank.1 ANSI/ASME B 31. What code governs the construction and testing of this line? A. D. D. B. Ensure all pressure relieving devices have been installed.3 12. Which blueprint symbol represents a threaded 90 degree elbow? A) B) C) D) 14. C. At what pipe size does standard weight pipe maintain a constant wall thickness? Imperial A. B. Ensure all pipe insulation and coverings are in place. B.-4- 11. 8" 10" 12" 14" A. D.
If the piping system you install deviates from the engineered drawings. There is a conflict between the specifications and the prints. C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. On reading the revision list.-5- Section 2 DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS 15. only those stations noted will be changed after the project is complete. Changes will take place on all twelve stations. only those stations noted will be changed. Document all as-built alterations and submit them to the engineer. B. The plug valves listed in the specifications give you a specific model or equivalent and on the drawings only show the specific model. D. B. On the legend. C. D. Make a mental note of all the changes and be prepared to present them at the weekly sight meeting. what procedure should be followed? A. Use the equivalent model plug valve only. There will need to be approval from the site engineer before these changes will take place. 17. Use the specific model plug valve only. C. If there are twelve control stations what does this mean? A. a triangle with the number 3 has “Revised. On reading the revision list. Write down all the changes and store them in a safe place for future reference. D. Write down all the changes and send it to your company supervisor. See Revision List”. 16. What does this mean? A. Use the specific model plug valve or an equivalent model. . B. On your set of blue prints the same triangle with a number 3 in it points to a “cloud like” circle surrounding a valve on a control station.
On your survey sheet you have written the bench mark at 213. 20. Which of the following best describes an established elevation above sea level? A. Flange going away. C. D. In comparing 1:20 to 1:200 drawing ratio on a scale rule. Base line location.886 m 213. Geodetic elevation. 21. B. Tee going away. which statement is correct? A. B.703 m Imperial A. D. C. D. 213. C. B.514m (1’8”) and the foresight to be 697mm (2’ 4⅞”). B. 19. Bench mark. The 1:20 drawing scale will cover the same as the 1:200 drawing scale. The 1:20 drawing scale will cover 10 times more area than the 1:200 drawing scale The 1:200 drawing scale will cover 10 times more area than the 1:20 drawing scale The 1:200 drawing scale will cover 20 times more area than the 1:20 drawing scale. Top of a valve. D.-6- 18. D. C.675 m 213. . the back sight to be . What does the symbol represent? A. C. 699’5” 697’9” 701’9” 701’1” Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam.189 m 212. Metric A. Tee coming toward you. Calculate the Height of instrument (HI).189m (699’5”). B. Floor elevation. Refering to Figure 2.
The way a supplier keeps track of the number of Temperature Recorder Controllers sent out. D. In order to place it in the correct location. 24. 23.-7- 22. The number of Temperature Recorder Controllers on the plant site. why is it critical to know which view it is with reference to the north arrow? A. Grid co-ordinates and elevations from the mechanical plans. C. Different kinds of Temperature Recorder Controllers on the plant site. There are no north arrows on any elevation views. Grid co-ordinates from the mechanical plans and elevations from the detail drawings. D. B. To ensure the elevations for both the equipment and piping are correct. C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. To ensure the locating and positioning of all equipment and piping is correctly orientated. Grid co-ordinates and elevations from the detail drawings. D. On a set of drawings each Temperature Recorder Controller is followed by a dash and a number. Grid co-ordinates and elevations found on the P & ID drawing. B. what information from the mechanical prints would you need? A. On a P & I D drawing you have located the vessel where you are to install a spool. In the event the north arrow needs to be rotated to allow a less cluttered view in isometric. C. . Loop Number of the Temperature Recorder Controllers on the plant site. What does the number tell you? A. B. When looking at an elevation view.
D. Cutting plane AA. 16 inch 15 inch 17 inch 18 inch Metric A. C. B. 26. what size is required to be added to your materials list? Imperial A. The pipe will have 1” (25 mm) of continuous hot insulation through the sleeve. The specifications indicate a sleeve to be installed in a concrete wall to accommodate a 12” (300mm) pipe. If you are using schedule 40 pipe for the sleeve. C. Cutting plane BB.-8- 25. B. Which of the cutting plane lines in Figure 1 provides the view of V-111 needed in elevation? A. D. D. 350mm 400mm 450mm 500mm Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. 400mm 375mm 350mm 450mm 27. What size of core is required to maintain a 1 inch (25mm) clearance around the pipe? Imperial A. C. B. A standard steel 14 inch (350mm) steam line must pass through a concrete foundation wall. B. D. Cutting plane AB. C. 14” 16” 18” 20” Metric A. Cutting plane CC. B. C. D. .
-9- 28. D. Recalculate the circumference of the pipe. Unequal spread offsets narrow centre to centre on piping after the travel. O. D. Incorrect gap between the pieces. Divide a sheet of paper the length of the pipe circumference. Refer to Figure 7. In the ordinates book use the information under “extra strong pipe”.D. What is the formula to calculate the cut back on a length of pipe to make a three-piece 90 elbow? A. No problem if the cut angles are correct. Incorrect angle of the pieces. C. Unequal spread offsets narrow centre to centre on piping before the travel.D. . Unequal spread offsets narrow centre to centre through the travel. Unequal spread offsets narrow centre to centre on either side of the travel. How can this be corrected? A. After dividing a pipe into 16 parts. 29. O. 30. What would be the result when all three pieces are tacked? A. of the pipe multiplied by 2 all divided by the cut angle factor. C. 31. into 16 equal parts. B. Excessive misalignment and high/low. B. Nominal pipe size multiplied by the cut angle factor all divided by 2. the last ordinate space is short of the starting point by ¼ inch (6mm). C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. B. Identify what way you can distinguish between equal spread and unequal offsets? A. Repeat procedure.D. D. B. D. of the pipe multiplied by the cut angle factor all divided by 2. C. I. The piece for a true Y has been cut off centre due to an error on your template. The tape moved causing misalignment. of the pipe multiplied by the cut angle factor all divided by 2.
D.10 - 32. Refer to Figure 3. B. Which application is the template used for? A. C. 45 Degree Lateral. . Equal Tee.. Mitre Turn. Orange Peel. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam.
what does the 2” refer to? A. B. Spiral welded. The pipe is A53 ERW Type F. The weld procedure. Steam working pressure. B. B. 95 mm 150 mm 225 mm 300 mm Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. B. D. 35.. The branch is saddle in or saddle on. 3¾” 6” 9” 12” Metric A. D. D. Stamped. Imperial A. Larger run opening. The pipe is A 106 Grade A Seamless. Concentric tee configuration. When looking at a typical ASTM pipe marking. 36. When fabricating a template for a reducing branch on a header. On a 1” X 1” X 2” black malleable tee. Seamless. Calculate the face to centre dimension of a 6” (150 mm) schedule 40 butt weld LR 90° elbow.11 - Section 3 PIPING LAYOUT AND COMMON INSTALLATION 33. D. 34. C. C. D. Eccentric tee configuration. what information is required? A. Branch opening. C. B. C. what process of manufacture does the letter S indicate? A. C. .
1¼ times the circumference of the pipe. B. Use more oil as the size of the drill bit increases. C. Pickling. D. D. When welding 316L stainless steel with a GTAW root and a SMAW fill and cap. . Stress relieving. 39.12 - 37. D. D. what is the recommended procedure to ensure a clean finish? A. 41. D. Refer to Figure 6. More grinding required at “3”. B.. Imperial A. D. Keep speed constant for all sizes of drill bits. Passivating. C. C. 2½times the circumference of the pipe. 36 mm 50 mm 67mm 75 mm 38. B. C. When marking a circumference line. B. and a thread engagement of ⅝” (16mm). Preheating. Calculate the fitting allowance for a threaded black malleable 90° elbow with a throw of 2” (50 mm). 2 times the circumference of the pipe. B. More grinding required at “2”. B. More grinding required at “1”. What must be done to correct the fit-up in the drawing below? A. what is the minimum length of wrap-around required? A. 1⅜” 2” 2⅝” 3” Metric A. 40. C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. 1¾ times the circumference of the pipe. C. More grinding required at “1” and “3”. Decrease speed as the size of the drill bit increases. What should be done with a drill press as the size of a drill bit increases? A. Increase speed as the size of the drill bit increases.
BAg-5 silver solder with flux. BAg-5D silver solder without flux. Use a heat resistant gasket spot glued to the liner. D. BCuP-5 without flux. 7 mm 14 mm 28 mm 56 mm 43.374”/289 mm). C. C. Use a non-consumable metallic backing ring. D. 95% tin and 5% antimony solder with flux. how long will the transition be when grinding the inside of the pipe to remove the high low? Imperial A.13 - 42. Where vertical movement due to thermal expansion or contraction is greater than ½". B. Steel clevis hanger. 45. which of the following supports should be used? A. When joining copper tube to copper tube in a refrigeration system. C. B.564” 1. B.938”/303 mm)to a 12” schedule 80 pipe (ID 11. D. Use a consumable metallic backing ring. D. 0. . Riser clamp. B.282” 0. Use a type ”D” RTJ gasket spot glued to the liner. Cantilever bracket. B.128” 2.. C. Constant support hanger. D. What is the suggested procedure for butt welding concrete lined steel pipe? A.256” Metric A. what would you use? A. C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. When butt welding a 12” (300 mm) schedule 40 bore RFWN flange (ID 11. 44.
C. standard or reference is used for hanger spacing when installing steel pipe containing natural gas in a service building within a refinery? A. Steel pipe with low temperature product in the line. D. When purging a stainless steel line for welding.041%. 24¾” 25¾” 26¾” 27¾” Metric A.6 m) from the start of the line. where should Argon gas be introduced? A. B.. CSA Z662. . C. PVC with low temperature product in the line. Outside the pipe at the joint. what is the length of the 7th hanger? Imperial A. B. D.14 - 46. B. B. Inside the pipe at the joint. D. D. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. Which type of pipe would be most susceptible to point loading damage? A. 620 mm 654 mm 670 mm 694 mm 49. D. The hangers are spaced 10’ (3 m) apart.2 m) long grading down at 1. C. C. C.1 Natural gas and Propane Installation Code. 47.1 Oil and Gas pipeline systems. Canadian Building Safety Standards Reference. If the first hanger is 18¼” (. B149. and the first hanger is 2’ (. B. PVC with high temperature product in the line. Steel pipe with high temperature product in the line.465 m) long. A continuous blow down line is 84’ (25. Which code. At the low point. ASME/ ANSI B31 Process piping code. 48. At the high point.
51. The joint will be too hot and the flux will burn. B. C. D. 4 mm 3 mm 2 mm 1 mm 53. C. The joint will not be satisfactory unless purged with Nitrogen. ⁄32” ⅛” 3 ⁄32” 1 ⁄16” 5 Metric A.. A low water alarm.15 - 50. B. A second low water cut off. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. B. When soldering a copper pipe to a copper fitting using 95/5 solder with a petroleum base flux. . C. Thread a PVC male thread into a brass female thread. B. A 24 hour operator monitoring water level and pressure. The solder would flow into the joint by capillary attraction and make a leak proof seal. what would be the result if the joint is heated to a red color? A. What is the best way to make a threaded transition from PVC to brass? A. Use a dielectric union. D. The joint will not be hot enough and the solder will not turn liquidus. What is the recommended gap for a socket weld fitting? Imperial A. D. Thread a brass male thread into a female PVC thread. A flow switch. C. C. 52. D. B. which other control is required? A. Use a transition union. When a combination make up water feeder and low water cutoff is installed on an automatically fired steam boiler.
. what is the recommended range for the pressure gauge? Imperial A. C. B. D. 0 to 30 psi 0 to 60 psi 30”Hg to 30 psi 30”Hg to 60 psi Metric A. When the boiler feed water is from lakes or rivers. Fully closed. When the boiler feed water is thermally treated. Fully open. . 55. On a high pressure steam boiler with a safety valve set at 30psi. Exhaust head. C. D. C. B. When the boiler feed water supply is rainwater. 50% open. 56. Drip pan elbow. D. how should the bleed valve be set? A. C. Double block and bleed. When is a Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventer required? A. B. C. 0 to 210 kPa 0 to 420 kPa 760 mm Hg to 210 kPa 760 mm Hg to 420 kPa Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. 75% open. Safety valve de-accumulator. D. B. 57. B. When the boiler feed water is from a potable source. D. What device is installed on the downstream side of a high pressure steam safety valve that vents to the roof? A. To isolate a system with a double block and bleed valve.16 - 54.
D. . A low pressure cast iron sectional boiler has a safety valve set at 15 psi.. C. 15 psi 22. What test pressure is required? A. B.5 psi 30 psi 45 psi Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam.17 - 58.
and BD is 2’ long.) A. 300 lb 942 lb 2512 lb 11304 lb 60.6’ Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. what is the approximate weight of a piece of 24”. B.18 - SECTION 4 RIGGING AND HOISTING 59. Using the rule of thumb for steel plate. 1500 lb 2000 lb 12. AB is 10’ long. C. D.000 lb 61. 2’ 3’ 4’ 8. what length is distance BC? A. D.. C. If B is located above the center of gravity of the lift. 0. B. how much pull must be placed on the lead pull line to hold the load once it has been lifted? A. . C. D. C.000 lb 16.375 wall pipe that is 10 feet long? (1’ x 1’ x 1” steel = 40 lbs. D. Using the rule of thumb for wire rope. what is the safe working load for a 1” diameter IWRC 6X19 wire rope? A. Refer to Figure 5. B. B. If the load weighs 4000 lb. 1000 lb 1030 lb 1126 lb 4000 lb 62. A block has four parts of line and uses roller bearing sheaves that cause 3% friction.
Along a line drawn between the centers of gravity of both pieces. An L.300 lb 36. The load radius is 23’ and the boom length is 64’. A crane block. D. Square knot. Bowline.900 lb 34.900 lb 66. D. C. 2. B. D. 31.19 - 63. C. B. Refer to Figure 4. D. how far is the new center of gravity from the center of the shorter piece? A. A snatch block. 64.9’ 4’ 4. . what is the maximum allowable load? A..shaped pipe spool is 6’ long and 4’ high. B.300 lb 37. Which type of block is designed to change the angle of pull for a wire rope? A. C.3’ 6’ Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. Clove hitch. B. 65. A set of wire rope blocks. C. The weights of the two pieces of pipe and ½ of the elbow are equivalent to their lengths. Carrick bend. Which of the following would be most suitable to join two dissimilar sized fibre ropes together? A. A set of tackle blocks.
. Move load slowly. B. The measurement from the top of the pipe to center of the hook is 7. When installing a turnbuckle that will be subject to vibration. 69. C. 1250 lb 1767. D. Move load quickly. Lock wire. Lower the boom and hold the load.20 - 67. Peen threads. B. 12’ 16’ 18’ 20’ 68. D. . C. Mouse hook. how is the turnbuckle secured? A. If you are using a lattice boom crane. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. B.5 lb 2500 lb 5000 lb 71. what signals must you use to place the lift? A. If the slings must be placed at a 30 degree angle in order to perform a 2500 lb lift. C. C. what weight must each sling be able to bear? A. Jam Nut. Emergency stop. 70. B.44’. D. and the load needs to be lifted both outward and upward. D. Raise the load and then lower the boom and hold the load. Raise the boom and hold the load. A double-wrap choker hitch must be used on a 24” pipe. D. Lower the boom and hold the load and then raise the load. C. How long is the sling? A. Swing load left. What is the purpose of using an open palm in conjunction with a hand signal? A.
Support the pump independently from the piping. to 2 psig? A. Vacuum pump and receiver. B.. Pump and receiver. Install the pump on an inertia base and spring isolators. D. . The fuel nozzle will melt. The view window will distort. C. 74. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. What procedure should be followed to eliminate vibration created from a base mounted pump? A. D. 1 to 1 5 to 1 10 to 1 20 to 1 75. What is used to return the condensate to a steam boiler when the system operates at 5” hg. What would happen to a soot blower inserted into the combustion gas stream of a high pressure boiler when no steam is flowing into the soot blower? A. D. 73. B. What is the recommended turn down ratio from the high pressure side to the low pressure side of a pressure reducing valve? A. B. Anchor the pump to the house keeping pad. Deaerator and pump. D. The wand will bend. The nozzle will plug.21 - SECTION 5 STEAM SYSTEM INSTALLATION 72. C. C. B. Install acoustic insulation around the pump motor. Boiler return trap. C.
after pulling the joint open mechanically to the amount required. Increase the steam pressure to the system.22 - 76. 79. D. An installation requires 225’ of 24” high pressure carbon steel steam line at 75º F with an intended operating temperature of 325º F. Install the expansion joint in a location that is easily accessed for service. Use heat-conducting paste. Which piece of equipment is the exhaust steam from the high pressure turbine piped to? A. How can heat transfer between the tracing and the product line be improved? A. . What would be required if a sleeve-type expansion joint is received fully compressed? A. C. D. Increase the size of the tracing lines. How much cold spring is required per leg of an expansion loop? A. Pendant re-heater. C. C. Convection super-heater. 9 ⁄16” 1⅛” 2¼” 4½” 78. D. Install a piping offset in place of the expansion joint. C. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. and wait until the line is at its maximum operating temperature before installing the anchors. Pendant super-heater. 77. B. B. B. Convection re-heater. Install the expansion joint. B.. Install the expansion joint as is. Double the amount of insulation surrounding the tracing and the product line.
Sch 160. C. Aligned with the “0” on the bending wheel. what is the minimum size of the steam header? Imperial A. A low-pressure steam boiler has four 2" (50 mm) steam nozzles. When using a tube/tubing bender to make a left hand 90 bend. Aligned with the “90” on the placement link.5 m 2. B. B. 0. D. B. B. B. C. When installing two (2) pressure reducing valves (PRVs) in series. B. . 50 mm 75 mm 100 mm 150 mm 82.6 m 1. C. Sch 80. what is the recommended spacing between the valves? Imperial A.23 - 80. D..0 m Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. Aligned with the “0” on the placement link. 83.4 m 3. C. C. where is the measured mark placed? A. Sch 10. When installing a threaded piping system up to NPS DN20 (¾”) for connection to gas fired equipment. 81. D. Sch 40. D. C. D. 2" 3" 4" 6" Metric A. what is the minimum schedule of steel pipe allowed for nipples? A. D. 2 feet 5 feet 8 feet 10 feet Metric A. Aligned with the “90” on the bending wheel.
Remove the valve handles so the valves can't be operated. . When installing a 400 mm (16") carbon steel high pressure steam main. 2" 4" 8" 16" 87. B. Shut off the fuel supply to the boiler. C. C. 50 mm 100 mm 200 mm 400 mm Imperial A. Shut off the steam supply to the system. Reset the low water cut-off switch. how much heat is available? A. What should be done with the isolation valves on a high pressure steam system before breaking open the pipe joints for repair? A. D.24 - 84. D. D. What is the first action taken when the boiler is firing and no water is visible in the sight glass? A. Prove that the sight glass is operational.. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. B. Determine the pressure in the mains ahead of the isolation valves. Check that the valves are closed. Open the valves fully to equalize the pressure with the system. tagged and locked out. When installing 25 feet of two tier fin vector baseboard with a rating of 6. C. 47 250 Btu 40 200 Btu 29 400 Btu 28 800 Btu 86. B. D. 85. C. B.7 EDR/foot. D. what is the diameter of the drip leg required at the end of the main? Metric A. C.
D. B. D. Flat on the bottom in vertical lines.. Deaerator storage drum. What piece of equipment is required on a large water tube boiler with inadequate gravity circulation? A. Inline down-comer circulator. With the centre lines of the inlet and outlet at the same elevation. Flat on the top for horizontal lines. How should eccentric reducers be installed in lines used for condensable vapours? A. . 89.25 - 88. C. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. Vacuum/condensate pump. Flat on the bottom for horizontal lines. C. Base-mounted pump.
System resistance and flow rate. B. D.000 Btu/hr Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam.26 - SECTION 6 HEATING. D. Controls the flow of the heating medium. D. 92. C.. 91. Prior to selecting a hydronic circulator what must be determined? A. 93. . On a hydronic heating system what is the purpose of a line scoop? A. System resistance and pipe size.000 Btu/hr 156. C. B. C. C.750 Btu/hr 125. Height of building and pipe size. B.000 Btu/hr.667 Btu/hr 93. COOLING AND PROCESS SYSTEM INSTALLATION 90. A building loses 125. Removes gases from the heating medium.500 Btu/hr 350. what is the gross rating of a boiler with 25% heat loss through the system piping? A. Separates gases from the heating medium.000 Btu/hr 600.000 Btu/hr 500. Height of building and flow rate.250 Btu/hr 166. How many Btu/hr is this unit capable of removing? A. A chiller for a skating rink is rated at 50 Tons. 48. B. D. Controls the expansion of the heating medium.
Expansion valve. B. Voltmeter. Convector. To the expansion drum. In a vestibule with limited wall space and high heat loss what heat transfer unit would be most suitable? A. Unit heater. water must be 100% make up. Ohmmeter. To the suction side of the circulator. When sizing an air cushion tank for 50% glycol. 98. Baseboard radiation. When using High Temperature Hot Water generators. Compressor. C. . Blast coil. C. 20% 30% 35% 50% 96. Ammeter. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. C. C.. Millivolt meter. how much larger than a water system would it have to be? A. D. Where in a refrigeration system does the refrigerant absorb heat? A. Evaporator. 95. Which of the following tools is used to check the performance of a base mounted hydronic pump? A. B. C. D. D. where is lower temperature water returned in the system? A. D.27 - 94. 97. No return. B. D. B. Condenser. To the inlet of the generator. B.
103. Low nickel content. D. Move the exchanger 8” (200 mm). B. 5 diameters of straight pipe downstream of a PRV. D.28 - 99. Water level and straight edge. Combination square and level. 8 diameters of straight pipe upstream of a PRV. D. Vernier calliper and micrometer. 10 diameters of straight pipe downstream of a PRV. C. C. Galvanized steel. Low carbon content. 102. B. Turn the exchanger 180 degrees. Low chrome content. What is used to align a flexible coupling on a base mounted pump? A. Have the wall moved 8” (200 mm). Where is the preferred location of an orifice plate in a piping system? A. B. Provide a knock out in the wall. C. B. D. 2½ diameters of straight pipe upstream of a PRV. Brass. D. Carbon steel. Straight edge and feeler gauge.. According to ASME Section I. What does the designation “L” represent in 316L stainless steel pipe? A. 101. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. B. Stainless steel. C. C. which type of material is not allowed inside a boiler? A. Low iron content. What procedure should be followed? A. 100. A heat exchanger is to be installed 6’ (1800 mm) from a wall and it requires a minimum of 80” (2 m) to remove the bundle. .
B. Composition disc globe valve. C. Plug disc globe valve. C. When joining fibreglass reinforced plastic (FRP) pipe. Knife gate valve. When cut grooving steel pipe for a hydraulic system what is the minimum wall thickness of pipe required? A. D. To reduce the chance of cracking. Schedule 80. Schedule 40. C. what must be done to ensure adhesion of the resin to the existing pipe? A. Remove fibre layer. Remove wax layer. Type A. D. C. D. 106. Type D.. 107. B. To increase the strength of the weld. Solid wedge gate valve. D. Spiral wound. . Clean pipe with water. B. what is the correct type of ring type joint RTJ gasket to be installed? A. Schedule 160. 108.29 - 104. On a hydraulic line. 105. B. Why does a 2” (50 mm) chrome-moly butt weld joint need to be stress relieved? A. Which type of valve would be used on a pipe line that carries boiler ash in slurry? A. C. B. Schedule 10. Crush Ring. To soften the HAZ. D. Clean pipe with acetone. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. To reduce intragranular carbide precipitation.
On drops after the stations. Engage starter to start fuel flow. C. Pressure switch. When installing utility air piping with filter regulating lubricating (FRL) stations. Purge fuel from the system. where are dirt pockets installed? A. B. 111. Ensure day tank is located above generator. Temperature switch. Vacuum switch. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. D. 110. C. C. . On drops before the stations.. What device activates the motor in an instrument air compressor? A. Purge air from the system. what is required? A. B. Prior to initial start-up of a diesel generator. Level switch. On risers after the stations. B. D.30 - 109. On risers before the stations.
C. how should the vent and drain valves be positioned? A. 115. D. Which type of pump should be used for hydrostatic testing? A.31 - SECTION 7 TESTING AND COMMISSIONING 112. All torque values are lower than originally specified.330 lbs force. D. The test pressure is 1080 psig. Send the engineer an RFI for clarification.389 lbs force. Radial flow pump. B. 488. Vents open and drains closed. Positive displacement pump. 113. flange. Centrifugal flow pump. When filling a pipeline for hydrostatic testing.520 lbs force. D. What is the approximate force produced on the blind? A. What is the correct procedure to remedy this issue? A.695 lbs force. C. Vents open and drains open.. C. B. Vents closed and drains open. 155. Loosen flanges and re-torque to specified value. B. Hydrostatic testing is to be performed on a blinded 24” 300 lb. the engineer has sent out a revision on torque values for all flanges on the pipeline. 40. Axial flow pump. Leave flanges torqued at the higher value. B. C. 114. During the completion of a punch list. . Replace gaskets and re-torque to specified value. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. Vents closed and drains closed. 81.
Stop the pump and tightening the packing gland with a pipe wrench. Loosen the packing and install more packing material. C. Approval of the Safety Codes Officer and site superintendant. what adjustment can a Steamfitter do? A. C. C. The CSA Z7396-1 (medical gas piping code) requires all piping to be tested at 150 psig (1050 kPa) for 24 hours with nitrogen. D. The continuous blow-down. Apply a water tight silicone to the packing. D. B. B. 966 Kpa 1050 Kpa 1134 Kpa 1218 Kpa 117. D. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. The lowest part of the boiler. C. When testing piping and a hydrostatic test is not practical. B. can a pneumatic test be performed? A. The code allows 1 psig (7 kPa) variation for every 2 degrees Fahrenheit temperature change. Approval of the Safety Codes Officer and acceptance from the owner. D. . D. If the test starts at 12:00 PM at a temperature of 60 degrees F. Because of the hazards involved a pneumatic test will not be permitted. 118. A boiler feed water pump has a leaking packing. 138 psig 150 psig 162 psig 174 psig Metric A. Approval of the Safety Codes Officer is required. Carefully tighten the packing while the pump is running. where is the test water drawn? A. what will the test pressure be at 5:00 PM when the temperature is 84 degrees F? Imperial A. C. The intermittent blow-off. When testing for Total Dissolved Solids in a power boiler. 119.32 - 116.. B. The chemical pot feeder.
A combination of oil and water must be circulated through the system. Prior to commissioning a lube oil system. D. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. flushed and pickled.33 - 120. C. The system must be pneumatically tested to its yield point. B.. what procedure must be done? A. . The system must be tested. The test medium must be removed and the system filled with oil.
The supervisor will phone engineering to remove the lock by whatever means and continue the start up procedure. The supervisor will phone his supervisor to remove the lock by whatever means and continue the start up procedure. 345 ft-lb. The maintenance procedure requires a force of 125 lb to a torque wrench at a distance of 2’ 9” feet from the centre of the stud. . Excess water. 125 lb force. C. carbon or other deposits are clogging openings.34 - SECTION 8 MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR 121. remove the lock by whatever means and continue the start up procedure. 122. causing valves and pistons to stick or leak and giving poor lubrication to moving parts. C. What is the procedure for starting a locked out piece of equipment when the lock out key is not available? A. B. Bacterial contamination. The supervisor will follow site and company lock out protocol. 123. D. D. What is the torque applied? A. Gaskets in a flanged valve require replacement.. B. What condition in the hydraulic system causes these detrimental occurrences? A. gums. C. While inspecting a hydraulic system it is noted that formation of sludge. Exposure to excessive heat and pressure. The supervisor will call the operating engineer to remove the lock and then continue the start up procedure. 125 ft-lb. 345 lb force. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. Contact with oxygen absorbed in the receiver tank.
Check to see if the existing valve needs to be rodded for calcification. Check for blockages in the thermodynamic trap on the return header. The system runs off of a manifold. Shut off and securely store the cylinders and equipment. 126.35 - 124. Prior to the valve failure. B.. it is discovered that the tracing fills with condensate. After following proper start-up procedures. Use the material and request an approval from the mechanical engineer. To solve the problem. B. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. Check to see if tracing is kinked. B. Use the material in the lowest pressure system. Shut off the cylinders and remove the regulator pressure screw. A valve has failed on the supply header of an existing steam tracing system. Remove both the cylinders and equipment from the occupied space. D. Use the material with the general contractor's approval. what is the first thing that should done? A. D. . C. D. supplying a large number of pieces of equipment. the system worked well. 125. C. Shut off and tag the valves. Consult with the project manager (PM) and return the material to the supplier. What must be done before leaving the occupied work area? A. Check with the engineer to see if tying into the new valve overloaded the system. The tracing is tied into an existingvalve on the header that was intended for future use. What should be done with the material? A. During a shutdown material is received that does not have material test reports (MTR's). C. A crew is required to de-commission a very large LPG fuel piping system.
A sump pump in a refinery has become very loud and it is clear that it will need to be removed and replaced. Check the float orifice for blockage. which of the following procedures will be required? A.36 - 127. Apprenticeship and Industry Training Steamfitter/Pipefitter IP/Red Seal Practice Exam. D. what special hazards must be accounted for. The flex legs are already able to deal with the expansion and contraction. An operational boiler start-up is required. Due to a change in the process. 130. A flue gas analysis is required. There is no leakage in the coils of a steam to water heat exchanger connected to the system. A float and thermostatic trap is backing up condensate. Check the thermostatic element. . 129. D. Steam piping for a Cast Iron Sectional steam boiler has been replaced with new A105 pipe. before replacing the pump? A. C. C. The pump is located at the bottom of the sump. The start-up load is not extra heavy. an existing expansion loop will now be subject to a temperature differential 100 degrees Celcius (212 degrees Fahrenheit) less than it was originally designed to handle. B. B. a confined space entry permit. Apply 150 psig test on boiler and system.. A clean and flush is required. A lock out. A lock out is required. 128.4”) deep. The flex legs will need to be shortened to account for the extra contraction. B. What should be done to the expansion loop to account for this change? A. and a hot permit are required. A lockout and a confined space entry permit are required. D. The guides closest to the upwards facing 90 degree ells must be moved closer. D. B. C. Check for dirt or wear on the seat and disc. If the correct pump and materials are available. What should you do? A. C. Before the boiler will run properly. Check the float’s air vent hole for blockage. which is 1 metre (39. No special hazard precautions are required. The flex legs will need to be lengthened to account for the extra contraction.
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