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WELDING MATERIAL CONTROL PROCEDURE

*note: this is the sample document for the related job only
*author: theprocedure@engineer.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SCOPE
2. REFERENCE
3. RESPONSIBILITIES
3.1 SITE MANAGER
3.2 QC MANAGER
3.3 QA ENGINEER
3.4 QC INSPECTOR
4. WELDING MATERIAL CONTROL

1.0 SCOPE
This procedure shall outline the control of welding materials in welding works for the EPCC of Two
(2)
Nos crude Storage Tank

2.0 REFERENCE
1) PTS 64.51.01.31 - STANDARD VERTICAL TANKS ERECTION & TESTING (Section 6.5
Welding Consumables)
2) IS/D-322 - FIELD INSPECTION & TESTING PROCEDURE
3) IS/D-310 - MATERIAL CONTROL PROCEDURE
4) KOBE / ESAB - MANUFACTURE RECOMENDATION

3.0 RESPONSIBILITIES
3.1 Site Manager
Shall be responsible for the full implementation of this procedure. He shall assign knowledgeable
Material Controllers / Welding Foreman who will be able to distinguish all types welding
consumables.
3.2 QC Manager
Shall be responsible for ensuring that all personnel involved are indoctrinated and shall assign
personnel to conduct monitoring and audits for compliance to this procedure.
3.3 QA Engineer
Shall be responsible for Supervision of Inspection activities, monitoring and documenting
inspection / monitoring activities.

3.4 QC Inspector
Shall inspect welding material control on daily basis and document any deviation from this
procedure.


4.0 WELDING MATERIAL CONTROL
4.1 All welding materials shall be received by the Material Controller / Welding Foreman. He shall
check
welding material condition, damage, material identification and batch / lot / heat / number. All
welding
materials received shall be accompanied by an Inspection Certification form manufacturer or
supplier
. The QA Engineer shall review the manufacturers inspection certificates for compliance to the
specifications and if acceptable sign and stamp Issued For Construction. The certificate shall be
submitted to contractor for review

4.2 The Material Controller / Welding Foreman shall check that sufficient quantity is stored in
baking /
holding oven for daily use. The Material Controller / Welding Foreman shall issue as follows:
1. Issue electrodes by priority,
a. re-baked electrodes
b. first baked electrodes
c. new electrodes
2. Check size and type of welding material to be issued
3. Issued maximum quantity of 5kg for each portable oven
4. For GTAW rods, original containers shall be issued.
For stainless steels the container or welders quiver shall be clearly
marked by paint or colored tape with the same color identification as
given by the consumable manufacturer.
5. Issue of portable oven marked with Welders no only to respective welders.
6. Issues of consumables are to be recorded on Consumable Issue Report.

4.3 The Material Controller / Welding Foreman shall monitor / check his welders portable oven
(quivers)
are plugged to power source all the time. At the end of the day, he shall gather all quivers and take
to
the welding material control room.

4.4 After receiving all portable ovens the Material Controller / Welding Foreman shall place all
segregated
electrodes and place at top portion of baling oven and shall be issued first on the next day.
Returned
electrodes shall be re baked only once. There after they shall disposed of as scrap.

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