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QW-483 SUGGESTED FORMAT FOR PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION RECORDS (PQR)

(See QW-200.2, Section IX, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code)
Record of the Actual Conditions Used to Weld Test Coupon
Company Name
Procedure Qualification Record
No.
WPS No.
Welding Process
(es)
Types (Manual, Automatic, Semiauto)
JOINTS (QW-402)

Date

Semi-auto

Groove Design of Test Coupon (sketch, figure or reference)


(For combination qualifications, the deposited weld metal thickness shall be recorded for each filler metal and
process used.)

BASE METALS (QW-403)


Material

Specification
Type or Grade or UNS

Number
P No. Group
to P No. Group No.
No.
Thickness of Test

Coupon
Diameter of Test

Coupon
Maximum Pass

Thickness
Other

POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT (QW-407)


Temperature

Time
Other

GAS (QW-408)

Shielding

Percent Composition
Gas
(Mixture
Flow
(es)
)
Rate

Trailing
Backing
Other

FILLER METALS (QW-404)


Layer (combination
welds)
SFA Specification
AWS Classification
Filler Metal F No.
Weld Metal Analysis A
No.
Size of Filler Metal
Filer Metal Product Form

Supplemental Filler
Metal
Electrode Flux
Classification
Flux Type
Flux Trade Name

ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (QW409)


Current

Polarity

Weld Metal Thickness

Amps

Volts
Tungsten Electrode
Size
Transfer Mode for GMAW
(FCAW)
Other

Other

POSITION (QW-405)
Position of
Groove
Weld Progression (Uphill,
Downhill)
Other

TECHNIQUE (QW-410)

Travel Speed

String or Weave

Bead
Oscillatio
n
Multipass or Singles Pass (per
side)
Single or Multiple Electrodes
Other

PREHEAT (QW-406)
Preheat Temperature
Interpass Temperature
Other

QW-483 (Back)
PQR No.

Tensile Test (QW-150)


Specimen
No.

Width

Thicknes
s

Area

Ultimate
Total Load

Ultimate
Unit Stress

Type of
Failure &
Location

Guided Bend Tests (QW-160)


Type and Figure No.

Specime
n
Number

Notch
Locatio
n

Specime
n Size

Result

Toughness Tests (QW-170)


Test
Temperatur
Impact Values
e
Mils (in.) or
Ft-lb or J % Shear
mm

Drop Weight
Break
(Yes/No)

Commen
ts

Fillet Weld Test (QW-180)

Result- Satisfactory:
Yes

N
o

Penetration into Parent Metal:


Yes

Macro - Results

No

Other Tests

Type of Test
Deposit Analysis
Othe
r
Welders
Name
Tests Conducted
by

Clock

No.
Laboratory Test
Number

Stamp
No.

We certify that statements made in this record are correct and that the test welds were prepared, welded, and tested in accordance with the
Requirements of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

Manufacturer or
Contractor

Date

Certified By