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Piping

PQR
As-run data sheet:
Weld Procedure number
Date and time of test
Welders name and identification number
Material Specification, type, heat no, diameter wall thickness
Welding position
Welding progression
Welding consumable: Specification, Classification, Trade Name, diameter,
batch numbers
Shielding gas
Preheating method
Weld preparation sketches
Weld run deposition sketches
Method and temperature of preheat
Reference to PWHT procedure and records chart if applicable
Welding Machine type and manufacturer
Recorded welding parameters:
Welding process
Amps
Volts
Wire stick out length
Wire and electrode diameters per weld pass
Gas cup size
Tungsten electrode diameter and type
SAW insulating cup size
Current type
Travel speed (run out length and time)
Wire feed speed
Heat input (using an arc monitoring system approved by COMPANY).
Interpass temperature
Reports and Certification:
Radiographic
Ultrasonic
Magnetic Particle
Dye Penetrant
PWHT Reports and charts
Mechanical Examination Reports and Macro Photographs
Material Test Reports
Hardness test reports
Welding Consumable Batch Certificates

Any other relevant information

WPS
Each WPS shall include as a minimum the following information:
Unique procedure number
Reference to relevant Brownfield Piping Specification (Piping Class)
Specification of parent material including specific grades covered by the
relevant Piping Class
Material Grouping
Filler metal type, brand name, AWS classification
Filler Metal Grouping
Sequence of welding, including the number and individual weld bead
deposition sequence
Shielding gas composition and flow rate if required.
AWS classification, if any, and manufacturers trade name or designation for
welding flux if required.
Non consumable electrode
Welding process
Welding current type, polarity, amperage and voltage(s) including appropriate
ranges
Joint type (Edge preparation sketch / Fit up sketch)
Welding position and progression, up or down
Diameter Range
Thickness Range
Method of tacking or clamping
Type & Removal of Lineup Clamp
Cleaning and/or Grinding
Minimum Preheat temperature
Minimum & Maximum interpass temperature
Travel speed
Minimum & Maximum heat input temperature
PWHT if required including heating rate, soak time and temperature, and
cooling rate
Temporary backing if required
Single or multiple arcs
Specific precautions that will be taken for welding if applicable, to prevent
wind or drafts from interfering with the shielding gas protection.
Pipeline
PQR
The PQR documentation package for each WPS shall comprise:
As-run records
NDT results
Mechanical test results and macrographs
Consumable certification
Parent material certification

The following data shall also be available if requested by the COMPANY Welding
Engineer:
Arc monitoring equipment record
Calibration certificates for equipment and measuring devices
SNT (ASNT) Written Practice (if applicable)
Welding Inspector and NDT personnel certification
NDT procedure qualification records
Test house approval certification
WPS
Each WPS shall include as a minimum the following information:
Unique procedure number
Reference to relevant Brownfield Piping Specification (Piping Class)
Specification of parent material including specific grades covered by the
relevant Piping Class
Material Grouping
Filler metal type, brand name, AWS classification
Filler Metal Grouping
Sequence of welding, including the number and individual weld bead
deposition sequence
Shielding gas composition and flow rate if required.
AWS classification, if any, and manufacturers trade name or designation for
welding flux if required.
Non consumable electrode
Welding process
Welding current type, polarity, amperage and voltage(s) including appropriate
ranges
Joint type (Edge preparation sketch / Fit up sketch)
Welding position and progression, up or down
Diameter Range
Thickness Range
Method of tacking or clamping
Type & Removal of Lineup Clamp
Cleaning and/or Grinding
Minimum Preheat temperature
Minimum & Maximum interpass temperature
Travel speed
Minimum & Maximum heat input temperature
Time between passes
PWHT if required including heating rate, soak time and temperature, and
cooling rate
Temporary backing if required
Single or multiple arcs
Specific precautions that will be taken for welding if applicable, to prevent
wind or drafts from interfering with the shielding gas protection.