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INSTRUCTION FOR RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE PAGE: 1 of 3

1. SCOPE OF APPLICATION:
The instruction is applicable for the radiographic testing of Steel single V- butt weld of pipe with 75 mm outer
diameter (OD) by using X-rays
2. SAFETY REQUIREMENT:
Make test shot to test boundary exposure limit.
Use the Survey Meter for radiation monitoring survey during exposure.
Use Lead sheet or collimator where applicable.
3. INSPECTION STANDARD / SPECIFICATION:
ASME Section V, Article 2
4. RADIOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT: X-Ray Machine
Type : DDGTNDT
Model : XXG-2505
Control Unit Serial Number : 16840
Tube Unit Serial Number :
Focal Spot Size : 2.0 mm 2.0 mm
5. FILM:
Film Type : Fuji 100HD
Film Size : 102 mm x 254 mm (4 x 10)
6. INTENSIFYING SCREEN:
Material : Lead (Pb)
Thickness : 0.125 mm (Both Front & Back)
7. IQI/PENETRAMETER:
Type : Wire
Designation : 10FEDIN / 10FEEN (Source Side)
Position of IQI : Smallest wire at the most outer edge
8. TEST SPECIMEN:
Type : Pipe (No :)
Material : Steel
Outer Diameter : 75.0 mm
Thickness of Parent Material : 6.0 mm
Thickness of Weld Material : 9.0 mm
Surface Condition : As Welded
9. EXPOSURE DETAILS:
X-ray Machine : DDGTNDT (XXG-2505)
Kilovoltage : 160 kV
Tube Current : 5 mA
Exposure Time : .
10. RADIOGRAPHIC ARRANGEMENT:
Technique : Double Wall Double Image (DWDI)
Source to Film Distance (SFD) : 700 mm
Effective Length of Test Piece : 40 mm (D/6)
( = 3.142, D = Outer Diameter)

(See Figure 1)
INSTRUCTION FOR RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE PAGE: 2 of 3
Source

Location Makers
IQI

15 0

SFD = 700 mm

Film
Lead Sheet
1/3 or 1/4 of SFD

Figure 1: Radiographic Arrangement

11. LOCATION MARKING AND IDENTIFICATION OF RADIOGRAPH:


Location markers, which will appear as radiographic images on the film should be placed on test piece (not on the
film cassette) and their location should be written/marked on the surface of the test piece (Figure 2).

Weld Area
Specimen Identification
X
Location Marker
ABC
10FEDIN

D/6

Y
IQI
Film
Lead Marker Arrangement: INS-RT-T7
Radiographic Identification
INS-RT-T7 : Document No. KSS
KSS : Personnel No. ABC (using Lead markers)
Steel Plate 2015 03 15
ABC : Specimen No.
2015 03 15 : Date (YYYY MM DD)

Figure 2: Location marking and Identification of Radiograph


INSTRUCTION FOR RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE PAGE: 3 of 3
1. SCOPE OF APPLICATION:
The instruction is applicable to view the radiograph INS-RT-T7 and record results

2. INSPECTION STANDARD / SPECIFICATION:


ASME Section V, Article 2

3. EQUIPMENT:
Film viewer : (Manufacturer: IENDT, Model: FV-2008)
Densitometer : (Manufacturer: BARBIERI Electronics, Model: Densy 210 E)

4. PROCEDURE:
a. Measure or estimate the density of radiograph and record.
b. Determine the sensitivity of the radiograph.
c. Fill all the information in the film cover and report sheet as in attachment A and B, respectively.
d. Print the film cover and report

5. REQUIREMENT FOR RADIOGRAPH:


Radiograph shall be accepted if they meet the following requirements:
a. Density on the area of interest : 1.8 - 4.0
b. Sensitivity : Wire no. 13 should be visible (DIN/EN)
c. IQI/Penetrameter : Should be appeared as in instruction
d. Artifacts : Shall not appear on the area of interest
INSTRUCTION FOR WIRE TYPE IQI SELECTION PAGE: 1 of 1
1. Weld Thickness Versus Diameter of ASTM E 747 Wire Type IQI:
Weld Thickness Essential Wire Diameter
ASTM Set Letter
Inches mm Inches mm
0 - 0.250 0 - 6.4 0.008 0.20 A
>0.250 - 0.375 >6.4 - 9.5 0.010 0.25 A&B
>0.375 - 0.500 >9.5 - 12.7 0.013 0.33 B
>0.500 - 0.750 >12.7 - 19.1 0.016 0.41 B
>0.750 - 1.000 >19.1 - 25.4 0.020 0.51 B
>1.000 - 2.000 >25.4 - 50.8 0.025 0.64 B

2. Weld Thickness Versus Diameter of ISO Wire Type IQI:


Weld Thickness Essential Wire Diameter
Wire Identity
Inches mm Inches mm
0 - 0.250 0 - 6.4 0.008 0.20 13
>0.250 - 0.375 >6.4 - 9.5 0.010 0.25 12
>0.375 - 0.500 >9.5 - 12.7 0.013 0.33 11
>0.500 - 0.750 >12.7 - 19.1 0.016 0.41 10
>0.750 - 1.000 >19.1 - 25.4 0.020 0.51 9
>1.000 - 2.000 >25.4 - 50.8 0.025 0.64 8

3. DIN / ISO / EN Wire Type IQI:


Wire Diameter/ mm
Designation
Corresponding wire number
1 FE DIN 3.20 2.50 2.00 1.60 1.25 1.00 0.80
(1 ISO 7) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
6 FE DIN 1.00 0.80 0.63 0.50 0.40 0.32 0.25
(6 ISO 12) 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
10 FE DIN 0.40 0.32 0.25 0.20 0.16 0.125 0.100
(10 ISO 16) 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
13 FE DIN 0.20 0.16 0.125 0.100 0.080 0.064 0.050
(13 ISO 19) 13 14 15 16 17 18 19