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WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION

(WPS) (QW-482)
In accordance with QW-200.1, Section IX, ASME BPVC
WPS
Company Name Precision profiles india , Chennai.
WPS No. PPI/L&T/WPS/013 Rev 0 Date 10/14/2013
PQR No. PPI/L&T/PQR/013 Date
Welding Process GMAW Type: MANUVAL

Scope

JOINTS (QW-402)
Joint Design SINGLE "V "GROOVE JOINT
Root Space (A) 1.5-3MM
Root land (B) 1.5-3MM
Bevel Angle 605
Backing YES
Backing Material P.NO.8
Retainer NIL
BASE METALS (QW-403)
P. No. 8 Group No. 1
Material Specification ASTM A351 GR CF3M/CF8M
Chemical Analysis AS PER SPECIFICATION
Mechanical Properties AS PER SPECIFICATION
Base Metal 20THK Fillet ALL SIZE
Thickness Range
Pipe Diameter Groove:N.A Fillet ALL DIA
Weld pass thickness < 13 mm YES
FILLER METALS (QW-404)
Specification No. (SFA) A5.9
AWS No. (Classification) ER316L
F-No. 6
A-No. 8
Size of Electrode / Filler Metal 1.2mm
Filler Metal Product Form WIRE
Supplemental Filler Metal N.A
Weld Metal Thickness Range 20 mm MAX Fillet NA
Electrode Flux (Classification) N.A
Consumable Insert N.A
Powder Feed Rate N.A
Change of Alloy Element N.A
(Note: Welding Consumables manufacturer shall be as per L&T Approved List )
POSITIONS (QW-405) PREHEAT (QW-406)
Position 1G Preheat Temperature, min. 30C
Welding Progression NA Interpass Temperature, max. 150C
Position(s) of Fillet NA Preheat Maintenance NIL
POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT (QW-407)
Type
Temperature Range Nil
Time Range, min N.A
Time Range, max N.A
Cooling N.A Rate of Heating Max. N.A
Loading / Unloading N.A Rate of Cooling Max. N.A
Temperature, Max N.A
GAS (QW-408)
Gas % Composition / Mixture Flow Rate(lpm)
Shielding Gas ARGON
10 _ 15
Trailing Gas NA Welding Grade (no mixture)
Backing Gas NA

Form No: QP-051-R0


WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION
(WPS) (QW-482)
In accordance with QW-200.1, Section IX, ASME BPVC
WPS
ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (QW-409)
Filler Metal Current Travel
Volt Speed Heat Input
Weld Pass Process Amps
Classification Diameter (mm) Type Polarity (Range) (range) (max) (kJ/mm)
(Range) (mm/min.)

All Pass GMAW ER316L 1.2 DC RP 140 - 170 25-30 150-230 1.9

Pulsing Current NA
Heat input (max) Ref Table Above
Tungsten Electrode Size & Type NA
Mode of metal transfer Globular
Electrode wire feed speed range 4 - 6 m/min
TECHNIQUE (QW-410)
String or Weave Bead Both(Weave width not more than 12mm)
Oriffice, Nozzle and Gas cup size 10 - 12 mm
Initial and interpass cleaning method wire Brushing and Grinding
Method of back gouging Grinding
Oscillation NA
Multiple or single pass (per side) Multiple pass
Multiple or single layer Multiple layer
Multiple or single electrode Single
Electrode Spacing NA
Welding Process GMAW
Peening Not allowed
Use of thermal process Nil

Note:
The filler metal shall be stored, issued and controlled as per manufacturer's recommendation / L&T procedures.

Prepared by Reviewed & Approved by

Rajesh. O E.X.Xavier
PPI, Quality Assurance PPI, Quality Manger

Form No: QP-051-R0


WELDING PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION RECORD
(PQR) (QW-483)
In accordance with QW-200.2, Section IX, ASME BPVC
PQR
Company Name Larsen & Toubro Limited, Valve Manufacturing Unit, Coimbatore.
PQR No. Date
WPS No. Date
Welding Process Type
Date of Welding Weld Shop
JOINTS (QW-402)
Joint Design
Root gap / Space
Root land
Backing
Backing Material
Retainer
Bevel Angle
BASE METALS (QW-403) PREHEAT (QW-406)
Material Specification Preheat temperature
Grade Interpass temperature
. Preheat Maintenance
P.No 8 Gr. No. 1 to P.No 0 Gr. No. 1 POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT (QW-407)
Thickness of test coupon Temperature
Diameter of test coupon Time
Size (l x w x t) (mm) Cooling
Weld pass thickness Rate of Heating
Refer MTC enclosed for plates bearing Heat No 2N020 Rate of Cooling
Plates of 40 mm used for qualification. Loading / Unloading Temperature (max.)

FILLER METALS (QW-404) GAS (QW-408)


SFA Specification Flow Rate
Gas Mixture composition(%)
AWS Classification (lpm)
Filler Metal F-No. Shielding Gas
Weld Metal Analysis A-No. Trailing Gas Welding Grade (no mixture) 0
Filler Metal Product Form Backing Gas 0 0
Size of Filler metal ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (QW-409)
Weld metal thickness Current (AC or DC)
Refer Test Certificate. Batch No. C10074641 & Polarity
C05072705 of D&H Heat Input,
Amps (A) Volts (V)
kJ/mm.
POSITION (QW-405) Root Passes
Position Other Passes
Tungsten Electrode
Weld Progression
size
. Other Heat Input
TECHNIQUE (QW-410)
Travel Speed
String or Weave Bead
Initial and interpass cleaning
Method of back gouging
Oscillation
Multiple or single pass (per side)
Multiple or single layer
Multiple or single electrode
Electrode spacing
Welding Process
Peening
Use of thermal process

Form No: QP-051-R0


WELDING PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION RECORD
(PQR) (QW-483)
In accordance with QW-200.2, Section IX, ASME BPVC
PQR
TENSILE TEST (QW-150)

Ultimate total Type of failure


Specimen No. Width, mm Thickness, mm Area, mm2 Ultimate unit stress, MPa
load, kN & location

GUIDED-BEND TESTS (QW-160)

Specimen Size (l x w x t) (mm) 300 x 40 x 10.0


Specimen Type and Figure No. Bend Angle Diameter of roller (mm) Result

TOUGHNESS TESTS (QW-170)

Specimen Size
Notch Impact Values, Joules ( for ref only )
Specimen No. Location / Test Temperature Lateral expansion, mm Remarks
Orientation 1 2 3 Average

FILLET-WELD TESTS (QW-180)


Results
Penetration into parent metal
Macro - Results
OTHER TESTS
Acceptance Standard /
Sl. No Type of Examination Results of Examination
Requirement
1 Visual Examination QW-302.4
Liquid Penetrant
2
Examination
Radiographic
3
Examination
Hardness (HV10)
As per NACE MR0175/
ISO 15156-2
Base 248 HV / 237 HB max Average
4
Average
Weld 248 HV / 237 HB max
(weld top surface)
HAZ 248 HV / 237 HB max Average

Shall be free from


5 Macro Examination
defects

Welder's Name Identification No.


Test Conducted by
We certify that the statements 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.

Prepared By Reviewed & Approved By

Velusamy P C.Raja
L&T Valves, Quality Assurance L&T Valves, Quality Assurance

Form No: QP-051-R0


WELDER PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATION
(WPQ) (QW-484A)
In accordance with QW-301, Section IX, ASME BPVC
WPQ
WPQ No. Date
Welder's Name Identification No.
Weld Shop .
TEST DESCRIPTION
Identification of WPS followed
Test Coupon or Production Weld
Material Specification Grade
Base Metal Thickness
Date of Welding

TESTING VARIABLES AND QUALIFICATION LIMITS


Welding Variables (QW-350) Actual Values Range Qualified
Welding Process(es)
Type (i.e.; manual, semi-automatic) used
Backing (with / without)
Plate or Pipe (enter diameter if pipe or tube)
Base metal P-Number to P-Number
Filler metal or electrode specification(s) (SFA) (info. only)
Filler metal or electrode classification(s) (info. only)
Filler metal F-Number(s)
Consumable insert (GTAW or PAW)
Filler Metal Product Form (solid/metal or flux cored/powder)
(GTAW or PAW)

Deposit thickness for each proces , mm

Deposit thickness for each process (3 layers min)


Position qualified (1G, 6G, 3F, etc.)
Vertical progression (uphill or downhill)
Type of fuel gas (OFW)
Inert gas backing (GTAW, PAW, GMAW)
Transfer mode(spray/globular or pulse to short circuit-GMAW)

Current type/polarity (AC, DCEP, DCEN)


RESULTS
Visual Examination Results (QW-302.4)
Liquid Penetrant Examination results(QW-195.2)
Radiographic Examination results (QW-190)
Mechanical Test conducted by
Hardness Test conducted by
Macro Examination conducted by
Bend test results (QW-462.2)
Type Result Type Result Type Result
- - - -
Welding qualification conducted by --
We certify that the statements in this record are correct and that the test coupons were prepared, welded, and
tested in accordance with the requirements of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

Prepared by Reviewed & Approved by

Velusamy P C Raja
Quality Assurance Quality Assurance

Form No: QP-051-R0