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QW-482 SUGGESTED FORMAT FOR WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATIONS (WPS) (See QW-200.

1, Section IX, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code)
Company Name Welding Procedure Specification No. Revision No. Date Date By Supporting PQR No.(s)

Welding Process(es) JOINTS (QW-402) Joint Design Root Spacing Backing: Yes No
(Refer to both backing and retainers)

Type(s)

(Automatic, Manual, Machine, or Semi-Automatic)

Details

Backing Material (Type) Metal Nonmetallic

Nonfusing Metal Other

Sketches, Production Drawings, Weld Symbols, or Written Description should show the general arrangement of the parts to be welded. Where applicable, the details of weld groove may be specified. [At the option of the manufacturer, sketches may be attached to illustrate joint design, weld layers, and bead sequence (e.g., for notch toughness procedures, for multiple process procedures, etc.)] *BASE METALS (QW-403) P-No. OR Specification and type/grade or UNS Number to Specification and type/grade or UNS Number OR Chem. Analysis and Mech. Prop. to Chem. Analysis and Mech. Prop. Thickness Range: Base Metal: Groove Maximum Pass Thickness  1/2 in. (13 mm) Other *FILLER METALS (QW-404) Spec. No. (SFA) AWS No. (Class) F-No. A-No. Size of Filler Metals Filler Metal Product Form Supplemental Filler Metal Weld Metal Thickness Range: Groove Fillet Electrode-Flux (Class) Flux Type Flux Trade Name Consumable Insert Other *Each base metal-filler metal combination should be recorded individually.
(03/08)

Group No.

to P-No.

Group No.

Fillet (Yes) (No)

1

2

etc. Grinding. and thickness.) Method of Back Gouging Oscillation Contact Tube to Work Distance Multiple or Single Pass (Per Side) Multiple or Single Electrodes Electrode Spacing Peening Other Heat Input (max.QW-482 (Back) WPS No. 2% Thoriated.) (Pure Tungsten. POSITIONS (QW-405) Position(s) of Groove Welding Progression: Up Position(s) of Fillet Other GAS (QW-408) PREHEAT (QW-406) Preheat Temperature. position.) Amps and volts range should be recorded for each electrode size. where applicable. Filler Metal Weld Pass(es) Current Type and Polarity Amps (Range) Volts (Range) Travel Speed (Range) Process Classification Diameter Other (e. Technique. should be recorded) Gas(es) Shielding Trailing Backing Other ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (QW-409) Percent Composition (Mixture) Flow Rate Down POSTWELD HEAT TREATMENT (QW-407) Temperature Range Time Range Other Rev. etc.) (Spray Arc. Remarks.g. Nozzle. Torch Angle. Pulsing Current Tungsten Electrode Size and Type Mode of Metal Transfer for GMAW (FCAW) Electrode Wire Feed Speed Range Other TECHNIQUE (QW-410) String or Weave Bead Orifice.. etc. Comments. Hot Wire Addition. Short Circuiting Arc. etc. Maximim Preheat Maintenance Other (Continuous or special heating.) (03/08) . or Gas Cup Size Initial and Interpass Cleaning (Brushing. Minimum Interpass Temperature. etc.