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API 1104

By:
Prof. Dr. Ismail A. Abdallah
API Acceptance Criteria

Remar
Defect Type Acceptance Limits
ks
Misalignment Not Exceeds 3.0 mm 7.2
Incomplete
Individual IP not exceeds 25.4 mm
Penetration 9.3.1.a
Aggregate IP not exceeds 25.4mm in
Without HI-LO 9.3.1.b
30.48 cm weld length
(IP)
Incomplete Individual IP not exceeds 50.8 mm
9.3.2.a
Penetration With Aggregate IP not exceeds 76.2 mm in
9.3.2.b
HI-LO (IP) 30.48 cm weld length
Individual IF not exceeds 25.4 mm
Incomplete Fusion 9.3.4.a
Aggregate IF not exceeds 25.4mm in
(IF) 9.3.4.b
30.48 cm weld length
Individual CL not exceeds 50.8 mm
9.3.5.a
Cold Lap (CL) Aggregate CL not exceeds 25.4mm in
9.3.5.b
30.48 cm weld length
The density of the concave area shall
not exceed the density of the adjacent
Internal Concavity of the base metal .
9.3.6
(IC) And if the density is more the burn
through acceptance limits should be
applied.
Individual BT not exceeds 6.35 mm 9.3.7.a
Burn Through
Aggregate BT not exceeds 12.7 mm in 9.3.7.b
(BT)
30.48 cm in weld length 9.3.7.c
API Acceptance Criteria
Remar
Defect Type Acceptance Limits
ks
Individual elongated SI shall not exceed
50.8 mm in length and 1.6 mm in width. 9.3.8.a
Aggregate elongated SI shall not exceed 9.3.8.b
Slag Inclusion
50.8 mm in length in 30.48 cm weld 9.3.8.c
(SI)
length. 9.3.8.d
Individual isolated SI shall not exceed 9.3.8.e
12.7 mm in length and 3.17 mm in width.
Individual pore size shall not exceed 3.17 mm
Cluster porosity longest diameter shall not
exceed 12.7 mm.
Porosity (P) And the individual cluster porosity pore 9.3.9
diameter shall not exceed 1.59 mm.
Aggregate cluster porosity length shall not
exceed 12.7 mm in 30.48 cm weld length.
Individual HB shall not exceeds 12.7 mm
Hollow Bead length.
9.3.9.4
(HB) Aggregate HB shall not exceeds 50.8mm
in 30.48 cm in weld length.
Only star cracks and crater cracks are
Cracks permitted with length shall not exceed 9.3.10
3.96 mm.
Undercut Undercut length shall not exceed 50.8 mm
9.3.11
(UC) in 30.48 cm weld length.