Qualification

(A) FOR PLATE QUALIFICATION

Notes:

1. t in accordance with Tables 5.1 [Item A.2(a)], and 5.2 [Item A.2(a)]. As a minimum, t = s + 3 mm.

2. L—equal to 300 mm min. for welder performance qualification and for welding procedure qualification.

3. Fillet weld break specimen may be cut in sections to facilitate breaking.

(B) FOR PIPE QUALIFICATION

Notes:

1. Diameter of d selected from Table 5.6 to qualify for production pipe sizes (welder qualification only).

2. Thicknesses t in accordance with Tables 5.1 [Item A.2(a)J and 5.2 [Item A.2(a)] for procedure qualification and Section 5, Part III for performance qualification. As a minimum, t = s + 3 mm.

3. Surfaces M to be examined for macroetch test. Hardness tests, when required, shall be made on the specimen from the six o'clock position.

Figure 5.8—Fillet Weld Break and Macroetch Test Specimens

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