HERA Technical Guide 03:2021 — AS/NZS 1554.1: A guide to the qualifications of Welding Procedures positions qualified for butt welds

HERA Technical Guide 03:2021 – Welding Positions Qualified Sept 2021



Authors: Michail Karpenko; Alan McClintock; Volkan Yakut
Edition: HERA Technical Guide 03:2021
Description: PDF
Executive summary: Documented welding procedures (WPS) are a mandatory requirement for all welding operations performed under AS/NZS 1554.1 and AS/NZS 5131 Section 7. A qualified weld procedure is a procedure to which a test weld has been made and the specimens prepared as specified in AS/NZS 1554.1. This Technical Guide provides recommendations for the range of welding positions that can be qualified for the butt welds to AS/NZS 1554.1. It also includes recommendations on how existing welding procedures, that do not meet the requirements of AS/NZS 1554.1 Section 4.1.4, can be revised to comply with this standard..