American Welding Society (AWS) D17 Committee on Welding in the . Guests are invited to attend all meetings of the AWS D17 Committee on. AWS D/DM: Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace Applications. AWS D/DM is the third edition of the aerospace fusion welding specification, and it has undergone the following significant.

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Results 1 to 12 of If a guy passes his welding test and then gets on the job and screws the pooch, and causes extra expense by having to cut out and reweld his welds, who gets blamed?

Thread Tools Show Printable Version. It may be why the machine shop don’t weld.

Welding Certification – Don’t Get me Started….Don’t even Get me Started

Join Date May Posts 2, Most piping runs horizontal and the weld is in the 5g position. Safety in Welding A comprehensive overview of welding safety in an accessible and engaging format. Does a welding certification at one company certify you to weld at other companies? If you took a welding test at an accredited AWS test facility, you can say you are certified provided you have kept it up by submitting your forms and 10 bucks to the AWS every 6 months and have kept an auditable record of continued welding activity within every 6 month period.

I too am seeking my D Keep the test reports for your metal and filler. In what alloys, and what thicknesses, and what shapes?


Welding Certification – Dont Even Get me Started!

Concise modules, interactives, practice exercises, and quizzes facilitate the mastery of concepts and formulas. We have a new prospective client that does maintenance and customization of aircraft.

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The reason for this is that all pipe welding codes recognize this position as being the most difficult. It happened to me once. Do want them to be fair and give the job to the guy with more experience? You should get certified because not every welder is certified or can pass a test and everyone knows that. You will need to find an inspection facility that can handle the examinations.

It gets worse… What welding code are you certified to?

I would still pick up a copy of the welding guidelines. This document presents the recommended design, integration, installation, and use of robotic arc welding systems used to train and certify operators and technicians under the. Duplex stainless steel is increasin But with the safety risk associated, and high cost of NDT.


Its possible, but definitely not awe. That should shut a lawyer down Why should I become a certified welder? Welding certification almost always involves complying with a welding code or standard of some kind. I also clicked through to the “Tip Tig” site, an interesting new twist on Tig welders, this too may interest you.

Our business is still just my partner and myself, so we have low enough overhead to take on smaller jobs and still benefit from them. For structural welding tests, very often a vertical 3G and overhead 4G test are awx in either stick or flux awa.


This specification is intended to replace the following documents:. So we are hoping to become their go to guys for welding. Did you purchase the AWS “Guidelines for alum welding”? My experience has been that most welding tests given by employers are pretty hard.

Boeing is pretty strict in that regard. Or do they have to use an outside agency?

Is there one single welding certification test that will certify me to weld anything? The principles that underlie the broad field of metallurgy in clear, simple terms. I have welded thousands of pipe welds, but only a small handful were in the 6g position. How many different welding certification tests are there? After many, awss meetings at convention rooms in expensive hotelswhere the employers of the committee members are paying the billand after many, many arguments where hairs are split and then split again, the members with the strongest personalities gets their way and the welding code finally gets published after several years.

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The process and science behind five of the most common nondestructive tests. Is you tig welder analog or digital, and is it calibrate-able? I still need to purchase a copy of the standard.

Not all welding jobs require certification.