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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
METALMECANICA MENDEZ LTDA
By
Welding Procedure Specification No.
MM-TFC-SS-10
Date 11-30-2011 Supporting PQR No.(s)
Revision No. 1
Welding Process(es)
GTAW / FCAW
Type(s)

JEISSON EFREN RAVELO TORRES

Date

MAY-2-2011
10,11,12
Manual / Semiautomatic

(Automatic, Manual, Machine, Semi-automatic,etc)

Details

JOINTS (QW-402)

Joint Design
Root Spacing

Backing :

As showed on fabrication drawings


See Fabrication Drawings
Yes
X No

See weld joint detail on the


fabrication drawings

Base/Weld metal

Backinng Material (Type)

(Refer to to both backing and retainers)

Retainers
X Mettal

Not used

Nonmetallic

Nonfusing Metal
Other

Sketches, Production Drawings, Weld Symbols, or Written Description should


show the general arragement 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
desig, weld layers, and bead sequence (e. g. for notch toughness
procedures, for multiple process procedures, etc.)]

*BASE METALS (QW-403)


8
P No.
Group No.

to P No.

Group 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: Min.

-----------0.1875"

Max.

0.944"

Fillet

All base metal Thickness

Maximum Pass Thickness 1/2 in. (13 mm)


No
X Yes
Other
This procedure is applicable for SS Tp. 304 for ULT Construction at -320F

* 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

GTAW
5.9
ER-308 L
6
8
3/32"
SOLID
N.A.

FCAW
5.22
E-308L-T1-1
6
8
0.045"
FLUX CORED
NOT ALLOWED

0,472"
All fillet Sizes
N.A.
NONE
N.A.
NONE
Only with filler metal

0,472"
All Fillet Sizes
N.A.
N.A.
N.A.
N.A.
None

QW-482 (Back)
WPS No.

POSTWELD HEAT TREATMENT (QW-407)

POSITIONS (QW-405)
Position of Groove
Welding Progression:
Position(s) of Fillet
Other

Rev

MM-TFC-SS-10

ALL
X

Temperature Range

Up
ALL

Down

None

Time Range
Other

None
None

None

PREHEAT (QW-406)
Preheat temperature Minimum
50F
Interpass Temperature, Maximum
350F
Preheat Maintenance
Not Required
Other
None
(Continuous or special heating where applicable
should be recoreded)

GAS (QW-408)
Percent Composition
Gas(es) (Mixture) Flow Rate
Shielding
Trailing
Backing
Other: Shield

GTAW:

Ar

None
None
FCAW:

Commercial 15-40 CFH

-----

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CO2 Commercial

15-40 CFH

ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (QW-409)

Filler Metal
Weld
Pass(es)

1-N
1-N

Process

Classification

Diameter

Current
Type
and
Amps
Polarity (Range)

GTAW ER-308 L 3/32" DCSP 70-120


FCAW E308L T1-1 0,045" DCRP 90-180

Wire
Feed
Speed
(Range)

Energy or
Power
(Range)

N.A.
N.A.

-------

Volts
(Range)

Travel
Speed
(Range)

10-15 3 - 6 in./Min
15-26 6 - 8 in./Min

Other Remarks,
Comments, Hot Wire
Addition, Technique,
Torch Angle, etc.)

None
None

Amps and volts range should be recorded for each electrode size, position, and thickness, etc.

Pulsing Current
Not used
Tungsten Electrode Size and Type

Heat Input (max.)

GTAW 18000 / FCAW 35100

EWTH-2, 3/32" Diameter


(Pure Tungsten, 2% Thoriated , etc)

Mode of Metal Transfer for GMAW (FCAW)

SPRAY ARC
(Spray arc, Short Circuiting Arc, etc.)

Electrode Wire Feed Speed Range


Other

Variable

TECHNIQUE (QW-410)
String or Weaved Bead
STRING FIRST PASS - OTHER PASSES SLIGHTLY WEAVED
Orifice, Nozzle, or Gas Cup Size
GTAW 1/2" / FCAW 3/4"
Initial and Interpass Cleaning (Brushing, Grinding, etc.)
GRINDING AND BRUSHING
Method of Back Gouging
Oscillation
Contact Tube to Work Distance
Multiple or Single Pass (Per Side)
Multiple or Single Electrodes
Electrode Spacing
Peening
Other

GRINDING
N.A.
1/2" to 3/4"
Multiple

Single
N.A.
Not allowed
Thermal Process: PLASMA CUT
GTAW OUT OF CHAMBER