This is a basic three-day course that will train the participants to comply with the requirements of ASME Section IX, Welding, Brazing and Fusing Qualifications. Participants will gain a working knowledge of ASME Section IX. A review of the welding processes and variables, and basic steel welding metallurgy will be conducted in order to provide all participants with sufficient background in welding technology to interpret and understand Section IX. The mechanics of using Section IX and how to address its requirements will be explained in a simple, straightforward manner. Emphasis will be placed on writing welding procedures so that they contribute positively to the manufacturing process and on qualifying procedures in a cost-effective manner.
The requirements for welders, brazers and operators will be examined with particular emphasis on minimizing the cost and maximizing the usefulness of qualifications. Time will be provided to address individual participant’s problems and concerns.
Attendees will receive copies of the course notes covering the course’s content. Attendees must bring a copy of the current edition of Section IX, however, extracts sufficient to follow the course will be provided that students will be able to follow the Code.