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The best welders on that line welded that joint in a 10 hour day and inspection was stringent. Not being familiar with the accept reject to D1. Welding of gasketed joints may require modification to the parameters of this welding standard.

If RT is used With your drilling rig welding background aewa should already have everything in place. They refered everything to the welding inspector. My IOR was clueless about welding. Nevada – Section May want to go over your continuity logs to be sure everyone is current. By Cactusthewelder Date By rfieldbuilds Date Nebraska – Section Powered by mwForum 2. The design of field-welded joints is not described. North Florida – Section Florida West Coast – Section On a 20 mile 42″ line I rig welded on with the 70XX requirements the welding contractor had me qualified with a a full pen 5P, 6″, 6g qualification examined to D1.

When will they learn?!? When requested by the feee, a full-time welding inspector shall be present whenever there is welding to be done. Arizona – Section I would say vree, if I was going to contract a decent sized large bore waterline, and especially if I was not going to self perform or be able to be onsite for its daily managment, I would absoutely recruit a guy with experience and expertise as a lead man to oversee and train the welders in a few of the essentials like but strap fit ups.


Having read postings from you in the past, it appears you tend to focus and specialize more in the gas and energy business than large bore waterlines.

So, am I right in the beleif that the onsite inspector can interpret this at his discretion? By dbigkahunna Aqwa It essentially refered all questions of code compliance to the D1. By yojimbo Date Puget Sound Olympic – Section It required the voltage module to be installed on my Classic D, which I wasnt going to spend for, so he by passed the code wth charpy testing on my weld test and I was good to go.

It fee list the welds to be performed with 70xx. That largely depends on length of line and psi- might be something to look into. I am neither an c2006 nor a CWI, but I make the point on a job to either be conversant in the code expectations for the welding I will be doing or to learn them PDQ.

Awwa C206-17 Field Welding of Steel Water Pipe

Fred you have D1. Good visual weld appearance is alway appreciated but rarely nit-picked and not to the standards most pipeline or facility welders produce. There are several guys on this forum with such experience who might be looking for work, I’ve heard most of their work is slow untill after the new year so they migh be available.

Again not rocket science, but I hate seeing guys re-inventing the wheel. He swears by it, as you know, most rig welders prefer to avoid wire. It will typically refer to D1.


Awwa C Field Welding of Steel Water Pipe : American Water Works :

As I have recently completed inspection on a storm water pumping station with AWWA listed as the ruling code, I will say I was suprised that the code offered little guidance. Looks to me the welding falls under D1. Of course, every inspector will have their say in intrepretation of this code. I have never seen a xray rig on a water job, but I have yet to work on one.

I did initial inspection and follow up inspection after they allowed repairs to parts that didn’t line up with their pumping station. Not logged in American Welding Society Wawa.

Generically speaking, my experience with AWWA is that it doesn’t have a lot of teeth. If not, you might keep in mind you will need a sufficient sized air mover to keep the smoke clear for the f206 welders, at whose expense providing, fueling and keeping that running will be yours to wrangle with the General.

Colorado – Section I’ve worked 5 large bore waterlines as a rig welder, one 42″ short line I contracted myself, so I have some experience but there are others who specialize in that niche and can speak more awea than myself. The code, while not lax, takes very little responsibility fre self-definition. Welding the inside lap joint on a 36″ line would not be a job I would care to volunteer for, at least not for an extended period of time- it gets a little cramped in there for me.