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1. Purpose

The purpose of this document is to specify the technical supply condition of welding electrodes, filler wires and fluxes.

2. Scope

The scope of this document is limited to the technical supply condition of welding electrodes, filler wires and fluxes and applicable to all manufacturer-supplying electrodes, filler wires and fluxes to Reliance Projects.

This document does not provide any methodology for the approval of Welding Consumable, and shall not be used for the approval of product or manufacturer.

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For the welding consumable requirement for non-pressure part welding, e.g., Trays and Internals, etc., which is of very small quantity, the supplied batch TC against requirement shall be reviewed and accepted based on the AWS class of the welding consumable on TC and PMI of the actual supply (wherever applicable).

3. Abbreviations And Definitions

BTC

FCAW

GTAW

GMAW

HOD

QMD

RT

SMAW

SAW

Welding Consumable

Batch Test Certificate

Flux Cored Arc Welding

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Gas Metal Arc Welding

Head of the Department

Quality Management Department

Radiography Technique

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Submerged Arc Welding

Welding electrodes, filler wires and fluxes

used in GTAW/SMAW/GMAW/FCAW/SAW

4. Responsibility and Authority

- HOD-QMD is responsible for the maintenance of the document.

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- HOD-Procurement is responsible for attaching the document as a part of Purchase Order for the procurement of Welding Electrodes, Filler Wires and Fluxes with colour print of the pouch colours.

- All Manufacturers are responsible to strictly adhere to the requirement specified in the document for the supply of welding electrodes, filler wires and fluxes. In case of any discrepancy or non-availability of information, it will be the responsibility of the manufacturer to get written clarification from Reliance before manufacturing the product.

5.

Technical Supply Condition

5.1

General Requirement

All welding consumable shall comply with the requirement specified in the latest edition of ASME Sec II Part C against the AWS class. All the welding electrodes shall comply with the length requirement as specified below.

 9 
9
 

E6013,

All Other Alloy Steel Electrodes

All SS

All Nickel and Cupronickel Electrodes

Length

E7018,

Electrodes &

E8018B2

E6010

   

2.5mm,

2.5mm,

2.5mm,

350mm

2.5mm

3.15mm,

3.15mm,

3.15mm,

4.0mm

4.0mm

4.0mm

450mm

3.15mm

     

4.0mm and

5.0mm

NA

NA

5.0mm

GTAW Filler wire shall be supplied in 1000mm length.

FCAW/GMAW shall be supplied in plastic spools /with adapter.

SAW Wires shall be supplied in spools.

All SMAW/GMAW/FCAW electrodes and SAW electrode-Flux combination shall be tested and operated in DCEP polarity only.

5.2 Special Requirements for carbon steel and low temperature

carbon steel welding consumables:

There are few additional requirements over and above the requirement of ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. All such requirements have been specified in this clause and shall be reported in every test certificate against each batch.

5.2.1 For E6010 SMAW electrode, each of P and S shall be restricted to 0.035% (max).

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5.2.2 For E6013 SMAW electrode, each of P and S shall be restricted to 0.035 %

(max). Also each batch and size of E6013 shall be CVN Impact

tested at 0 degree C. Out of 5 samples tested against each batch and size,

minimum and maximum values shall be disregarded. Out of balance

3 samples, individual minimum value shall be 27J.

5.2.3 For ER70S-G GTAW filler wire, chemical analysis, radiography, tensile requirements shall be same as that of ER70S-2 GTAW filler. In addition, ER70S-G shall meet CVN impact test requirements at minus 46 degree C. Impact test shall be done in a manner as described in SFA5.18 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition. Out of 5 samples tested against each batch and size, minimum and maximum values shall be disregarded. Two of the remaining three values shall equal, or exceed, the specified 27J energy level. One of the three may be lower, but not lower than 20J and the average of the three shall be not less than the required [27 J] energy level.

5.2.4 For ER70S-2 as well as ER70S-G GTAW filler wire, all weld hardness

shall be reported. Minimum 3 hardness readings shall be taken against

each case. No individual reading shall exceed 200 BHN.

5.2.5 For E7018 as well as E7018-1 SMAW electrodes, all weld hardness shall

be reported. Minimum 3 readings shall be taken against each case. No

individual reading shall exceed 200 BHN.

5.2.6

Flux cored Arc Welding electrode:

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For E71T-1 FCAW electrode, following requirements shall be fulfilled:

(i) Shall comply certification requirements of E71T-1C with 100% CO2 as

shielding gas.

(ii) Mn in all weld shall not exceed 1.60%.

(iii)For measuring all weld hardness, minimum 3 readings shall be taken. No

individual reading shall exceed 200 BHN.

5.2.7

Submerged Arc Welding Electrode-Flux combination:

Weld metal using EM12K SAW electrode- CS Flux (F7A2/F7P2) shall

meet the following requirements against each batch:

(i)

Only basic, agglomerated type, neutral Flux shall be supplied. Flux shall

be suitable for multi pass applications. Wall Neutrality Number shall be

reported in TC. Wall Neutrality Number shall not exceed 35.

(ii)

All weld chemistry shall be reported. Following restrictions shall be

fulfilled: C 0.20% max, Mn 1.60% max, Si 1.00% max, P 0.030% max,

S 0.030% max.

(iii)

All weld hardness shall be reported. Minimum 3 readings shall be

taken. No individual reading shall exceed 200 BHN.

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(iv)All weld tensile strength shall not exceed 80Ksi. (v) If only SAW electrode is supplied, all the required tests shall be reported in TC as per ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition only.

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Manufacturer will provide guarantee that for all low hydrogen welding consumables (SMAW,FCAW,SAW),weld shall produce a maximum hydrogen content of 5ml/100gms of weld metal after recommended treatment. Diffusible hydrogen level shall be reported in batch test certificate. SMAW electrodes shall have batch number identification on the stub end side except for E6010 and E6013 electrodes. For GTAW filler, AWS class and batch number identification shall be hard punched on both ends of each filler wire. Identification mark shall not exceed 65mm from stub end.

5.3 Special requirements for low alloy steel welding consumables (1.25Cr-0.5Mo, 2.25Cr-1Mo, 5Cr-1Mo, 9Cr-1Mo, 9Cr-1Mo-V)

There are few additional requirements over and above the requirement of ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. All such requirements have been specified in this clause against each supply batch. Shall be reported in every test certificate against each batch.

5.3.1 Reporting of mechanical properties (including tensile, impact, hardness) after 2 hours and 8 hours PWHT and reporting of Radiography after 8hours PWHT for low alloy steel consumable:

For all Alloy Steel Welding Consumable, PWHT temperature shall be followed as per ASME Sec II Part C latest edition with time 2 Hrs Minimum. GTAW Filler Wires, SMAW electrodes, GMAW/FCAW electrodes and SAW electrode Flux combinations shall achieve required weld metal mechanical properties including the hardness limit after 2 Hrs holding as per the following table. Also the deposited weld metal shall achieve the required mechanical properties even after 8 Hrs PWHT at the specified temperature as per ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. Both the test results shall be reported in Batch Test Certificates. For 9Cr-1Mo-V (P91) type welding consumables, only non- synthetic type of electrodes shall be acceptable (i.e. core wire shall be 9Cr-1Mo- V steel).temperature as per ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. Both the test results shall be

Radiography test result shall be reported after 8 hours PWHT.

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Nominal Composition

Required Hardness (max)

1.25 Cr. 0.5 Mo & 2.25 Cr 1 Mo

225

BHN

5 Cr-0.5 Mo, 9 Cr 1 Mo

235BHN

9Cr 1 Mo V (P91)

241

BHN

5.3.2 Low hydrogen control for low alloy steel welding consumable:

Welding consumable SMAW, FCAW shall be basic in nature and low

hydrogen type to produce maximum weld metal hydrogen content of 5

ml/100g. Flux of SAW shall be agglomerated and neutral type and basic in

nature and low hydrogen type to produce maximum weld metal hydrogen

content of 5 ml/100g.

5.3.3 Submerged Arc electrode-Flux combination for low alloy steel:

In addition to the requirements of clause 5.3.2, Flux shall be suitable for

multi pass applications.

5.3.4 Flux Cored Arc Welding Electrodes for low alloy steel:

Shall comply dual certification requirements e.g. E81T1-B2 FCAW

electrode shall conform as E81T1-B2 C (100%CO2) as well as E81T1-B2M

(80%Ar-20%CO2 mix). All required properties (i.e. all weld chemistry,

radiography, all weld tensile, impact, fillet weld test, hardness) shall be

reported using 100% CO2 as well as 80%Ar-20%CO2 mix gas against

every batch.

5.3.5 Room temperature tensile strength limit for 1.25Cr-0.5Mo,

5Cr-1Mo, 9Cr-1Mo low alloy steel welding consumable:

Room temperature tensile strength shall not exceed 100Ksi after 2 hours

as well as 8 hours PWHT.

5.3.6 Additional requirements for ER80S-B2 GTAW filler wire /GMAW electrode,

E8018-B2 SMAW electrode, E81T1-B2 / E81T5-B2 FCAW electrode, EB2

SAW electrode-F8P0EB2B2 flux combination (US customary unit):

Every batch and size of GMAW/SMAW/GMAW/FCAW electrode, GTAW filler

wire, SAW electrode-flux combination shall be tested and reported to meet

the following requirements:

i) The product analysis (weight %) content of Sn and P components shall

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be as follows: Sn 0.015%, P 0.012%

ii) Undiluted weld metal shall be Charpy V-Notch impact tested at minus 18ºC. Average value shall be 27J (minimum). Out of 5 samples tested against each batch and size, minimum and maximum values shall be disregarded. Two of the remaining three values shall equal, or exceed, the specified 27J energy level. One of the three may be lower, but not lower

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than 20J and the average of the three shall be not less than the required [27 J] energy level. Impact Test Procedure shall be as per Impact Test method described in SFA 5.5 of ASME Sec II Part C latest edition.

5.3.7 Additional requirements for ER90S-B3 GTAW filler wire /GMAW electrode,

E9015-B3/ E9016-B3/ E9018-B3 SMAW electrode, E91T1-B3/ E91T5-B3

FCAW electrode, EB3 SAW electrode-F9P0EB3B3 flux combination(US

customary unit):

(A) Mn and Si levels shall be maintained at the lowest possible levels

consistent with good weldability.

(B) Every batch and size of GMAW/SMAW/GMAW/FCAW electrode, GTAW

filler wire, SAW electrode-flux combination shall be tested and reported

to meet the following requirements:

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i) Undiluted weld metal shall be Charpy V-Notch impact tested at minus

18ºC. Average value shall be 54J (minimum). No single value shall be

less than 47J. Test Procedure shall be as per Impact Test method

described in SFA 5.5 of ASME Sec II Part C latest edition.

ii) Each batch or heat shall be analyzed for P, Sn, Sb and As. Analysis shall

be performed on deposited weld metal. The Temper Embrittlement

Factor, X shall be a maximum of 15 part per million.

X = (10P+4Sn+5Sb+As)/100 (Element concentrations are in parts per

million)

In addition, weld chemistry against each batch shall be restricted as

follows:

Cu shall not exceed 0.20%, Ni shall not exceed 0.30%.

iii) Impact energy vs. temperature (transition) curves shall be developed

from weldments representing each batch or heat.

A minimum of eight sets of three impact tests (of material subjected to

the same heat treatment as the completed item) shall be conducted for

each curve. Sample locations shall be as specified in ASME Sec. VIII

Div. 1.

The eight sets of impact tests shall be performed at different

temperatures but shall include minus 29 degree C. The remaining test

temperatures shall be selected so that the generated transition curve

shall clearly define the transition zone and upper shelf. The maximum

test temperature shall correspond to the upper shelf energy level.

iv) Step Cooling Tests shall be performed on welds.

Step cooling shall be in accordance with the following temperatures,

holding times and cooling rates to the next lowest temperature:

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Temperature,

Holding Time,

Cooling rate to the next temperature, C per hour

C

Hour

595

1

5

535

15

5

525

24

5

495

60

3

470

100

28

315

 

Air cool

Impact tests of each Step Cool Test sample shall be performed and transition curves developed following the procedure in the previous section.

Acceptance criteria for the material shall be in accordance with following:

CvTr40 + 2.5 CvTr40SC 10C WHERE:

- CvTr40 = Charpy V-notch 40 ft-lb (55J) impact energy transition temperature of completely heat-treated specimens (before step cooling).

- CvTr40SC =The shift in Charpy V-notch 40 ft-lb(55J) impact energy transition temperature after step cooling.

5.4 Special requirements for Stainless Steel Welding Consumables

There are few additional requirements over and above the requirement of ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. All such requirements have been specified in this clause against each supply batch. Shall be reported in every test certificate against each batch.

5.4.1 WRC ferrite number/ferrite content restriction and CVN Impact test requirement:

For all stainless steel welding consumables (except 308L, 309/309L type and 16-8-2 type), WRC ferrite number of undiluted weld metal shall be as per WRC-1992 diagram and shall be reported in every batch test certificate and the value shall be between 5 to 10.

WRC ferrite number against 16-8-2 type weld shall not exceed 5.

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WRC ferrite number against 308L type weld shall not exceed 10.

The ferrite content against 2209 type welds and 2594 type welds shall be 35 to 65 vol%.

For all 308L type stainless steel type welding consumables, CVN impact test shall be conducted at minus 196 degree C. Against each batch, 5

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impact tests shall be conducted and reported. Lateral expansion of each reading shall be 0.38mm (minimum).

5.4.2 Weld hardness restriction:

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All weld hardness for all 3-series (e.g. E308L, E316L etc) Stainless steel shall be reported. Minimum 3 readings shall be taken and no individual reading shall exceed 22HRC (237 BHN).

All weld hardness for 2209 type weld shall not exceed 28HRC (271 BHN) and for 2594 type weld shall not exceed 32HRC (301 BHN). Minimum 3 readings shall be taken and no individual reading shall exceed the above requirement.

5.4.3

SAW electrode-Flux combination:

Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral type, basic in nature and shall be suitable for multi-pass applications.

5.4.4

For 16-8-2 type FCAW electrodes, following additional test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

(i)

Chemical analysis of undiluted weld metal- Shall meet chemical requirements as against E16-8-2 electrode of SFA5.4 of ASME Sec.II Part (C) latest edition.

(ii)

Radiography test of all weld- Shall meet Radiography requirements as against E316LT1-1/4 of SFA5.22 of ASME Sec. II Part ( C), latest edition.

(iii)All weld tensile test- Shall meet all weld tensile requirement as against E16-8-2 electrode of SFA5.4 of ASME Sec.II Part (C) latest edition. (iv) Face bend test-Shall meet bend test requirements as against E316LT1-1/4 of SFA5.22 of ASME Sec. II Part ( C), latest edition.

(v)

Fillet weld test- Shall meet fillet weld test requirements as against E316LT1-1/4 of SFA5.22 of ASME Sec. II Part ( C), latest edition.

5.4.5

For ER308L SAW electrode -matching Flux combination, following additional test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

(i)

Undiluted Weld metal chemistry shall conform to the chemical composition requirements as against E308L of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part (C), latest edition.

(ii)

All weld shall tensile meet the following mechanical properties:

UTS 75Ksi (minimum), Elongation 35% minimum. (iii)All weld radiography test shall meet the radiography test requirements as against E308L of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition.

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5.4.6

For ER308H SAW electrode -matching Flux combination, following test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

(i)

Undiluted Weld metal chemistry shall conform to the chemical composition requirements as against E308H of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part (C), latest edition.

(ii)

All weld tensile shall meet the following mechanical properties:

UTS 80Ksi (minimum), Elongation 35% minimum. (iii)All weld radiography test shall meet the radiography test requirements as against E308H of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition.

5.4.7

For ER316L SAW electrode -matching Flux combination, following test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

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(i)

Undiluted Weld metal chemistry shall conform to the chemical composition requirements as against E316L of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part (C), latest edition. Chemistry to be reported for both wire as well as undiluted weld where the maximum carbon content to be reported shall not exceed 0.025%.

(ii)

All weld tensile shall meet the following mechanical properties:

UTS 75Ksi (minimum), Elongation 30% minimum. (iii)All weld radiography test shall meet the radiography test requirements as against E316L of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition.

5.4.8

For ER347 SAW electrode -matching Flux combination, following test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

(i)

Undiluted Weld metal chemistry shall conform to the chemical composition requirements as against E347 of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part (C), latest edition.

(ii)

All weld tensile shall meet the following mechanical properties:

UTS 75Ksi (minimum), Elongation 30% minimum.

(ii)

All weld radiography test shall meet the radiography test requirements as against E347 of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition.

5.4.9

For ER309L SAW electrode -matching Flux combination, following test requirements shall be complied in every batch test certificate:

(i)

Undiluted Weld metal chemistry shall conform to the chemical composition requirements as against E309L of SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part (C), latest edition.

(ii)

All weld tensile shall meet the following mechanical properties:

UTS 75Ksi (minimum), Elongation 30% minimum. (iii)All weld radiography test shall meet the radiography test requirements as against E309L in SFA 5.4 of ASME Sec. II Part(C) latest edition.

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5.4.10 Stainless steel FCAW:

For stainless steel FCAW electrode, chemical and mechanical properties of weld (Including tensile, face bend, fillet weld, hardness), WRC ferrite number and RT shall be reported using 80%Ar-20%CO2 gas mixture as well as 60%Ar-40%CO2 gas mixture.

5.4.11 Minimum UTS requirements against ER308L GTAW filler:

For ER308L GTAW filler, all weld UTS shall be 75Ksi minimum and elongation shall be 35% minimum.

5.4.12 Minimum UTS requirements against ER316L GTAW filler, E316L SMAW electrodes, E316LT1-1/4 FCAW electrodes:

For E316L SMAW electrodes, E316LT1-1/4 FCAW electrodes, all weld UTS shall be 75Ksi minimum. For ER316L GTAW filler wire, all weld UTS shall be 75Ksi minimum and elongation shall be 30% minimum.

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5.4.13

For ER316L GTAW filler, maximum carbon content in wire chemistry shall be 0.025%. For E316L SMAW electrodes, E316LT1-1/4 FCAW electrodes, maximum carbon content in undiluted weld chemistry shall not exceed 0.025%.

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5.4.14

PREN Restriction:

wt%,

wt%,

The 2209 type welds shall have a Pitting Resistance Equivalent Number (PREN), calculated using formula PREN = Cr wt% + 3.3 (Mo+0.5 W) wt%

+ 16 N

The 2594 type welds shall have a Pitting Resistance Equivalent Number

(PREN), calculated using formula PREN = Cr wt% + 3.3 (Mo+0.5 W) wt%

+ 16 N

greater than 34.

greater than 40.

5.5 Special requirements for Ni alloys Welding consumables

There are few additional requirements over and above the requirement of ASME Sec II Part C, latest edition. All such requirements have been specified in this clause against each supply batch. Shall be reported in every test certificate against each batch.

5.5.1 Weld hardness restriction:

All weld hardness shall be reported. Minimum 3 readings shall be taken. No individual reading shall exceed 35HRC (327 BHN).

5.5.2 Nickel alloy FCAW electrodes:

For nickel alloy FCAW electrodes, mechanical properties of weld (including tensile, longitudinal bend, fillet weld, hardness), chemistry, radiographic

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test shall be reported in every batch test certificate using 80%Ar-20%CO2 gas mixture as well as 60%Ar-40%CO2 gas mixture.

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5.6 Certification Requirement

Batch test certificate shall be supplied against each batch of GTAW filler wire, SMAW/ GMAW/ FCAW electrode, and SAW electrode-Flux combination. For flux, wherever ordered separately, the test report shall reflect the test result with the proposed wire combination as per Purchase Order. Test certificates shall report the actual test result conducted against the batch. All tests as required by ASME Sec II Part C Latest edition and special requirements as specified in clause no.-5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 of this document shall be reported in every batch test report as a minimum. No Guaranty of Quality certificate is acceptable. Other than SS, Nickel based and Cupro Nickel, all other Brands of electrodes/filler wires shall be approved by IBR. IBR approval certificate shall be submitted along with the Batch Test Certificates.

Note-

For carbon steels, stainless steels (austenitic and duplex), nickel copper alloy welding consumables, against M/S Lincoln (including Metrode), Kobelco (including Taseto), Bohler and Thyssen (including Bohler, T put, UTP, Avesta), Special Metals and Sandvik, following form of batch test certificate may be accepted subject to approval of Head Construction Quality:

Actual chemistry shall be reported against the batch of supply.

Guarantee of Quality (GOQ), 2.2 type inspection certificate covering all other requirements of clause 5.9.

5.7 Marking/Identification Requirement

On each and every packet/bag/pouch of welding consumable supplied as well as in batch test certificate(s), the following shall be specified as a minimum:

(i)

AWS class,

(ii)

Diameter(in mm)

(iii)

Length in mm(only for SMAW electrodes and GTAW filler wire)

(iv)

Brand name,

(iv)

Manufacturer’s name

(v)

Factory of manufacturing,

(vi)

Batch/lot number and date of manufacturing,

(vii)

Net weight in Kg.

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In addition to the above requirements, the following additional marking/identification requirement as described in clause nos. 5.7.1 to 5.7.4 shall be followed.

5.7.1 SMAW Electrode On each and every electrode, one imprint of AWS class shall be applied to the electrode covering. The numbers and letters of the imprint shall be of bold block type of a size large enough to be legible. The ink used for imprinting shall provide sufficient contrast with the electrode covering so that in normal use, the numbers and letters are legible before and after baking and welding.

5.7.2 GTAW Filler Wires It shall be supplied with AWS class hard punch on both ends of each wire.

5.7.3 FCAW/GMAW electrode It shall be supplied with adapter/plastic spool. Sticker shall be put on each wire spool, clearly specifying AWS Class, Batch no, Size, Brand Name and net weight.

5.7.4 SAW electrode and flux SAW wire: Sticker shall be put on each wire spool, clearly specifying AWS Class, Batch no, Size and Brand Name and net weight. SAW flux: As specified in clause 5.6.

5.8 Packaging Requirement

5.8.1

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SMAW Electrode E6010 electrodes: E6010 electrodes shall be supplied in hermetically sealed tin cans. Maximum net weight of electrodes in each Tin can shall be 6 KG.

Other SMAW electrodes: All Electrodes other than E6010 and E6013 shall be supplied in Vacuum packed condition, wherein net weight of electrodes per pouch shall not exceed 2KG. The packing shall be carried out with minimum two pouches sealed vacuum independently one after another. Single packing with one pouch is not acceptable. The manufacturer shall ensure that after packing, the electrodes need not be treated (baked) again. For all low hydrogen Welding electrodes, the manufacturer will provide the guaranty that dissolved hydrogen level will be less than 5ml per 100 gms of deposited weld metal even if it used directly from pouches without further re-

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drying. The manufacturer shall provide suitable casing/cover packing to protect the pouches/cans during transportation/handling. Manufacturer shall be responsible for any damages during the transportation/handling to material store of Reliance. The following colours shall be used for packing of different AWS Class of electrodes.

Electrodes

Colour of pouch

E7018

Silver

 

E7018-1

Orange

 

E8018/8016B2

Yellow

 

E8018B6

Dark Green

 

E8018B8

Blue

 

E9015/9016/9018-B9

Red

 

E9015/9016/9018-B3

Dark Blue/Violet

 

E309L

Milk White

 

E308L

Light Green

 

E308H

Brown

 

E316L

Pink

 

E347

Black

 

To determine the colour of pouches for the electrodes not specified in the above list, manufacturer shall obtain clearance from Reliance in advance. In no circumstances, the pouch colour shall be determined/deviated by manufacturer without taking formal approval from Reliance.

Pouch material specification:- Each pouch material shall comply as a minimum, the following specification. Pouch material shall be three layered. PP Layer- minimum 12 micron, Aluminum foil layers minimum 12 micron, Polystyrene layer 98-110 micron.

5.8.2 GTAW Filler Wires GTAW Filler wires are to be supplied in HDPE tubes with both end duly covered with end cap and in sealed condition. Filler wires are to be packed in plastic packet to avoid any ingress of MOISTURE inside the HDPE tubes. The thickness of HDPE shall be suitable for rough handling of the materials during transportation. All GTAW Filler wires shall be supplied in 5 Kg net weight per Packet.

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5.8.3 GMAW/FCAW electrode GMAW/FCAW ELECTRODE spools shall be supplied in vacuum packed condition. Spools shall be supplied in plastic spools or with adaptors. All GMAW/FCAW Spools shall be of 12 to 15 Kg net weight per spool.

5.8.4 SAW electrode & Fluxes All SAW electrode shall be supplied in 25 Kg net weight per spool. All SAW Fluxes shall be supplied in 25 Kg net weight per Bag.

5.9

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II PART (C) LATEST EDITION

AWS Class

 

WRC Ferrite

number range

Maximum

diffusible

hydrogen level

 

Maximum

hardness of

 

Control of weld chemistry, control of X factor

 

CVN Impact at minus 18 deg C

 

Max room temp UTS

Impact energy vs. transition curves & step cooling tests

 

requirements

in weld

weld

Polarity

 

Other

Carbon steel and low temperature carbon steel family

 

E6010

NA

NA

 

NA

P

&

S

each

NA

DCEP

NA

NA

NA

SMAW

 

0.035% max

electrode

(refer

 

clause

5.2.1)

 

E6013

NA

NA

 

NA

P

&

S

each

NA

 

NA

NA

(i)CVN Impact test (refer clause 5.2.2)

SMAW

 

0.035% max

DCEP/

DCEN

electrode

(refer

 

clause

 

5.2.2)

 

ER70S-2

NA

NA

 

200

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

NA

Batch Number identification (refer clause 5.2.9)

GTAW filler

 

BHN (as

 

weld)

   

(refer

DCEN

 

clause

5.2.4)

ER70S-G

NA

NA

 

200

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

NA

(i)Chemistry, RT, all weld tensile properties same as ER70S-2. In addition, impact required at minus 46 deg C (refer clause 5.2.3) (ii)Batch Number identification (refer clause

5.2.9)

GTAW filler

 

BHN (as

 

weld)

 

(refer

clause

5.2.4)

DCEN

 

E7018

NA

5ml/100g

200

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

NA

Batch Number identification (refer clause 5.2.9)

SMAW

m

of weld

BHN (as

 

electrode

(refer

 

weld)

   

clause

(refer

DCEP

 

5.2.8)

clause

 

5.2.5)

E7018-1

NA

5ml/100g

200

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

NA

Batch Number identification (refer clause 5.2.9)

SMAW

m

of weld

BHN (as

 

electrode

(refer

 

weld)

   

clause

(refer

DCEP

 

5.2.8)

clause

 

5.2.5)

E71T1

NA

5ml

 

200

 

Mn

1.60 % max

NA

 

NA

NA

Shall report certification requirements E71T-1C with 100% CO2 as shielding gas. (refer clause 5.2.6)

FCAW

/100gm of

BHN (as

(refer clause

electrode

weld

 

weld)

 

5.2.6)

 

(refer

 

(refer

 

DCEP

 

clause

clause

 

5.2.8)

5.2.6)

EM12K

NA

5ml

 

200

 

C

0.20% max,

NA

 

80Ksi

NA

Agglomerated Neutral Flux,

SAW

/100gm of

BHN (as

Mn

1.60% max,

(refer

Basic type shall be used.

electrode-

F7A2/

weld

(refer

 

weld)

(refer

 

Si 1.00% max,

clause

5.2.7)

Wall Neutrality Number shall

F7P2

Flux

clause

clause

P

0.030% max,

not exceed 35. Flux shall be

combi-

5.2.8)

5.2.7)

S

0.030% max

suitable for multi pass

nation

 

(refer clause

DCEP

 

welding (refer clause 5.2.7).

5.2.7)

 
Reliance

Reliance

SUMMARY OF ADDITIONAL TESTING REQUIREMENTS OVER AND ABOVE ASME SEC. II PART (C) LATEST EDITION (CONTD)

AWS Class

 

Maximum diffusible hydrogen level in weld

 

hardness of

         

Impact

Other requirements

WRC Ferrite

 

Control of weld chemistry, control of X

factor

CVN Impact at minus 18 deg C

energy vs.

Maximum

Max room

temp UTS

transition

number

Polarity

curves &

weld

step

cooling

 

tests

Low alloy steel family

 

E801X-B2

NA

5ml/100

225

 

Sn0.015%,

Yes

 

100

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

SMAW electrode, where X=5, 6, 8

gm weld

BHN

P0.012%

(refer

Ksi

NA

metal

(refer

(refer

clause

clause

(refer

(refer

clause

5.3.6)

DCEP

 

clause

clause

5.3.1)

5.3.6)

5.3.5)

 
 

5.3.2)

ER80S-B2

NA

NA

225

 

Sn0.015%,

Yes

 

100

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

GTAW

filler

BHN

P0.012%

(refer

DCEP for

 

Ksi

NA

wire

(refer

(refer

clause

clause

GMAW

(refer

/GMAW

clause

5.3.6)

clause

electrode

5.3.1)

5.3.6)

5.3.5)

 

E81TX-B2

NA

5ml/100

225

 

Sn0.015%,

Yes

 

100

 

Report dual certification requirements E81TX-B2C (100%CO2) and E81TX-B2M (80%Ar-20%CO2) (refer clause 5.3.4)

FCAW

gm weld

BHN

P0.012%

(refer

Ksi

NA

electrode

metal

(refer

(refer

clause

clause

(refer

where

(refer

clause

5.3.6)

clause

X=1, 5

clause

5.3.1)

5.3.6)

5.3.5)

5.3.2)

DCEP

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

EB2

SAW

NA

5ml/100

225

 

Sn0.015%,

Yes

 

100

NA

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

electrode-

gm weld

BHN

P0.012%

(refer

Ksi

F8P0EB2B2

metal

(refer

(refer

clause

clause

(refer

flux

(refer

clause

5.3.6)

clause

combina

clause

5.3.1)

5.3.6)

5.3.5)

Flux shall be Agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and

tion

5.3.2)

DCEP

 

suitable for

multi pass

welding. (refer clauses 5.3.2

and 5.3.3)

E901X-B3

NA

5ml/100

225

 

X

factor

<15

Yes

 

NA

Yes

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

SMAW

gm weld

BHN

ppm,

(refer

(refer

electrode,

metal

(refer

Cu

<0.20%,

clause

clause

where

(refer

clause

Ni

<0.30%

5.3.7)

DCEP

 

5.3.7)

X=5,6,8

clause

5.3.1)

(refer

clause

 

5.3.2)

5.3.7)

ER90S-B3

NA

NA

225

 

X

factor

<15

Yes

for

 

NA

Yes

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

GTAW

filler

BHN

ppm,

(refer

(refer

wire/

(refer

Cu

<0.20%,

clause

 

clause

GMAW

clause

Ni

<0.30%

5.3.7)

5.3.7)

electrode

5.3.1)

(refer

clause

DCEP

GMAW

 

5.3.7)

E91TX-B3

NA

5ml/100

225

 

X

factor

<15

Yes

 

NA

Yes

Report dual certification requirements E91TX-B3C (100%CO2) and E91TX-B3M (80%Ar-20%CO2) (refer clause 5.3.4)

FCAW

gm weld

BHN

ppm,

(refer

(refer

electrode

metal

(refer

Cu

<0.20%,

clause

 

clause

where

(refer

clause

Ni

<0.30%

5.3.7)

5.3.7)

X=1, 5

clause

5.3.1)

(refer

clause

5.3.2)

5.3.7)

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

DCEP

 
 
Reliance

Reliance

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II Part (C) LATEST EDITION (contd)

AWS Class

WRC Ferrite

number range

Maximum

diffusible

hydrogen level

in weld

Maximum

hardness of

weld

Control of weld

chemistry, control of X factor

CVN Impact at minus 18 deg C

Polarity

Max room temp UTS

Impact energy vs. transition curves & step cooling tests

Other requirements

Low alloy steel family (contd)

 

EB3

SAW

NA

5ml/100gm

225

 

X factor <15 ppm, Cu <0.20%,

Yes

 

NA

Yes

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

electrode-

weld

metal

BHN

(refer

(refer

F9P0EB3B3

(refer

(refer

clause

clause

Flux

clause

 

clause

Ni

<0.30%

5.3.7)

5.3.7)

5.3.1)

combina

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

(refer

clause

Flux shall be Agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and suitable for multi pass welding (refer clauses 5.3.2 and 5.3.3)

tion

 

5.3.7)

DCEP

E801X-B6

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

Ksi

NA

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

SMAW

weld

metal

BHN

(refer

electrode,

(refer

(refer

DCEP

 

clause

where

clause

 

clause

5.3.5)

5.3.1)

X=5,6,8

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

ER80S-B6

NA

NA

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

Ksi

NA

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

GTAW

filler

BHN

DCEP for

GMAW

(refer

wire/

(refer

clause

GMAW

clause

5.3.5)

5.3.1)

electrode

5.3.1)

E81TX-B6

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

Ksi

NA

Report dual

certification

FCAW

weld

metal

BHN

(refer

requirements E81TX-B6C (100%CO2) and E81TX-B6M (80%Ar-20%CO2) (refer clause

electrode

(refer

(refer

clause

where

clause

 

clause

5.3.5)

X=1, 5

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

5.3.4)

 

DCEP

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

5.3.1)

EB6

SAW

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

Ksi

NA

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

electrode-

weld

metal

BHN

(refer

F8PZEB6B6

(refer

(refer

clause

Flux

clause

 

clause

5.3.5)

5.3.1)

combina

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

Flux shall be Agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and suitable for multi pass welding. (refer clauses 5.3.2 and 5.3.3)

tion

 

DCEP

 

E801X-B8

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

NA

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT

SMAW

weld

metal

BHN

Ksi

electrode,

(refer

(refer

(refer

after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

where

clause

 

clause

DCEP

 

clause

5.3.1

X=5,6,8

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

5.3.5)

E81TX-B8

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

 

Shall report dual certification requirements E81TX-B8C (100%CO2) and E81TX-B8M (80%Ar-20%CO2) (refer clause

FCAW

weld

metal

BHN

Ksi

NA

electrode

(refer

(refer

clause

(refer

clause

 

where

clause

 

X=1, 5

5.3.2)

 

5.3.1)

5.3.5)

5.3.4)

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause

DCEP

5.3.1).

Reliance

Reliance

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II Part (C) LATEST EDITION (contd)

AWS Class

 

number range

 

hydrogen level

   

Control of weld chemistry, control of X factor

CVN Impact at minus 18 degree C

 

Max room temp UTS

 

energy

transition

step

Other requirements

WRC Ferrite

Maximum

diffusible

Maximum

hardness of

 

Polarity

 

&

cooling tests

in weld

weld

Impact

vs.

curves

               

Low alloy steel family (contd)

 

ER80S-B8

NA

NA

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

Ksi

NA

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

GTAW filler

BHN

DCEP for

GMAW

(refer

 

wire/

(refer

clause

GMAW

clause

5.3.5)

 

electrode

5.3.1)

EB8

SAW

NA

5ml/100gm

235

 

NA

NA

 

100

NA

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

electrode-

weld

metal

BHN

Ksi

 

F8PZEB8B8

(refer

 

(refer

(refer

Flux

clause

clause

clause

Flux shall be Agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and suitable for multi pass welding. (refer clauses 5.3.2 and

combinatio

5.3.2)

5.3.1)

DCEP

 

5.3.5)

n

 

5.3.3).

E901X-B9

NA

5ml/100gm

241

 

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

SMAW

weld

metal

BHN

 

electrode,

(refer

 

(refer

DCEP

 

where

clause

clause

 

X=5,6,8

5.3.2)

5.3.1)

ER90S-B9

NA

NA

241

 

NA

NA

DCEP for

 

NA

NA

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

GTAW filler

BHN

GMAW

 

/

(refer

GMAW

clause

 

electrode

5.3.1)

 

EB9

SAW

NA

5ml/100gm

241

 

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

Report Mechanical properties after 2hours & 8hours PWHT. RT after 8 hours PWHT (refer clause 5.3.1)

electrode-

weld

metal

BHN

 

F9PZEB9B9

(refer

 

(refer

Flux

clause

clause

Flux shall be Agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and suitable for multi pass welding. (refer clauses 5.3.2 and

5.3.3).

combina

5.3.2)

5.3.1)

DCEP

 

tion

 

Stainless steel family

 

E2209-

Ref

NA

271

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

(i)The ferrite content against 2209 type welds shall be 35 to 65 vol%. (ii)PREN >34

15/16

5.4

BHN

   

SMAW

.1

(refer

DCEP

 

electrode

clause

 

5.4.2)

ER2209

Ref

NA

271

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

(i)The ferrite content against 2209 type welds shall be 35 to 65 vol%.

GTAW filler

5.4

BHN

   

.1

(refer

(ii)PREN>34

clause

DCEN

 

5.4.2)

E2594-

Ref

NA

301

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

(i)The ferrite content against 2594 type welds shall be 35 to 65 vol%.

15/16

5.4

BHN

   

SMAW

.1

(refer

(ii)PREN>40

12
12

electrode

clause

DCEP

 

5.4.2)

ER2594-

Ref

NA

301

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

(i)The ferrite content against 2594 type welds shall be 35 to 65 vol%.

(ii)PREN>40

12
12

GTAW filler

5.4

.1

BHN

(refer

   

clause

DCEN

 

5.4.2)

11
11
Reliance

Reliance

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II Part (C) LATEST EDITION
Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II
Part (C) LATEST EDITION (contd)
AWS Class
Other requirements
Stainless steel family (contd)
E308L-
10
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
15/16
ma
BHN
CVN Impact test at minus 196 deg.C
(refer clause 5.4.1)
SMAW
x.
(refer
12
electrode
clause
5.4.2)
ER308L
10
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
GTAW filler
ma
BHN
/GMAW
x.
(refer
(i)Weld UTS 75Ksi minimum and
35% elongation minimum (refer
clause 5.4.11)
(ii)CVN Impact test at minus 196
deg.C (refer clause 5.4.1)
12
electrode
clause
5.4.2)
E308LT1-
10
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
1/4
FCAW
ma
BHN
electrode
x.
(refer
(i)Report dual certification (80%Ar-
20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for
chemical, mechanical, RT, WRC
ferrite (refer clause 5.4.10)
(ii)CVN Impact test at minus 196
deg.C (refer clause 5.4.1)
12
clause
5.4.2)
ER308L
10
NA
237
Refer
NA
NA
NA
SAW
ma
BHN
other
electrode-
x.
(refer
require-
Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral,
Basic type and suitable for multi pass
welding. (refer clause 5.4.3)
Matching
clause
ments
Flux
5.4.2)
column
Weld metal chemical, mechanical and
RT shall be done (refer clause 5.4.5)
combinatio
n
CVN Impact test at minus 196 deg.C
(refer clause 5.4.1)
12
E308H-
5
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
15/16
to
BHN
SMAW
10
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
ER308H
5
to
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
GTAW filler
10
BHN
/GMAW
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
E308HT1-
5
to
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
1/4
FCAW
10
BHN
electrode
(clause
5.4.2)
Report dual certification (80%Ar-
20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for
chemical, mechanical, RT, WRC
ferrite (refer clause 5.4.10)
ER308H
5
to
NA
237
Refer
NA
NA
NA
SAW
10
BHN
other
electrode-
(refer
require-
Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral,
Basic type and suitable for multi pass
welding (refer clause 5.4.3).
Matching
clause
ments
Flux
5.4.2)
column
Weld metal chemical, mechanical
and RT shall be done (refer clause
combinatio
5.4.6)
n
E316L-
5
to
NA
237
C≤
NA
NA
NA
15/16
10
BHN
0.025%
Weld UTS 75Ksi minimum (refer
clause 5.4.12)
SMAW
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
WRC Ferrite
number range
Maximum
diffusible
hydrogen level in
weld
Maximum
hardness of weld
Control of weld
chemistry,
control of X factor
CVN Impact at
minus 18 degree
C
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP for
DCEP
Polarity
for
GMAW
Max room temp
UTS
Impact energy vs.
transition curves
& step cooling
tests
Reliance

Reliance

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II Part (C) LATEST EDITION (contd)

AWS Class Other requirements Stainless steel family (contd) ER316L 5 to NA 237 C≤ NA
AWS Class
Other requirements
Stainless steel family (contd)
ER316L
5
to
NA
237
C≤
NA
NA
NA
GTAW filler
10
BHN
(
0.025%
Weld UTS 75Ksi minimum and 30%
elongation minimum (refer clause
wire/GMAW
clause
5.4.12)
electrode
5.4.2)
E316LT1-
5
to
NA
237
C≤
NA
NA
NA
1/4
FCAW
10
BHN
0.025%
electrode
(clause
5.4.2)
Report dual certification (80%Ar-
20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for
chemical, mechanical, RT, WRC
ferrite (refer clause 5.4.10)
Weld UTS 75Ksi minimum (refer
clause 5.4.12)
ER316L
5
to
NA
237
Refer
NA
NA
NA
SAW
10
BHN
other
electrode-
(refer
require-
Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral,
Basic type and suitable for multi pass
welding (refer clause 5.4.3)
Matching
clause
ments
Flux
5.4.2)
column
Weld metal chemical, mechanical
and RT shall be done (refer clause
combinatio
5.4.7)
n
ER347
5
to
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
GTAW filler
10
BHN
wire/
(clause
12
GMAW
5.4.2)
electrode
E347T1-
5
to
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
1/4 FCAW
10
BHN
electrode
(clause
5.4.2)
(i)Report dual certification (80%Ar-
20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for
chemical, mechanical, RT, WRC
ferrite (refer clause 5.4.10)
ER347
5
NA
237
Refer
NA
NA
NA
SAW
wire-
to
BHN
other
Matching
10
(refer
require-
Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral,
Basic type and suitable for multi pass
welding (refer clause 5.4.3)
Flux
clause
ments
5.4.2)
column
Weld metal chemical, mechanical
and RT shall be done (refer clause
5.4.8)
E347-
5
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
15/16
to
BHN
12
SMAW
10
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
E309L-
NA
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
15/16
BHN
NA
SMAW
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
ER309L
NA
NA
237
NA
NA
NA
NA
GTAW filler
BHN
NA
/GMAW
(clause
electrode
5.4.2)
WRC Ferrite
number range
Maximum
diffusible
hydrogen level in
weld
Maximum
hardness of weld
Control of weld
chemistry,
control of X factor
CVN Impact at
minus 18 degree
C
DCEP for
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP for
DCEP
DCEP
DCEP
Polarity
GMAW
GMAW
for
Max room temp
UTS
Impact energy vs.
transition curves
& step cooling
tests
12
12
Reliance

Reliance

Summary Of Additional Testing Requirements Over And Above ASME SEC. II Part (C) LATEST EDITION (contd)

AWS Class

WRC Ferrite

number range

Maximum

diffusible

hydrogen level

in weld

Maximum

hardness of

weld

Control of weld chemistry, control of X factor

CVN Impact at minus 18 degree C

Polarity

Max room temp UTS

Impact energy vs. transition curves & step cooling tests

Other requirements

 

Stainless steel family (contd)

 

E309LT1-

NA

NA

237

 

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

Report dual certification (80%Ar- 20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for chemical, mechanical, RT, WRC ferrite (refer clause 5.4.10)

1/4

FCAW

BHN

 

(

DCEP

 

wire

clause

5.4.2)

ER309L

NA

NA

237

 

Refer

NA

 

NA

NA

Flux shall be agglomerated, Neutral, Basic type and suitable for multi pass welding (refer clause 5.4.3)

SAW

wire-

BHN

other

Matching

(refer

 

require-

Flux

clause

ments

DCEP

 

Weld metal chemical, mechanical and RT shall be done (refer clause

5.4.2)

column

 

5.4.9)

E16-8-2

5

NA

237

 

NA

NA

 

NA

NA

 

SMAW

ma

BHN

NA

electrode

x

(clause

 

DCEP

 

5.4.2)

ER16-8-2

5

NA

237

 

NA

NA

DCEP for

 

NA

NA

 

GTAW filler

ma

BHN

NA

wire/

x

(clause

 

GMAW

GMAW

5.4.2)

electrode

 

16-8-2

5

NA

237

 

Ref

NA

 

NA

NA

Report dual certification (80%Ar- 20%CO2 and 60%Ar-40%CO2) for chemical, RT, all weld tensile, Face bend, fillet weld test, WRC ferrite (refer clause 5.4.4 and clause

type FCAW

ma

BHN

other

electrode

x

(refer

 

require-

clause

ments

DCEP

 

5.4.2)

column

 

5.4.10)

 

Nickel and copper alloy family

 

ENiCrFe2

NA

NA

327

 

NA

NA