A (WPS) is the formal written document describing welding procedures, which provides direction to the welder or welding operators for making sound and quality production welds as per the code requirements . The purpose of the document is to guide welders to the accepted procedures so that repeatable and trusted welding techniques are used. A WPS is developed for each material alloy and for each welding type used. Specific codes and/or engineering societies are often the driving force behind the development of a company’s WPS. A WPS is supported by a Procedure Qualification Record (PQR or WPQR). A PQR is a record of a test weld performed and tested (more rigorously) to ensure that the procedure will produce a good weld obtained from the actual test samples.
Weld Procedure Qualifications
Hardness HV & HV
Module for 2D or 3D hardness mapping over areas or scanned contours. Creates a color map of the full surface, allowing to identify hardness variations and criticalities in the sample.
Ideal for extrapolation of mechanical properties of materials on the whole surface.
Dedicated Weld Hardness
measurement module for defining patterns according to base material, HAZ and
Weld zone. Customizable pattern, it can be adapted to any weld geometries.
Allows accurate positioning of
the indents along the Fusion Line with specific distance from the surface
(according to international standards).
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