Tuesday, October 7, 2014

National Welding Seminar Jamshedpur India, 22-24 Jan 2015



NATIONAL WELDING SEMINAR (NWS 2014-2015)
WELD  INDIA 2014-2015, 9TH WELDINGTECHNOLOGY EXPOSITION

JOINTLY ORGANISED BY

THE INDIAN INSTITUTE OF WELDING JAMSHEDPUR BRANCH   &   TATA STEEL LIMITED, Jamshedpur

DATES: JANUARY 22ND TO 24TH 2015

SEMINAR VENUE: Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute (SNTI)
                                    ‘N’ Road ,Bistupur, Jamshedpur

Exhibition Venue:
‘G’ Town Maidan , Bistupur, Jamshedpur
NB: The inaugural function will be held at Rabindra Bhavan, pipe line road , Jamshedpur from 2:30 pm on 22nd January 2015

THE ORGANIZERS
The NWS2014-1015 and Weld India 2014-2015 is being organized jointly by the Indian Institute of Welding, Jamshedpur Branch and Tata Steel Limited.

The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), a national professional body of welding fraternity, is devoted to the promotion and advancement of welding science and technology in India. The Institute was established on 22nd April 1966 with its head office at Kolkata. It is non-profit organization and has thirteen branches and one centre spread all across the country .IIW has about 5000 welding professionals as members and many well known companies as industrial Corporate Members. Further as a member society of the International Institute of Welding, it is projecting the achievements and the improvements taking place in the Indian Welding Industry to the global community.
It is in the forefront of imparting national and international education, training and certification. It conducts associate membership examinations (recognised by Government of India (GOI) equivalent to Bachelor’s degree), National Welders Training and certification scheme as per IS 7310:IS:817:ISO 9606-1: BSEN 287:ASME  Sec IX, AWS D.1.1 IIW India has also been empanelled by GOI-DGE&T (Director General of Employment & Training, Govt. of India) as an assessing body for all Fabrication Sector courses under its skill development initiatives.
IIW is also the Authorised National Body (ANB) for International Institute of Welding in respect to personal qualification. It trains and conducts examination for the following diploma programs -: International Welding Co-ordination Personal, International Welding Inspection Personal and International Welder. One can visit www.iiwindia.com for details.

THE JAMSHEDPUR BRANCH OF IIW was established in 1983. Since then the branch has provided support to the local industries in the area of welding and cutting through consultancy, various training programs, seminars, lectures etc. the branch is engaged in continuous upgradation and dissemination of the knowledge and skills based on latest developments in the field of welding and cutting. It conducts, each year, a Annual Seminar, Welder Refresher course, skill competition among welders in Jamshedpur, Best young Welding engineer Competition and Welder Training and Qualification as per request.

Tata Steel Ltd is the first integrated iron and steel plant in India. The flagship Company of Tata group is more than 100 years old. It was the result of the dream of LAMSETJINUSSERWANJI TATA who wanted India to be self reliant in steel. Today it has a capacity of approx. 30 million ton of steel per annum (MTPA). A fortune 500 company, it is the world’s second most geographically diversified steel producer, employing over 80,000 people in nearly 50 countries. The Jamshedpur plant is producing 10 million ton per annum. A new plant is getting ready for commissioning at Jaipur Road, Odisha. Besides India, Tata Steel has its operation in South East Asia and Europe.

NATIONAL WELDING SEMINAR 2014-2015(NWS 2014-2015) & Weld India (2014-2015)
This is the most important annual event of The Indian Institute of Welding. It aims to provide a platform for welding professionals from industries, academia and research organizations, to share and enhance the knowledge latest developments in the field of Welding and cutting. 

            PROGRAMME DETAIL
Inaugural Programme:  On 22nd January,2015 at Rabindra Bhavan from 2:30 p.m.
                                    This will be followed by Cultural fucton and Dinnerat BOCI
                                    Pavillion, Golf ground,  Beldih Club.
Registration              :   8:00 to 9:00 AM on 23rd January 2015 at SNTI.
Technical Sessions     : At Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute, Jamshedpur on 23rd and 24th      
                                               January, 2015. The session will start at 9:00 AM.
            Industrial Exhibition  :    AT ‘G’ Town maidan adjacent to ’G’ Town Club and SNTI from 23rd                                         
                                               January 2015, from 9:30 AM to 7:30 pm.

TOPICS FOR DELIBERATION IN THE SEMINAR- NWS 2014-2015
India being a developing country is poised for a quantum jump in infrastructure. It is estimated that the approximate requirement of weld deposits will reach a figure of 4 million ton per annum by the year 2020. It is important that the industry and professionals deliberate about the advances and key strategic challenges related to materials, products, productivity, quality control, work force skill development, safety and environment. NWS 2014-2015 is an ideal knowledge sharing platform where interactions between welding professionals, from different sectors, and academiciars will deliberate all the issues and develop strategies for future.
During the seminar, the following topics will be deliberated upon:
Arc welding processes including SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW, GTAW
·         Resistance welding processes like spot, seam, friction and flash butt weldings
·         New welding processes : adhesive joining, brazing , friction stir welding magnetic pulse welding and laser welding
·         Surfacing and wear combating technologies
·         Recent developments  in consumables
·         Welding systems and automation : robotics, CNC machines, jigs and fixtures
·         Emerging  cutting processes: water jet, plasma and laser cutting
·         Design and manufacturing of welded components
·         Welding metallurgy and weldability of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
·         Mathematical modeling and welding simulation
·         Evaluation and weld joint strength and life
·         Residual stresses and distoration in welded components
·         Repair welding and residual life estimation
·         Quality assurance, non-destructive evaluation and failure analysis
·         Education, training and welding skill development
·         Productivity, cost and economics
·         Safety, environment and ergonomics during welding and productivity 

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE :
 Practicing welding engineers, technocrats, managers, designers, inspection and qualitycontrol engineers, fabrication engineers, researches, academicians and students from nuclear, defence, space, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, fabrication, railways, surface transportation, ferrous and non-ferrous manufacturing industries, welding consumables and equipments manufacturing industries, welding consumables and equipments manufacturers. 

For More information contact: 

Mr. Y.P.Gambhir
Jamshedpur Branch
+91 9431113633

Life Lessons From Ultrasonic Testing - NDT

Life Lessons From Ultrasonic Testing - NDT

Monday, October 6, 2014

Welding and Surface Engineering Workshop at Hyderabad Telangana India

IIW Hyderabad, Telangana, India - One day Workshop on Advances in Welding and Surface Engineering [AWSE] on 17th October 2014

The Indian Institute of Welding, Hyderabad Branch, is organizing the A One Day Workshop on Advances in Welding and Surface Engineering [AWSE] on 17th October 2014 at Hotel Marigold by Green Park, Greenlands, Begumpet, Hyderabad.

AWSE is the first major event being organised by IIW Hyderabad Branch. Considering the technical relevance and overlapping technologies, the workshop is designed to cover the two important themes: Welding and Surface Engineering. The event is designed in such a way that there will be takeaways for everybody who is involved in welding and surface engineering such as: industry professionals, R&D scientists, academicians and students. The programme includes: Invited lectures by eminent experts; Expert panel discussion to address some technical and practical industrial applications; Contributory papers in the form of poster presentations; and Short industry presentations on equipment/products.

For more information contact: 
Dr.P.Venkata Ramana
Hon.Secretary
IIW-India, Hyderabad Branch
Ph: +91 98480 25631

Aerospace Testing Event 2015 Bremen Messe, Bremen, Germany

Aerospace Testing Event 2015 Bremen Messe, Bremen, Germany
 
The Aerospace Testing Zone is an area dedicated to the latest technology, services and equipment used in design, manufacturing and testing of systems and components for the aerospace, spacecraft and satellite industries.
Located alongside Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo Europe and Space Tech Expo Europe, the Testing Zone gives an opportunity to meet with the wider European Aerospace sector, including commercial aviation and military aerospace organizations such as DLR, ESA, OHB, Airbus, Fraunhofer, Bombardier, GE and many more.
A dedicated exhibit area and Free Sessions theatre will showcase companies providing testing capabilities, covering the latest testing technologies, strategies and specialist services, ensuring compliance with current and future critical standards of performance, safety, reliability, durability and quality – from airframes through to subsystems and components.
Visitors will be able to participate in a wide range of free-to-attend presentations taking place on the show floor, at the Testing Zone. Topics will cover themes concerned with the fulllifecycle of testing, evaluation and inspection applications for civil/military aerospace, airborne defence systems, launch vehicles, satellites and space platforms such as:
  • Research and development testing and evaluation
  • Flight testing and certification
  • Production/assembly testing, inspection and quality management
  • Operational test and evaluation
  • Maintenance engineering test and inspection
Attendees will include:
  • Test engineers / senior test engineers
  • Test / certification management
  • NDT engineers / management
  • Electrical engineers
  • Systems engineers / management
  • Aerodynamicists
  • Fluid dynamicists
  • Program management
For more information contact: Aerospace Testing Zone | Space Tech Expo Europe | Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo Europe www.aesexpo.eu / www.spacetechexpo.eu

Monday, September 29, 2014

Welding Codes and Standards


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Codes
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) covers all aspects of design and manufacture of boilers and pressure vessels. All sections contain welding specifications, however most relevant information is contained in the following:




ASME BPVC Section V
ASME BPVC Section IX
ASME B16.25


ASME BPVC Section II


American Welding Society (AWS) Standards
The American Welding Society (AWS) publishes over 240 AWS-developed codes, recommended practices and guides which are written in accordance with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) practices. The following is a partial list of the more common publications:
Standard Number
Title
AWS A02.4
AWS A03.0
Standard welding terms and definitions
AWS A05.1
Specification for carbon steel electrodes for shielded metal arc welding
AWS A05.18
Specification for carbon steel electrodes and rots for gas shielded arc welding
AWS B01.10
Guide for the nondestructive examination of welds
AWS B02.1
Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification
AWS D01.1
Structural welding (steel)
AWS D01.2
Structural welding (aluminum)
AWS D01.3
Structural welding (sheet steel)
AWS D01.4
Structural welding (reinforcing steel)
AWS D01.5
Bridge welding
AWS D01.6
Structural welding (stainless steel)
AWS D01.7
Structural welding (strengthening and repair)
AWS D01.8
Structural welding seismic supplement
AWS D01.9
Structural welding (titanium)
AWS D08.1
Automotive spot welding
AWS D08.6
Automotive spot welding electrodes supplement
AWS D08.7
Automotive spot welding recommendations supplement
AWS D08.8
Automotive arc welding (steel)
AWS D08.9
Automotive spot weld testing
AWS D08.14
Automotive arc welding (aluminum)
AWS D09.1
Sheet metal welding
AWS D10.10
Heating practices for pipe and tube
AWS D10.11
Root pass welding for pipe
AWS D10.12
Pipe welding (mild steel)
AWS D10.13
Tube brazing (copper)
AWS D10.18
Pipe welding (stainless steel)
AWS D11.2
Welding (cast iron)
AWS D14.1
Industrial mill crane welding
AWS D14.3
Earthmoving & agricultural equipment welding
AWS D14.4
Machinery joint welding
AWS D14.5
Press welding
AWS D14.6
Industrial mill roll surfacing
AWS D15.1
Railroad welding
AWS D15.2
Railroad welding practice supplement
AWS D16.1
Robotic arc welding safety
AWS D16.2
Robotic arc welding system installation
AWS D16.3
Robotic arc welding risk assessment
AWS D16.4
Robotic arc welder operator qualification
AWS D17.1
Aerospace fusion welding
AWS D17.2
Aerospace resistance welding
AWS D18.1
Hygienic tube welding (stainless steel)
AWS D18.2
Stainless steel tube discoloration guide
AWS D18.3
Hygienic equipment welding
The zero after the first letter is only placed there so the table can be sorted. i.e. D01.1 is actually D1.1).
American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards
The American Petroleum Institute  (API) oldest and most successful programs is in the development of API standards which started with its first standard in 1924. API maintains over 500 standards covering the oil and gas field. The following is a partial list specific to welding:
Standard Number
Description
API RP 577
Welding Inspection and Metallurgy
API 1104
Welding of pipelines and related facilities
Australian / New Zealand (AS/NZS) Standards
Standards Australia is the body responsible for the development, maintenance and publication of Australian Standards. The following is a partial list specific to welding:
Standard Number
Description
AS/NZS 1554.1
Structural steel welding - Welding of steel structures
AS/NZS 1554.2
Structural steel welding - Stud welding (steel studs to steel)
AS/NZS 1554.3
Structural steel welding - Welding of reinforcing steel
AS/NZS 1554.4
Structural steel welding - Welding of high strength quenched and tempered steels
AS/NZS 1554.5
Structural steel welding - Welding of steel structures subject to high levels of fatigue loading
AS/NZS 1554.6
Structural steel welding - Welding stainless steels for structural purposes
AS/NZS 1554.7
Structural steel welding - Welding of sheet steel structures
AS/NZS 3992
Pressure equipment - Welding and brazing qualification
Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standards
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is responsible for the development, maintenance and publication of CSA standards. The following is a partial list specific to welding:
Standard Number
Description
CAN/CSA-G401-07
Corrugated Steel Pipe Products
CAN/CSA-ISO 14341:11
Welding consumables - Wire electrodes and weld deposits for gas shielded metal arc welding of non alloy and fine grain steels -
CAN/CSA-W117.2-06 (R2011)
Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes
G40.20-04/G40.21-04 (R2009)
General Requirements for Rolled or Welded Structural Quality Steel/ Structural Quality Steel
W178.1-08
Certification of Welding Inspection Organizations
W178.2-08
Certification of Welding Inspectors
W47.1-09
Certification of companies for fusion welding of steel
W47.2-11
Certification of companies for fusion welding of aluminum
W48-06 (R2011)
Filler Metals and Allied Materials for Metal Arc Welding
W55.3-08
Certification of companies for resistance welding of steel and aluminum
W59-13
Welded Steel Construction (Metal Arc Welding)
W59.2-M1991 (R2008)
Welded Aluminum Construction
Z662-11
Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems
British Standards (BS)
British Standards are developed, maintained and published by BSI Standards which is UK's National Standards Body. The following is a partial list of standards specific to welding:
Standard Number
Description
BS 499-1
Welding terms and symbols. Glossary for welding, brazing and thermal cutting
BS 499-2C
Welding terms and symbols. European arc welding symbols in chart form
BS 2633
Specification for Class I arc welding of ferritic steel pipework for carrying fluids
BS 2971
Specification for class II arc welding of carbon steel pipework for carrying fluids
BS 4515-1
Specification for welding of steel pipelines on land and offshore - Part 1: Carbon and carbon manganese steel pipelines
BS 4515-2
Specification for welding of steel pipelines on land and offshore. Duplex stainless steel pipelines
PD 6705-2
Structural use of steel and aluminium. Recommendations for the execution of steel bridges to BS EN 1090-2
PD 6705-3
Structural use of steel and aluminium. Recommendations for the execution of aluminium structures to BS EN 1090-3
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standards
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed over 18500 standards and over 1100 new standards are published every year. The following is a partial list of the standards specific to welding:
Standard Number
Description
ISO 2553
Welded, brazed and soldered joints - symbolic representation on drawings (1992)
ISO 2560
Welding consumables. Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of non-alloy and fine grain steels. Classification
ISO 3580
Covered electrodes for manual arc welding of creep-resisting steels - Code of symbols for identification
ISO 3581
Covered electrodes for manual arc welding of stainless and other similar high alloy steels - Code of symbols for identification
ISO 3834
Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials, five parts.
ISO 4063
Welding and allied processes - Nomenclature of processes and reference numbers
ISO 5817
Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys (beam welding excluded). Quality levels for imperfections
ISO 6520-1
Welding and allied processes — Classification of geometric imperfections in metallic materials — Part 1: Fusion welding
ISO 6520-2
Welding and allied processes — Classification of geometric imperfections in metallic materials — Part 2: Welding with pressure
ISO 6947
Welds. Working positions. Definitions of angles of slope and rotation
ISO 9606
Qualification test of welders — Fusion welding, parts 1 to 5
ISO 9692-1
Welding and allied processes. Recommendations for joint preparation. Manual metal-arc welding, gas-shielded metal-arc welding, gas welding, TIG welding and beam welding of steels
ISO 9692-2
Welding and allied processes. Joint preparation. Submerged arc welding of steels
ISO 9692-3
Welding and allied processes. Joint preparation. Part 3: TIG and MIG welding of aluminium and its alloys
ISO 13847
Petroleum and natural gas industries - Pipeline transportation systems - Welding of pipelines
ISO 13916
Welding - Guidance on the measurement of preheating temperature, interpass temperature and preheat mainteanance temperature
ISO 13918
Welding - Studs and ceramic ferrules for arc stud welding
ISO 13919-1
Welding - Electron and laser-beam welded joints - Guidance on quality level for imperfections - Part 1: Steel
ISO 13919-2
Welding - Electron and laser-beam welded joints - Guidance on quality level for imperfections - Part 2: Aluminium and its weldable alloys
ISO 13920
Welding - General tolerances for welded constructions - Dimensions for lengths and angles - Shape and position
ISO 14112
Gas welding equipment - Small kits for gas brazing and welding
ISO 14175
Welding consumables — Gases and gas mixtures for fusion welding and allied processes. Replaced EN 439:1994 in Europe.
ISO 14341
Welding consumables. Wire electrodes and deposits for gas shielded metal arc welding of non alloy and fine grain steels. Classification
ISO 14554
Resistance welding
ISO 14744
Electron beam welding, six parts
ISO 15607
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials - General rules
ISO/TR 15608
Welding - Guidelines for a metallic material grouping system
ISO 15609
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials - Welding procedure specification, five parts.
ISO 15610
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials — Qualification based on tested welding consumables
ISO 15611
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials — Qualification based on previous welding experience
ISO 15612
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials — Qualification by adoption of a standard welding procedure
ISO 15613
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials — Qualification based on pre-production welding test
ISO 15614
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials - Welding procedure test, 13 parts.
ISO 15615
Gas welding equipment. Acetylene manifold systems for welding, cutting and allied processes. Safety requirements in high-pressure devices
ISO 15618-1
Qualification testing of welders for under-water welding. Diver-welders for hyperbaric wet welding
ISO 15618-2
Qualification testing of welders for under-water welding. Diver-welders and welding operators for hyperbaric dry welding
ISO 17635
Non-destructive testing of welds. General rules for metallic materials
ISO/TR 20172
Welding — Grouping systems for materials — European materials
ISO/TR 20173
Welding — Grouping systems for materials — American materials
ISO/TR 20174
Welding — Grouping systems for materials — Japanese materials
ISO 24394
Welding for aerospace applications. Qualification test for welders and welding operators. Fusion welding of metallic components
European Union (CEN) standards
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) had issued numerous standards covering welding processes, which unified and replaced former national standards. Of the former national standards, those issued by BSI and DIN were widely used outside their countries of origin. After the Vienna Agreement with ISO, CEN has replaced most of them with equivalent ISO standards (EN ISO series).
Standard Number
Description
EN 287-1
Qualification test of welders — Fusion welding — Part 1: Steels
EN 1090-1
Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - Part 1: Requirements for conformity assessment of structural components
EN 1090-2
Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - Part 2: Technical requirements for steel structures
EN 1090-3
Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - Part 3: Technical requirements for aluminium structures
EN 1011-1
Welding — Recommendations for welding of metallic materials — Part 1: General guidance for arc welding
EN 1011-2
Welding — Recommendations for welding of metallic materials — Part 2: Arc welding of ferritic steels
EN 1011-3
Welding — Recommendations for welding of metallic materials — Part 3: Arc welding of stainless steels
EN 1011-4
Welding — Recommendations for welding of metallic materials — Part 4: Arc welding of aluminium and aluminium alloys
EN 1011-5
Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials. Welding of clad steel
EN 1011-6
Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials. Laser beam welding
EN 1011-7
Welding — Recommendations for welding of metallic materials — Part 7: Electron beam welding
EN 1011-8
Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials. Welding of cast irons
EN 1418
Welding personnel. Approval testing of welding operators for fusion welding and resistance weld setters for fully mechanized and automatic welding of metallic materials
EN 1708-1
Welding. Basic welded joint details in steel. Pressurized components.
EN 1708-2
Welding. Basic weld joint details in steel. Non-internal pressurized components.
EN 1708-3
Welding. Basic weld joint details in steel. Clad, buttered and lined pressurized components.
EN 1993-1-8
Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-8: General – Design of joints
EN 13133
Brazing - Brazer approval
EN 22553
Welded, brazed and soldered joints – Symbolic representation on drawings. (CEN version of ISO 2553)
Additional requirements for welding exist in CEN codes and standards for specific products, like EN 12952, EN 12953, EN 13445, EN 13480, etc.
German Standards (DIN and others)
NA 092 is the Standards Committee for welding and allied processes (NAS) at DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V. The following is a partial list of DIN welding standards:
Code
Description
DIN 1910-100
Welding; terms dependent on materials for metal welding
SEW 088
Schweißgeeignete Feinkornbaustähle - Richtlinien für die Verarbeitung besonders für das Schmelzschweißen", Stahlinstitut VDEh
Merkblatt DVS 0916
Metall-Schutzgasschwißen von Feinkornbaustählen", Deutsche Verband für Schweißtechnik e.V.