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Kaushal Jha
Engineering,
BHEL, India, Joined Feb 2014, 18

Kaushal Jha

Engineering,
BHEL,
India,
Joined Feb 2014
18
20:05 May-26-2014
RT on Fillet weld

sir,
Is RT applicable for fillet weld???
fillet size approx 8-10 mm.

 
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Gokul
NDT Inspector,
Hong Kong, China, Joined Jul 2012, 28

Gokul

NDT Inspector,
Hong Kong, China,
Joined Jul 2012
28
20:13 May-26-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Kaushal Jha at 20:05 May-26-2014 (Opening).

Dear kaushal,

yes possible. as long as u got access for the appropriate technique

 
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mehrshad
Consultant, welding engineer
Turkey, Joined Oct 2013, 4

mehrshad

Consultant, welding engineer
Turkey,
Joined Oct 2013
4
22:04 May-26-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Kaushal Jha at 20:05 May-26-2014 (Opening).

dear kaushal.
ok thats possible,i agree with Mr.gokul.
kind regards.

 
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Kaushal Jha
Engineering,
BHEL, India, Joined Feb 2014, 18

Kaushal Jha

Engineering,
BHEL,
India,
Joined Feb 2014
18
05:15 May-27-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to mehrshad at 22:04 May-26-2014 .

sir,
Ok it is possible but what kind of defect we will get either volumetric defect or planar defect and how true indication we will noticed. Indication may be either relevant or non relavant for RT on fillet weld.

 
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Gokul
NDT Inspector,
Hong Kong, China, Joined Jul 2012, 28

Gokul

NDT Inspector,
Hong Kong, China,
Joined Jul 2012
28
08:16 May-27-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Kaushal Jha at 05:15 May-27-2014 .

Kaushal,

In RT you will get a imposed image of the weld. relavant and non relavant film interpetator should analyze, hope ur RI will look the job nor drawing prior interpetation.

can get all types of defects.

 
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Diego Martínez del Valle
Consultant,
Freelance, Spain, Joined May 2013, 188

Diego Martínez del Valle

Consultant,
Freelance,
Spain,
Joined May 2013
188
12:03 May-27-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Kaushal Jha at 20:05 May-26-2014 (Opening).

It is possible but it is unusual

 
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Frank Lund
R & D,
United Kingdom, Joined Apr 2005, 219

Frank Lund

R & D,
United Kingdom,
Joined Apr 2005
219
13:35 May-27-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Kaushal Jha at 05:15 May-27-2014 .

Kaushal,

Will somebody trained in RT be doing the inspection and interpreting the results?

Cheers,
Frank

 
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Michel Couture
NDT Inspector,
consultant, Canada, Joined Sep 2006, 856

Michel Couture

NDT Inspector,
consultant,
Canada,
Joined Sep 2006
856
03:44 May-30-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Frank Lund at 13:35 May-27-2014 .

Why do you want to do RT On fillet weld? Since it is a fillet weld, you will have a lack of penetration indication on all your film which will be next to impossible to assess.

Since it is a fillet weld, it means this weld is not crucial otherwise it would be a FPW. All the situations I have encountered require a MT inspection or PT for non ferromagnetic. So again, why use a technique that is more expensive and dangerous?

 
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Gerald Reams
Engineering,
Industry, USA, Joined Aug 2012, 181

Gerald Reams

Engineering,
Industry,
USA,
Joined Aug 2012
181
19:47 May-30-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Michel Couture at 03:44 May-30-2014 .

Some fillet welds are very critical to the weldment. Also, many grrove welds also have associated fillet welds. This is one reason to have multiple welds shown on a weld symbol.

Typically "stand alone" fillet welds such as those that connect stiffners to webs are not typically radiographed. Structural welds of this type are normally examined with MT or PT depending on the material. However; this type of fillet weld can be radiobraphed for certain discontinuities i.e., porosity, inclusions, LOF, etc.

Regards,
Gerald

 
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BABAR SALEEM
Engineering, Project Management & Operation
Fiberglass Industry, Bahrain, Joined Dec 2012, 2

BABAR SALEEM

Engineering, Project Management & Operation
Fiberglass Industry,
Bahrain,
Joined Dec 2012
2
09:07 Jun-02-2014
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Gerald Reams at 19:47 May-30-2014 .

The RT is applicable weather SWSI or SWDI but the requirement of RT needs full penetration joint to see the defects of weldment which is deposited on the groove or v plate jonts.

If you required NDT then better advise to go UT, this UT report would be authontic for fillet jonts.

Regards
Babar

 
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vikram kumar
vikram kumar
08:05 Jul-16-2015
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to BABAR SALEEM at 09:07 Jun-02-2014 .

If RT possible for fillet weld than how we are going to place the film to capture the image of the weld ?Please suggest me.

 
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BABAR SALEEM
Engineering, Project Management & Operation
Fiberglass Industry, Bahrain, Joined Dec 2012, 2

BABAR SALEEM

Engineering, Project Management & Operation
Fiberglass Industry,
Bahrain,
Joined Dec 2012
2
09:13 Jul-16-2015
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to vikram kumar at 08:05 Jul-16-2015 .

Dear All

We never seen and don't have knowledge about RT on fillet joint, we explained in my previous mail why not possible to take RT on FILLET joint.

If somebody know possibility then let us explain for further getting knowledge on this crucial topic.

Best regards.

 
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Steven Doc
Other, Quality Manager
Siemens Energy, Egypt, Joined Feb 2011, 187

Steven Doc

Other, Quality Manager
Siemens Energy,
Egypt,
Joined Feb 2011
187
16:17 Jul-16-2015
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to BABAR SALEEM at 09:13 Jul-16-2015 .

Babar,
It most definitely is a possibility. I remember many years ago doing RT of Fillet Welds during my TWI RT Training. However it is not a method widely used.

 
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Gerald R. Reams
Gerald R. Reams
16:35 Jul-16-2015
Re: RT on Fillet weld
In Reply to Steven Doc at 16:17 Jul-16-2015 .

Although Radiography and Ultrasonic Testing can be used on fillet welds with some success. They are typically limited to groove weld examinations.

Visual, Magnetic Particle, and Liquid Penetrant methods are used typically to examine fillet welds.

 
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