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Du Xuan Binh
Du Xuan Binh
00:59 Dec-28-2007
WPS

Dear All,

Please help me ? Code/ Standard: ASME IX/ ASME B31.3

If I qualify a WPS for A333 Gr6 at charpy -46 0c that can also qualify API X 60 ?

Many thanks for your support.



    
 
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Nigel Armstrong
Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom, Joined Oct 2000, 1096

Nigel Armstrong

Engineering, - Specialist services
United Kingdom,
Joined Oct 2000
1096
02:15 Dec-28-2007
Re: WPS
Dear Du Xuan Binh

Is your English good enough to read the Codes (it certainly seems quite good from your post) or is there a Vietnamese translation of the Codes? From your profile you work for BP they must have a good technical library.

Access the quoted code and read it - in the long run it will serve you better than being given answers from sources you have no knowledge of. This is an NDT forum, members cannot be expected to have sound knowledge of Code welding rules. AWS has a website with a technical forum or you can try Eng Tips.

---------- Start Original Message -----------
: Dear All,
: Please help me ? Code/ Standard: ASME IX/ ASME B31.3
: If I qualify a WPS for A333 Gr6 at charpy -46 0c that can also qualify API X 60 ?
: Many thanks for your support.
------------ End Original Message ------------




    
 
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G.Madhesan
Consultant, Welding ýnspector/QAQC inspector
CHENNAI UNIVERSITY, Turkey, Joined Nov 2004, 10

G.Madhesan

Consultant, Welding ýnspector/QAQC inspector
CHENNAI UNIVERSITY,
Turkey,
Joined Nov 2004
10
04:54 Dec-29-2007
Re: WPS
A333 Gr.6 material is different from API 5L X60 material.At any temperature it will not be qualified to each other.


----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Dear Du Xuan Binh
: Is your English good enough to read the Codes (it certainly seems quite good from your post) or is there a Vietnamese translation of the Codes? From your profile you work for BP they must have a good technical library.
: Access the quoted code and read it - in the long run it will serve you better than being given answers from sources you have no knowledge of. This is an NDT forum, members cannot be expected to have sound knowledge of Code welding rules. AWS has a website with a technical forum or you can try Eng Tips.
: ---------- Start Original Message -----------
: : Dear All,
: : Please help me ? Code/ Standard: ASME IX/ ASME B31.3
: : If I qualify a WPS for A333 Gr6 at charpy -46 0c that can also qualify API X 60 ?
: : Many thanks for your support.
------------ End Original Message------------




    
 
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Welding Guy
Welding Guy
04:01 Dec-30-2007
Re: WPS
----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Dear All,
: Please help me ? Code/ Standard: ASME IX/ ASME B31.3
: If I qualify a WPS for A333 Gr6 at charpy -46 0c that can also qualify API X 60 ?
: Many thanks for your support.
------------ End Original Message ------------

I believe this has already been posted on the AWS forum and answered.
I believe this was the answer you got:

A333, Gr 6 is P1, Gr. 1, and API 5L X60 is P1, Gr. 2.

Since you mention CVN's the answer is "no" A333, Gr. 6 does not qualify API 5L, X60, see QW-403.5; supplementary essential variable.


    
 
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victorsteel
victorsteel
19:37 Aug-25-2014
Re: WPS
In Reply to Welding Guy at 04:01 Dec-30-2007 .

u will get all Standard and grades of api 5lx60 on http://www.api5lx60.com/

    
 
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