Metal welds join our built world together. Whether on structures, tanks, pipelines, piping, pressure vessels, ships, or machinery, most welds perform adequately most of the time. But problems do arise. A defect is reported by an inspector. There's a technical disagreement about a weld’s fitness for service. Or an in-service failure occurs. These problems affect budget, schedule, and -- most importantly -- safety.
In this webinar, WJE engineer Steven Altstadt provides a high-level description of best practices spanning the entire life cycle of a weld, from responding to existing problems to proactively mitigating potential problems. Using case studies, this webinar helps project managers, asset integrity managers, and non-technical decision makers navigate common problems and solution options.
By the end of the presentation, you will be able to:
- Identify common types of weld flaws and defect types,
- Compare mitigation options during design and fabrication,
- Describe fitness for service assessments, and
- Explore techniques for forensic investigation
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