AWS Technical Committees
B1 Methods of Inspection


CHAIR: Bill Komlos, Arc Tech, LLC
SECRETARY: Efram Abrams
SCOPE: Responsible for creating and revising standards to develop and promote methods and recommended practices for the inspection and nondestructive examination of welded joints. This committee's standards emphasize how to inspect welds rather than state acceptance criteria.
PUBLISHED STANDARDS
  • B1.10M /B1.10:2009, Guide for the Nondestructive Examination of Welds
  • B1.11:2000, Guide for the Visual Examination of Welds
PUBLISHED BOOKS
  • WI: 2000, Welding Inspection Handbook
NEW STANDARDS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL
  • None
LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES
  • B1A - Subcommittee on Nondestructive Examination of Welds
  • B1B - Subcommittee on Visual Examination of Welds
  • B1C - Standing Task Group on the Welding Inspection Handbook
INVITATION TO JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE:

The American Welding Society is recruiting volunteers to serve on the B1 Committee on Methods of Inspection.

Learn more about this committee's work by contacting committee secretary Efram Abrams.


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