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B1 Committee on Methods of Inspection

B1 Committee on Methods of Inspection

CHAIR: Richard "Woody" Cook, SME Steel Contractors
SECRETARY: Kevin Bulger
COORDINATOR: Yojaidy Acosta
SCOPE: Responsible for creating and revising standards and other documents to develop and promote methods and recommended practices for the inspection and nondestructive examination of weldments.

PUBLISHED DOCUMENTS

NEW DOCUMENTS UNDERGOING DRAFTING AND APPROVAL

  • APG-JTS, Pocket Guide for Visual Examination of Weld Joints for Structural Steel Applications
  • APG-VTD1_1, Pocket Guide for Visual Examination - AWS D1.1/D1.1M Structural Welding Code – Steel

LIST OF SUBCOMMITTEES

  • AWS B1A Subcommittee on Nondestructive Examination of Welds
  • AWS B1B Subcommittee on Visual Examination of Welds
  • AWS B1C Standing Task Group on the Welding Inspection Handbook

JOIN THE COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE

The B1 Committee seeks volunteers to participate in its standards development process. The committee is recruiting all types of members as well as members with specific interests (Consultants and Educators) in regard to the committee’s scope. Contact Kevin Bulger to learn more about this committee’s work and/or complete the Technical Committee Application.

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