Interpretations D1.1

Interpretations D1.1

Code Year
Clause/Provision
Subject
1984Table 5.10.5 and Figure 5.21A6GR Test
1990Tables 4.1 and 4.2A5.29 FCAW Electrodes
1990Subsection 8.10Alignment of Members
1986Figure 2.9.1Backgouged Double-Welded Joints
1990Subsection 1.2Base Material Approval
1990Table 4.1 and Subsection 5.5.1.3Base Metal Qualifications
1984Figure 5.27.1Bend Jigs
1990Table 5.6Bend Specimen Requirements for Pipe Welder Qualification
1990Subsection 5.3.2GMAW-S Welder Qualification
1984Subsection 3.5.1.3Camber Tolerances
1996Subsection 2.27.2Ceramic Backing
2006Clause 4Ceramic Backing and Welder Qualification
1990Subsection 4.15Change from "Bridges" to "Dynamically Loaded Structures"
2006Clause 4.10.3 and Table 4.2Clause 4.10.3 and Table 4.2 Note d
2006Subclause 5.30.2Cleaning of Completed Welds
1990Subsection 1.2.3Code Thickness Limitation
1979Subsection 1.2.2Code Thickness Limitations
1979Subsection 1.2.2Code Thickness Limitations for Performance and WPS Qualification
1984Subsection 5.1.3Combination of Qualified and Prequalified WPSs
1992N/ACompany Name Change
1996Subsection 5.15Condition of Adjacent Weld Areas
1985Subsections 3.2.4, 3.12.1Corner Radii
2002Table 4.5, Table 4.6Crushed Slag
2006Tables 4.5 and 4.6CVN and Tables 4.5 & 4.6
1990Subsection 6.8Definition of “Partial” and “Spot”
1990Subsection 5.12.3Depth of Fusion
1990N/ADesigner’s Responsibility
1984N/AEarlier Code Editions
2000Subsection 6.17.13 and 6.17.5Edge Blocks
1992Subsections 5.4.4, 5.15Effect on WPS Qualification Because of Changes in Filler Metal Classification
2006Table 4.6, Variable No. 5Electrodes and Procedure Qualification
1990Subsection 5.4.2Engineer Acceptance of Welder Qualification
1976Subsection 5.5Essential Variables
1994Table 4.5Essential Variables
1981Subsection 5.29Evidence of Qualification
1990Subsection 3.3.1Excessive Root Opening
1988Figures 9.4B, 9.4CFatigue Figures
1983Subsections 5.10.3, 5.17.1.2Fillet Welder Qualification
2002Section 6Fillet Weld Inspection
2006Clause 4.11Fillet Weld Mechanical Properties
2002Table 4.4 and Table 4.5Fillet Weld Procedure Qualification
1988Tables 5.10.1(2) and 5.6Fillet Weld Qualification by Pipe WPS
1990Subsection 5.12.3Fillet Weld WPS Qualification
1998Table 4.5Flux Electrode Classification Essential Variable
1990Subsection 5.5.2.3(5)Gas Mixture
1990N/AGroove Depth
1990Subsection 8.2.3.3Auxiliary Attachments
1990Subsection 6.21.2.3IIW Blocks
2002Subsection 6.1.4.1(3)Inspector Qualifications, Technician
1979Subsections 6.5.4, 6.5.5Inspector Responsibilities
2008Clause 3.6 and Table 4.5Limitations of Prequalified WPS Variables
1990Appendix X1Low Hydrogen Welding Process for Base Metal Repair
1981Subsection 3.2.1Mill Scale on Flange Surfaces
1981Appendix EMinimum Requirements
1990Subsection 6.7.8Nationally Approved NDT Qualification Schemes
1983Subsection 6.7.7NDT Level III Qualifications
1983Subsection 6.7.7NDT Operator Responsibilities
1994Table 4.1New Electrode Classification
1984Subsection 3.2.2Notches and Gouges on Oxygen Cut Surfaces
2002Section 1.3.1OEM’s Engineer
2008Subclauses 2.17 and 5.10Other than Steel Backing and Prequalified Joints
1981Subsections 5.26, 5.37Performance Qualification RT/Bend Requirements
1981Subsections 5.25, 5.36Performance Qualification WPS
2004Tables 4.9 and 4.10Pipe Diameters Qualified for Fillet Welds
1990Subsection 5.23.1.1 and Tables 5.4 and 5.1Pipe Welding Qualification
2008Clause 6Power Source Calibration
1990Figure 2.5 and Table 2.1Prequalified Flare Bevel Groove Weld Radius
1994Figure 2.4Prequalified Joints
1984Subsection 2.10.1.1Prequalified Partial Joint Penetration Groove Welds
1979Subsection 2.7.4, Figure 2.7.1Prequalified Skewed T-Joints
1994Subsection 2.3.2.4Prequalified Welds
2002Clause 4Procedure Qualification – Material and Position
1981Subsection 5.1.1 and Appendix EPrequalified WPS Requirements
2006Subclause 4.8.5PQR Retest
2002Section 4, Subsection 3.12.1, and Subsection 5.9Qualification of CJP Welds with Ceramic Backing
1990Subsection 5.2Qualification of Mixtures of Shielding Gases
1990Subsection 5.5Qualification of Multiple Welding Processes
1990Subsection 5.17Qualification of Welder to Fillet Weld Studs
1992Table 5.4Qualification of Welders for Structural Shapes and Tubular Joints over 24 in. in Diameter
1984Figure 5.10.1.3 and Subsections 5.18, 5.19Qualification Requirements
2004Sections 1.4.1, 4.1.1.1, and 4.1.2.1Qualification Responsibility
1981Subsection 6.4.1Qualification Supervision
1992Commentary C5.4.2, C5.4.3Qualification to Other Codes
1986Commentary C5.4.2, C5.4.3Qualification to Other Codes
2006Tables 4.2 and 4.11Qualifying Two Test Processes on One Plate
2006Subclause 4.30.3.1 and 4.19.1.1Qualifying Two Welders on One Joint for Pipe
2008Subclauses 6.12.2 and 4.30.3.2, Figures 4.21 and 6.2Radiography of Welder Performance Qualification Test Plates
1992Subsection 4.8.5Recrushed Slag
1982Subsection 3.2.4Reentrant Corners
1990Subsection 2.3.4 and Appendix 1Reinforcing Fillet Welds
1983Figure 2.10.2Root Openings
1990Subsections 3.12.1, 3.12.2Runoff Tab Welds
2006Clauses 3 & 4 and Annex NSample Forms and Required Information
1984Subsection 3.6.2Shelf Bars for Horizontal Column Splice Welds
1985Table 2.7 and Subsection 5.2Single Pass Fillet Weld Sizes
2006Table 4.5 Variable Nos. 31 & 32 and Subclause 4.9Single-V-Groove Butt Joints and Groove Type Qualification
1990Subsection 7.3.1Stud Material Selection
1998Subsection 4.8.3.2Substituting Bend Specimens
1990N/ASurface Porosity
2002N/AT-Joint vs Butt Joint
2006Tables 4.2 and 4.4Table 4.2 Note d and Fillet Size
2006Table 4.2 and Table 4.14Tables 4.2 and 4.14
1998Subsection 4.8.2Test Plate Repair
1985Figure 5.22ATest Plate Root Opening Tolerances
1990Section 5, Part CThird Party Welder Qualification
2006Clauses 7.6.5 and 7.7.1.4Threaded Stud and Torque Testing
1984Section 5, Part CTools for Welder Qualification Test
1990Subsection 8.10Transition Joints
2002Table 6.2, Note 3Ultrasonic (UT) Acceptance Criteria
1990Tables 8.2 and 9.3Ultrasonic Acceptance Tables
1992Subsections 6.13.1, 6.13.4, 6.15.6, 6.15.7.2, 6.21.2.4, 8.15.4Ultrasonic Inspection
1981Section 6, Part CUltrasonic Inspection
1990N/AUnequal Leg Fillet Welds
2008Table 6.1 Categories (3) and (6)Undersized Crater
1990Subsection 6.15.6 and Table 6.3UT Transducers
1994Subsection 6.7.8.1 and Commentary C6.7.8Valid Level III Certification
2000Table 4.5Variable parameters on welding procedures
1990Subsection 4.4Vibratory Stress Relief
1994Figure 4.21 and Subsection 4.8.1Visual Inspection of Test Plate
2004Subclause 7.5.5Visual Inspection of Studs
2015Subclauses 5.10, 3.2.1, and 3.2.4Waveform Power Supplies
2010Subclauses 5.11, 3.2.1, and 3.2.4Waveform Power Supplies
1980Subsections 3.5, 9.23Web Flatness Tolerances
1996Table 4.8Welder Qualification
1986Subsection 5.28.6Welder Qualification (Allowable Undercut)
1990Subsection 5.19Welder Qualification (Backgouged Joints)
2002Table 4.9 and Table 4.10Welder Qualification – Pipe Diameters Qualified
2008Clause 4.21Welder Qualification Acceptance under Other Codes
2006Subclause 3.7.1 and Table 4.12Welder Qualification and Position Qualified
1990Subsection 5.23.2.4Welder Qualification for Partial Penetration T-, Y-, and K-Connection
1992Table 5.6Welder Qualification Limitations
1986Subsection 5.30Welder Qualification Retests
1992Section 5Welder Qualification to Other Standards
1994Subsection 5.16.1Welder Requalification
2006Subclause 4.1.3.1Welder Six Month Requirement
1983Section 5, Part DWelder/Welding Operator Qualification
1982Subsections 5.16.1, 5.24, 10.2Welding of Nuts
1981Subsection 5.3Welding Personnel Qualification Responsibility
1990Subsection 10.12.3.3 and Table 10.5Welding Procedure Qualification for T-, Y-, and K-Connections
1990Subsection 5.10.5 and Table 5.4Welding Procedure Qualification Using Plate for Pipe Application
1981Subsections 5.13, 5.31Witness of Tests
1990Tables 5.10.5 and 5.4WPS Qualification Tables
1982Tables 5.10.5 and 5.4WPS Qualification Tables
2006Tables 4.8 and 4.9WPS Qualification using ASTM A 514

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