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Alberta Pressure Welder Regulation [AR 169/2014 with amendment 103/2014]
Apprentice fitter’s eligibility for the Tack Welder Certificate of Competency.

B31.3 2012 Interpretation of Para. 341.3.4 Progressive Sampling of Examination
Formulate and present an interpretation to the ASME B31.3 Code Committee to clarity progressive sampling requirements.

 

ASME B31.3 2014 Interpretation of Paras. 331.1.3(a)(2), 331.3(c) Preheat and PWHT Governing Thickness
Formulate and present an interpretation to the ASME B31.3 Code Committee to clarity preheat and PWHT requirements.

 

ASME BPVC IX - Code Case / Revision [Tack Welder Qualification]
The request for Code Case/revision offers an alternative performance qualification test for those who only deposit tack welds. The change is that the tack welder would be tested in a manner that represents the work the tack welder is actually performing.

 

ABSA Leak Test Requirements for ASME B31.3 Components
Review of information bulletin No. IB13-005, Pressure Testing Components in a Piping System.

 

ABSA Pressure Piping Construction and Test Data Report
Review of AB83/AB83a completion.

 

ASME B31.1 2014 - Control Thickness for PWHT
Formulate and present an interpretation to the ASME B31.1 Code Committee to clarify PWHT requirements when the newly defined control thickness requires PWHT where the previously used nominal thickness would not require PWHT.

 

ASME B31.3 Procedure Qualification by Others
Shared use of welding procedures.

 

Piping Best Practices
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