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PQR – Qualified Thickness & Testing Requirements ASME IX

by | May 15, 2020 | Welding


  1. According to ASME BPVC.IX-2019, Table QW-451.1 – Groove-Weld Tension Tests and Transverse-Bend Tests
  2. t – (weld thickness) the Thickness of Weld Metalis the total weld metal thickness deposited by all welders and all processes in the test coupon exclusive of the weld reinforcement.
  3. T – Base metal (coupon) thickness.
  4. PQR – Proceudre qualification records
  5. Destructive Testing – Tension tests and transverse-bend tests required for qualifying welding procedures.