This weeks Technical Q&A comes from our Inspection Team!
Q. I need a welding procedure done and it's the job is going to be over seen by Det Norske Veritas (D.N.V.). Can Code A Weld come and run a WPQR that is D.N.V. approved?
This week's Technical Q&A of the Week!
Multi Purpose Welding Gauges can measure what when Visually Inspecting a Butt Weld?
A. Leg Lengths
B. Weld Reinforcement
C. Toe Angle
D. Throat Thickness
This week our question comes from the Lab.
Q. Which defect would be most visible during Visual Inspection on a Fillet Weld?
A. Lack of Root Fusion
B. Unequal Leg Lengths
C. Excess Penetration
D. Lack of Inter-Run Fusion
An article by the Sunday Times last week has suggested that plans to build a Chinese atomic reactor in Britain are reaching the final stages. Hinkley Point near Bridgwater in Somerset already has two plants and plans for a new development are to receive backing from a combination of French nuclear leaders EDF Energy, China General Nuclear Power Corporation and China National Nuclear Corporation. Negotiations are due to continue with expectations for the plans to be given the go ahead in the near future.
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