The Welding Codex
Welding Codex Episode 14 - Clause 6 Inspection - Part 1

Welding Codex Episode 14 - Clause 6 Inspection - Part 1

June 8, 2020

Episode 14 of the Welding Codex welding engineers and CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry Pace continue the deep dive into AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code - Steel. Clause 6 - Inspection is a very detailed chapter with a lot of material so it has to be broken up into a few episodes. This episode covers Clause 6 Part A General Requirements, Part B Contractor Responsibilities and we start in on Part C Acceptance Criteria. Clause 6 Inspection is a cornerstone of the AWS D1.1 code, and as such it has a lot of material to cover so it will take us a few episodes to cover the material.

Welding Codex Episode 13 - Conversation with Elaine Thomas - Metallurgist

Welding Codex Episode 13 - Conversation with Elaine Thomas - Metallurgist

June 7, 2020

Episode 13 of the Welding Codex is a conversation with Metallurgist Elaine Thomas - Elaine has 4+ decades of experience as a metallurgist. Elaine is a heavy hitter in the realm of casting metallurgy as well as heat treatment of heavy sections of castings and duplex stainless steels. Elaine and Garry A Pace bounce around on a number of different subjects in this episode. Thanks for listening.

Welding Codex Episode 12 - Clause 5 Fabrication - Part 3

Welding Codex Episode 12 - Clause 5 Fabrication - Part 3

May 28, 2020

Episode 12 of the Welding Codex welding engineers and CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry Pace continue the conversation about AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. Clause 5 Fabrication is a pretty good sized chapter so it has to be broken up into a few episodes.This episode is the third and final episode covering Clause 5 - This episode covers Control of Distortion and Shrinkage, Tolerance of Joint Dimensions, Dimensional Tolerance of Welded Structural Members, Weld Profiles, Repairs, Weld Cleaning and Arc strikes as well as the tables at the end of the clause.

Welding Codex Episode 11 - Clause 5 Fabrication - Part 2

Welding Codex Episode 11 - Clause 5 Fabrication - Part 2

May 22, 2020

Episode 11 of the Welding Codex welding engineers and CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry Pace continue the conversation about AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. Clause 5 Fabrication is a pretty good sized chapter so it has to be broken up into a few episodes. This episode covers Clause 5 Fabrication Stress-Relief Heat Treatment, Backing, Minimum Fillet Weld Sizes, Preparation of Base Metal, Tack Welds and Construction Aid Welds and. Anyhow thanks for joining us.

Welding Codex Episode 10 - Clause 5 Fabrication

Welding Codex Episode 10 - Clause 5 Fabrication

May 17, 2020

In Episode 10 of the welding codex welding engineers and CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry Pace continue the conversation about AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. This episode covers Clause 5 Fabrication - As this clause is pretty long we will be covering Base Metal, Welding Consumables, Electrode Requirements, preheat and Interpass Temperatures, as well as Heat Input Control for Quenched and Tempered Steels. Thanks for joining us.

Welding Codex Episode 9 - Qualification - CVN Testing

Welding Codex Episode 9 - Qualification - CVN Testing

May 1, 2020

In Episode 9 of the Welding Codex Welding Engineers/CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry A Pace continue their rehashing conversation into the center of AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. This episode is the fourth part of the conversation covering Clause 4 Qualification.

As previously stated the conversation on Clause 4 Qualification (2015) was too long for one episode so we had to break it up into bite sized pieces. This episode covers Clause 4 Part D - CVN Testing - which will cover impact testing requirements and CVN testing. Thanks for joining us.

Welding Codex Episode 8 - Qualification - Performance Qualification

Welding Codex Episode 8 - Qualification - Performance Qualification

April 18, 2020

In Episode 8 of the Welding Codex Welding Engineers/CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry A Pace continue their long arduous journey into depths of AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. This episode is the third part of the conversation covering Clause 4 Qualification.

As previously stated the conversation on Clause 4 Qualification (2015) was too long for one episode so we had to break it up into bite sized pieces. This episode covers Clause 4 Part C Performance Qualification - which means we are going to talk about qualification of welders, which is a completely different subject than qualification of welding procedures. Thanks for joining us.

Welding Codex Episode 7 - Qualification - Part B Welding Procedure Specifications

Welding Codex Episode 7 - Qualification - Part B Welding Procedure Specifications

April 9, 2020

In Episode 7 of the Welding Codex Welding Engineers/CWIs Peter Kinney and Garry A Pace continue their long arduous journey into depths of AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code–Steel. In this episode Pete and Garry cover Part B Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) Qualification - Including material that covers essential variables, writing WPS-PQRs and the tables at the end of Clause 4 as well as how to use them.

Note Pete and Garry bounce back and forth between code editions 2015 and 2020 during the course of this episode.

Welding Codex Episode 6 - Qualification - Part A General Requirements

Welding Codex Episode 6 - Qualification - Part A General Requirements

April 9, 2020

In Episode 6 of the Welding Codex - Our two heroes continue their trek toward the volcano so they can rid the world of the evil magic ring - Sorry wrong epic story - In this episode welding engineers Peter Kinney PE/CWI and Garry A Pace PE/CWI continue on their long painful slog through AWS D1.1. In this episode Pete and Garry start talking about the clause covering qualification which includes welding procedures and personnel qualifications. Pete and Garry bounce back and forth between code editions 2015 and 2020 during the course of this episode.

2015 Clause 4 -Qualification - Part A General Requirements

Welding Codex Episode 5 - Conversation with Jeffrey Jones CWI

Welding Codex Episode 5 - Conversation with Jeffrey Jones CWI

April 4, 2020

In Episode 5 of the Welding Codex Garry Pace PE/CWI has a conversation with Jeffrey Jones CWI - welding subject matter expert and welding instructor. Garry and Jeffrey have a wide ranging conversation that covers philosophy welder training, the importance of stick welding and the always discussed CWI exam and some study strategies for passing the  exam.

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