ASME IX - QW-322.2 Renewal of qualification

Welder qualification and welding operator qualification will be expired after 06 months from date of qualification, QW-322.1 (a) or revocation by any reason will be re-qualified.

To continue qualification, the organization may extend their performance by

  • QW-322.2 (a) Renewal qualification on single test coupon of either pipe /plate and then tested as required QW-302 and Mechanical tests (QW-302.1), or
  • Make on welding production and then volumetric NDE (QW-304 and QW-304.1).

Some organization may prefer to RT/UT report of groove production weld to update in the welding performance record.

See form format and welder performance record at Welder Performance Record Form.