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AS 4037-1999 pressure equipment - examination and testing

Standard Number:  AS 4037-1999
Title:  pressure equipment - examination and testing
Language:  English
Publication Date:  1999/9/5
Execute Date:  1999/9/5
Status:  Current
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:84P.;A4  

Description:specifies requirements for non-destructive examination (nde) methods for the examination of boilers, pressure vessels, piping and their components. provides specific details for nde of welded joints, acceptance criteria for weld joint defects, nde of production and welder qualification test welds, nde for construction in specific materials, nde of specific purpose construction, forgings and castings, and reports and records. also specifies requirements for testing and qualification of non-destructive examination personnel.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 4037:1999 PRESSURE EQUIPMENT - EXAMINATION AND TESTING
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1 - SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 APPLICATION
1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.4 DEFINITIONS
1.4.1 Examination
1.4.2 Image quality indicator (IQI)
1.4.3 Inspector
1.4.4 Manufacturer
1.4.5 Parties concerned
1.4.6 Pressure equipment
1.4.7 Postweld heat treatment (stress relief)
1.4.8 Shall
1.4.9 Should
1.4.10 Spot examination
1.4.11 Testing
1.4.12 Testing body
SECTION 2 - MATERIAL GROUPING
SECTION 3 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION METHODS - WELDED JOINTS
3.1 GENERAL
3.2 VISUAL EXAMINATION
3.2.1 Materials
3.2.2 Welds
3.2.3 Facilities
3.3 RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF WELDED JOINTS
3.3.1 Application
3.3.2 Preparation of welds
3.3.3 Methods of radiographic examination
3.3.4 Assessment of radiographic sensitivity
3.4 ULTRASONIC EXAMINATION OF WELDED JOINTS
3.4.1 Application
3.4.2 Surface preparation
3.4.3 Method of examination
3.5 MAGNETIC PARTICLE EXAMINATION OF WELDED JOINTS
3.5.1 Application
3.5.2 Method of examination
3.6 PENETRANT EXAMINATION OF WELDED JOINTS
3.6.1 Application
3.6.2 Method of examination
3.7 OTHER METHODS
SECTION 4 - QUALIFICATION OF NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION PERSONNEL
4.1 RADIOGRAPHIC AND ULTRASONIC EXAMINATION
4.2 VISUAL, MAGNETIC PARTICLE, DYE PENETRANT, EDDY CURRENT AND ACOUSTIC EMISSION EXAMINAT...
4.3 EXAMINATION OF IMPORTED COMPONENTS
SECTION 5 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
SECTION 6 - STAGE OF NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION
SECTION 7 - EXTENT OF NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF WELDED JOINTS
7.1 GENERAL
7.2 TYPES OF WELDED JOINTS
7.3 100 PERCENT EXAMINATION
7.4 SPOT EXAMINATION
SECTION 8 - ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA FOR WELD IMPERFECTIONS REVEALED BY NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMIN...
8.1 GENERAL
8.2 POROSITY CHARTS
8.3 SURFACE IMPERFECTIONS
SECTION 9 - RE-EXAMINATION AND REPAIR OF WELDED JOINTS WITH IMPERFECTIONS OUTSIDE OF LEVE...
9.1 GENERAL
9.2 WELDS SUBJECT TO 100 PERCENT EXAMINATION
9.3 WELDS SUBJECT TO SPOT EXAMINATION
SECTION 10 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF PRODUCTION AND WELDER QUALIFICATION TEST WELDS
SECTION 11 - ADDITIONAL NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION FOR CONSTRUCTION IN SPECIFIC MATERIALS
11.1 CLAD AND LINED CONSTRUCTION
11.2 HIGH ALLOY STEEL CONSTRUCTION
11.3 NICKEL ALLOYS
11.4 UNALLOYED TITANIUM OR ZIRCONIUM
11.5 QUENCHED AND TEMPERED STEELS
11.6 DISSIMILAR METAL JOINTS
11.7 ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
SECTION 12 - ADDITIONAL NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION FOR TEMPORARY ATTACHMENTS AND ARC STR...
12.1 GENERAL
12.2 REPAIR OF IMPERFECTIONS
SECTION 13 - ADDITIONAL NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION FOR COMPONENTS DESIGNED FOR SPECIFIC ...
13.1 COMPONENTS CONTAINING LETHAL SUBSTANCES
13.2 COMPONENTS SUBJECT TO EXTERNAL PRESSURE
13.3 PNEUMATICALLY TESTED CONSTRUCTIONS
13.4 EXPANSION BELLOWS
SECTION 14 - REPORTS AND RECORDS OF WELDED CONSTRUCTIONS
14.1 APPLICATION
14.2 INFORMATION TO BE REPORTED
14.3 SPECIFIC INFORMATION
14.4 IDENTIFICATION OF WELDS
14.5 RETENTION OF RECORDS
SECTION 15 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF CASTINGS
15.1 METHOD OF EXAMINATION
15.2 EXTENT OF EXAMINATION
15.3 ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
15.4 REPAIRS
15.5 MARKING
15.6 REPORTING OF EXAMINATION
15.7 RETENTION OF RECORDS
SECTION 16 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF FORGINGS
16.1 GENERAL
16.2 METHOD AND EXTENT OF EXAMINATION
16.3 REFERENCE STANDARDS
16.4 CALIBRATION
16.5 SCANNING REQUIREMENTS
16.6 ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
16.7 INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
16.8 REPORTING EXAMINATION AND RECORDS
16.9 RETENTION OF RECORDS
SECTION 17 - HYDROSTATIC TESTING
17.1 GENERAL
17.2 TEST PRESSURE
17.3 HYDROSTATIC TEST PROCEDURE
17.3.1 Safety precautions
17.3.2 Application of test
17.3.3 Measuring test pressure
17.3.4 Fittings during testing
17.4 TEST REQUIREMENT
17.5 REPORTING OF RESULTS
SECTION 18 - PNEUMATIC TESTS
18.1 APPLICATION
18.2 GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
18.3 EXAMINATION OF WELDS
18.4 TEST TEMPERATURE
18.5 TEST PRESSURE
18.6 TEST PROCEDURE
18.6.1 Test fluid
18.6.2 Application of pressure
18.7 TEST REQUIREMENTS
18.8 REPORTING OF RESULTS
18.9 COMBINED HYDROSTATIC/PNEUMATIC TEST
SECTION 19 - LEAK TESTS
19.1 PRELIMINARY LEAK TEST
19.2 SENSITIVE LEAK TEST
SECTION 20 - ALTERNATIVE TESTS TO HYDROSTATIC AND PNEUMATIC TESTING
20.1 GENERAL
20.2 APPLICATION
SECTION 21 - PROOF HYDROSTATIC TESTS
SECTION 22 - SPECIAL EXAMINATIONS AND TESTS
SECTION 23 - ACOUSTIC EMISSION EXAMINATION
23.1 GENERAL
23.2 OBJECTIVE
23.3 APPLICATION
23.4 PRE-EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
23.5 EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
23.6 QUALIFICATION OF EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
23.7 QUALIFICATION OF TESTING BODY
23.8 REPORT
23.9 RECORD
SECTION 24 - EDDY CURRENT TESTING
24.1 GENERAL
24.2 METHODS
24.3 PERSONNEL
24.4 RECORD
APPENDIX A - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
APPENDIX B - POROSITY CHARTS
B1 APPLICATION
B2 BASIS
B3 THICKNESS
B4 VARIATION FOR DIFFERENT WELD WIDTHS
APPENDIX C - SYSTEM OF WELD JOINT IDENTIFICATION
APPENDIX D - NOT ALLOCATED
APPENDIX E - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
E1 GENERAL
E2 FIRST EXAMPLE OF THE APPLICATION OF NDE SCHEDULE
E3 SECOND EXAMPLE OF THE APPLICATION OF THE NDE SCHEDULE
  
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