API Training & Practice
Sonaspection manufactured all the original qualification specimens for API examinations, these specimens are
ideal for training and pre-qualification practice.
Sonaspection manufactured all the original qualification specimens for API examinations, these specimens are manufactured to API requirements.
Our sets are available as either training/practice sets or examination sets. In both cases the specimens are manufactured to API requirements.
Training/practice sets: Are supplied with ‘limited’ documentation - ultrasonic reports and CAD drawings to show the flaw details.
Examination sets: Comprehensive documentation package including photographs of flaws, material and welding consumable certifications, flaw size statements, radiographs etc. exactly as supplied to API / EPRI for their qualification specimens.
THE SET INCLUDES THESE FOUR SPECIMENS
(AS RECOMMENDED BY API):
- 1 0.5” Thick plate weld with single vee weld (0.5” x 9.0” x 15.0” weld length)
- 1 1” Thick plate weld with double vee weld (1.0” x 12.0” x 15.0” weld length)
- 1 8” Diameter Sch. 80 (0.5” wall) x 12” long pipe weld (360º)
- 1 12” Diameter Sch. 80 (0.688” wall) x 14” long pipe weld (180º)
Flaw size tolerance +/- 0.080”
The specimens will contain these type of flaws (as recommended by API)
- Slag Inclusions
- Lack of Fusion
- Lack of Penetration
- Root & Toe Cracks
- Centerline Cracks