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API 2X : 2004 : R2015

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RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR ULTRASONIC AND MAGNETIC EXAMINATION OF OFFSHORE STRUCTURAL FABRICATION AND GUIDELINES FOR QUALIFICATION OF TECHNICIANS

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

19-02-2021

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2015

1 SCOPE
2 REFERENCES
3 DEFINITIONS
4 PLANNING
5 QUALIFICATION OF PERSONNEL
  5.1 General
  5.2 Examination Prerequisites
  5.3 Qualification Examinations
  5.4 Reexamination
6 EXTENT OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION
  6.1 Time of Examination
  6.2 Examination During Onshore Fabrication
  6.3 Examination During Offshore Installation
7 TECHNICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR UT
  7.1 Applicability of Ultrasonic Examination to
       Offshore Structures
  7.2 Advantages and Limitations of Ultrasonic
       Examination of Welds
  7.3 Significance of Discontinuities
  7.4 Procedure Qualification and Approval
  7.5 Equipment
  7.6 Preparation for Examination
  7.7 Scanning Techniques
  7.8 Discontinuity Location
  7.9 Discontinuity Evaluation
  7.10 Acceptance Criteria
  7.11 Reporting
  7.12 Verification
8 TECHNICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING
  8.1 Applicability of Magnetic Particle Examination
       to Offshore Structures
  8.2 Advantages and Limitations
  8.3 Procedure Qualification and Approval
  8.4 Equipment
  8.5 Examination Techniques
  8.6 Equipment Performance Checks (Standardization)
       and Evaluation of System Sensitivity
  8.7 Interpretation and Evaluation of Indications
  8.8 Acceptance Criteria
  8.9 Reporting
APPENDIX A - EXAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN UT TEST
APPENDIX B - CONSTRUCTION AND UT EVALUATION OF MOCKUP
             STRUCTURES
APPENDIX C - EXAMPLE OF SCORING UT PERSONNEL PERFORMANCE
APPENDIX D - EXAMPLES OF UT AND MT REPORT FORMS
APPENDIX E - GLOSSARY OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION
             TERMINOLOGY
APPENDIX F - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BACKGROUND REFERENCES

Specifies non-destructive examination (NDE) of offshore structural fabrication and guidelines for qualification of personnel which contains guidance on NDE methods that have evolved from fabrication experience with offshore structures.

DocumentType
Revision
Pages
92
ProductNote
Reconfirmed 2015
PublisherName
American Petroleum Institute
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

API 2A WSD : 2014 PLANNING, DESIGNING, AND CONSTRUCTING FIXED OFFSHORE PLATFORMS - WORKING STRESS DESIGN
ASNT SNT TC 1A : 2016 TOPICAL OUTLINES FOR QUALIFICATION OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING PERSONNEL
ASTM A 435/A435M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Steel Plates
ASTM A 578/A578M : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Rolled Steel Plates for Special Applications
ASTM E 587 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Contact Testing
AWS B1.11M/B1.11 : 2015 GUIDE FOR THE VISUAL EXAMINATION OF WELDS
ASTM E 1444 : 2005 Standard Practice for Magnetic Particle Testing
ASTM E 709 : 2015 : REDLINE Standard Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing
API 2A LRFD : 1993 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR PLANNING, DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING FIXED OFFSHORE PLATFORMS - LOAD AND RESISTANCE FACTOR DESIGN
AWS D1.1/D1.1M : 2015 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE-STEEL
AWS B1.10M/B1.10:2016 GUIDE FOR THE NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION OF WELDS
AWS A3.0M/A3.0 : 2010 STANDARD WELDING TERMS AND DEFINITIONS INCLUDING TERMS FOR ADHESIVE BONDING, BRAZING, SOLDERING, THERMAL CUTTING, AND THERMAL SPRAYING

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