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  • AS 4413-1996

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    Steel tubes - Pressure application - Flash butt welding

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  26-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 4413-1996 STEEL TUBES-PRESSURE APPLICATION-FLASH BUTT WELDING
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1 GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 OBJECTIVE
    7 - 1.3 APPLICATION
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 1.4.1 May
    7 - 1.4.2 Parties concerned
    7 - 1.4.3 Regulatory authority
    7 - 1.4.4 Shall
    7 - 1.4.5 Should
    7 - 1.5 PARENT METAL
    7 - 1.6 SIZE OF TUBE
    7 - 1.7 BACKING GASES
    8 - 1.8 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - SECTION 2 WELDING PROCEDURE
    9 - 2.1 GENERAL
    9 - 2.2 END PREPARATION
    10 - 2.3 ALIGNMENT
    10 - 2.4 CLEANNESS OF TUBES
    10 - 2.5 OVERHANG OR PROJECTION FROM THE DIES
    10 - 2.6 CLAMPING FORCE
    10 - 2.7 PREHEATING
    10 - 2.8 FLASHING
    10 - 2.9 UPSETTING
    10 - 2.10 FINISH
    10 - 2.10.1 External
    11 - 2.10.2 Internal
    11 - 2.11 POSTWELD HEAT TREATMENT
    12 - SECTION 3 EQUIPMENT
    12 - 3.1 GENERAL
    12 - 3.2 MACHINE CONTROLS
    12 - 3.3 FLASH GUARDS
    12 - 3.4 CLEANNESS OF MACHINE
    12 - 3.5 COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS
    13 - SECTION 4 REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETED WELDS
    13 - 4.1 WELD PROFILE
    13 - 4.2 FAULT LIMITATIONS
    13 - 4.2.1 General
    13 - 4.2.2 Rejection
    13 - 4.2.3 Acceptance
    14 - SECTION 5 PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION TESTING
    14 - 5.1 GENERAL
    14 - 5.2 PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
    14 - 5.3 VARIATION OF PROCEDURE
    15 - 5.4 PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION TESTS
    15 - 5.4.1 Test pieces
    15 - 5.4.2 Preparation for test
    15 - 5.4.3 Visual examination
    15 - 5.4.4 Bend tests
    16 - 5.4.5 Macro-examination and micro-examination
    17 - 5.4.6 Repeat tests
    17 - 5.5 RECORDS
    18 - SECTION 6 PRODUCTION CONTROL TESTS
    18 - 6.1 GENERAL
    18 - 6.2 FREQUENCY OF TESTS
    18 - 6.3 TESTING
    18 - 6.4 RETESTS
    18 - 6.5 RECORDS
    19 - APPENDIX A - ILLUSTRATIONS OF TYPICAL FLASH BUTT WELD IMPERFECTIONS
    25 - APPENDIX B - TYPICAL FLASH BUTT WELD PROCEDURE DATA SHEET
    26 - APPENDIX C - RETENTION OF WELD RECORDS

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    Sets out requirements for flash butt welding of steel pipes, tubes and fittings, for boilers, pressure vessels, pressure piping and other pressure or high duty applications carried out on an automatic flash butt welding machine. It covers welding procedure, equipment, requirements for completed welds, procedure qualification testing and production control tests, and includes an Appendix illustrating flash butt welding imperfections. Other Appendices include a typical flash butt weld procedure data sheet and retention of weld records.

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    This Standard sets out general requirements for the flash butt welding of steel pipes, tubes and fittings, for pressure equipment and other pressure or high duty applications, carried out on automatic flash butt welding machines.

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    Committee ME-001
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Obsolescent 17-10-2005 First published as AS CB15.5-1968.
    Revised and redesignated AS 4413-1996. First published as AS CB15.5-1968. Revised and redesignated AS 4413-1996.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3978-2003 Non-destructive testing - Visual inspection of metal products and components
    AS 2205.3.1-2003 Methods for destructive testing of welds in metal Transverse guided bend test
    AS/NZS 1338.1:1992 Filters for eye protectors - Filters for protection against radiation generated in welding and allied operations
    AS 2812-1985 Welding, brazing and cutting of metals - Glossary of terms
    AS 3000-1986 Electrical installations - Buildings, structures and premises (known as the SAA Wiring Rules) (incorporating Amdt 1)
    AS 2812-2005 Welding, brazing and cutting of metals - Glossary of terms (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1337:1992 Eye protectors for industrial applications
    AS 2205.5.1-1997 Methods for destructive testing of welds in metal - Macro metallographic test for cross-section examination
    AS 2205.3.1-1997 Methods for destructive testing of welds in metal - Transverse guided bend test
    AS 3978-1991 Non-destructive testing - Visual inspection of metal products and components
    AS 2205.5.1-2003 Methods for destructive testing of welds in metal Macro metallographic test for cross-section examination

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    AS/NZS 3992:1998 Pressure equipment - Welding and brazing qualification
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors
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