Experimental Studies on Tee Weldment Joints (Non-Destructive Testing)

Experimental Studies on Tee Weldment Joints (Non-Destructive Testing)

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Volume-70 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Joseph Sekyi-Ansah, Emmanuel Acquah, Isaac Edunyah, Stephen Eduku
DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I11P242

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Joseph Sekyi-Ansah, Emmanuel Acquah, Isaac Edunyah, Stephen Eduku, "Experimental Studies on Tee Weldment Joints (Non-Destructive Testing)," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 11, pp. 422-430, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I11P242

The quality of the welding joint has an essential effect on the manufacturing and assembling industry. Due to the increasing use of welding in all aspects of manufacturing, it must be constantly improved, experimented with, and upgraded. The weld joint quality is highly dependent on the process parameter. Welds inspect to see if they meet specifications. Firstly, this study employs the NDT to assess an artisan on the quality of weldment joints in Takoradi-Kokompe fabrication shops. Secondly, an experimental approach is equally adopted to achieve the set goal of this study. Besides, specimens of steel welded Tee joints were created and tested with selected Non-destructive testing. Nevertheless, the AWS D1.1 code of acceptance for structural steels was used to assess the results of NDT testing on the welded joints. The results showed that all fabricator welded joints fall below the acceptance criteria according to AWS D1.1:2000 and, therefore, must be rejected.

Visual inspection, Liquid penetrant inspection, Magnetic particle testing, Weldment joint.

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