Create a post-weld heat treatment request in WeldTrace

Create a PWHT Pack

Create a PWHT pack
  1. The PWHT pack - create page;
  2. Use the search criteria and filter the welds;
  3. You may check specific welds or select all the welds;
  4. Check this box if you would like the welds in the other PWHT packs to be listed;
  5. If the "Other PWHT Packs" check box is checked, you will see the PWHT pack number in this column;
  6. The welds that are selected can be viewed by clicking this button (welds that are not selected will be hidden);
  7. Enter the details of the heat treatment to be done in this area. See the table below for the list of fields, type (mandatory or optional) and the choices;
  8. Click save to create a PWHT pack;

Field

Field Type

Options

Reference

Optional

-

HT Type

Mandatory

Post Heating, Stress Relieving, Annealing, Normalizing, Quenching & Tempering, Precipitation Hardening

Initial Temperature (max)

Optional

-

Heating Rate (℃ or ℉ /hr)

Mandatory

-

Soaking Temperature

Mandatory

-

Soaking Time

Mandatory

-

Cooling Rate (℃ or ℉ /hr)

Mandatory

-

Final Temperature (max)

Mandatory

-

Heating Source

Optional

Gas Heaters, Induction HE, Resistance HE

HT Method

Optional

Furnace, Internal firing, Locally applied external heating

Cooling Method

Optional

Still air, Air blast, Quench in oil, Quench in water

Use Insulating Blanket

Optional

-

Specification

Optional

-

HT Contractor

Optional

-

Instructions

Optional

-

Requested by

Optional

-

Date

Date

-


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