Author(s)
Yong-Yi Wang President Center for Reliable Energy Systems, LLC
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PR-350-174507-R03 Interim Recommendations for the Mitigation of Low-Strain Girth Weld Failures
Author(s)
Research Contractor
Release Date:
03/02/2021
Number Of Pages
26
Catalog No:
PR-350-174507-R03

This technical bulletin was developed in response to a significant number of manual girth weld failures in newly constructed pipelines.  These failures are associated with some systemic deficiencies in current practices, and thus require immediate action.  The primary objective of this technical bulletin is to provide interim recommendations for enhanced linepipe specifications and improved welding practices.

This technical bulletin was developed in response to a significant number of manual girth weld failures in newly constructed pipelines.  These failures are associated with some systemic deficiencies in current practices, and thus require immediate action.  The primary objective of this technical bulletin is to provide interim recommendations for enhanced linepipe specifications and improved welding practices.

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Research Category:
Welding, high yield pipe
Project
Technical Committee
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