PWHT Heat Treatment Practitioner

 

PWHT Heat treatment practitioners performing local heat treatment of welded fabrications on site, or in a workshop, using resistance heating, will benefit from this course. The course is also suitable for maintenance personnel who are responsible for supervising heat treatment operations. Candidates should preferably have a Grade 12 qualification and experience in engineering and/or metal working is recommended.

Successful candidates will: Understand the necessity to perform pre- and post-weld heat treatments; be able to determine heat treatment cycles in accordance with various codes; be able to set up and operate heat treatment equipment.

 

 

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EmailĀ : weld.tech@saiw.co.za


Course Information

This course has a theoretical component and covers:

  • Basic metallurgy
  • Heat treatment definitions
  • Welding processes
  • Welding effects on materials
  • Heat treatment cycles, heating and cooling rates, soaking temperatures , soaking times
  • Code and material specification requirements for welding
  • Pre-heat, post-weld heat treatment, normalising, annealing, hydrogen removal
  • Methods of heat treatment
  • Thermocouple locations
  • Code requirements for heating band width and insulation band width
  • Understand the necessity to perform pre- and post-weld heat treatments
  • Be able to determine heat treatment cycles in accordance with various codes
  • Be able to set up and operate heat treatment equipment.

This course has a practical component and covers:

  • Determining pre- and post-weld heat treatment requirements to codes and standards
  • Determining heating and insulation band widths
  • Determining heating configurations on nozzles
  • Setting up equipment for weld heat treatments- thermocouples, heaters, insulation;
  • Operating heat treatment equipment

Access Conditions

Entry Requirements

Candidates should preferably have a Grade 12 qualification and experience in engineering and/or metal working is recommended.

Course Duration: 10 days

Costs & Bookings

Corporate Member: R 27 584 (including VAT)

Non-Member: R 29 820 (including VAT)

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