API RP 577


Welding Processes, Inspection, and Metallurgy

Third Edition

Published by Publication Date Number of Pages
API 10/01/2020 194


API RP 577 – Welding Processes, Inspection, and Metallurgy, Third Edition

This document provides guidance to the API authorized inspector on welding inspection as encountered with fabrication and repair of refinery and chemical plant equipment and piping.

Common welding processes, welding procedures, welder qualifications, metallurgical effects from welding, and inspection techniques are described to aid the inspector in fulfilling their role implementing API 510, API 570, API Standard 653, and API Recommended Practice 582.

The level of learning and training obtained from this document is not a replacement for the training and experience required to be an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).

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