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ASME SA537 Class 2, API 5L X80 / CSA Z245.1 Grade 550 Plates for Sale!

API or CSA Grade plates

Qualitest has large amount of API or CSA Grade plates including API 5L X80 / CSA Z245.1 Grade 550 plates in various thickness for welding procedure (WPS /PQR) development & other purposes. If you need API 5L X80 / CSA Z245.1 Grade 550 plates, we can ship it to you on the same day or sooner the possible. If you are in Edmonton Alberta, or near by area, then you can come and pick-up the plates at any time. All the plates come with proper marking and MTR’s.

API and CSA Grade plates

Though both specifications are intended to identify pipe production details for use in pipeline fabrication, the CSA version deals with many cold-temperature concerns (where API 5L is silent). There is no monogram license requirement for pipe Manufacturer, no composite index of approved Manufacturer, no legal requirements.

In fact, the pipeline design specification (CSA Z662) allows for use of CSA Z245.1 pipe, API 5L pipe, ASTM grade pipe, etc. provided that the material properties have been determined by a professional engineer as appropriate for that service. CSA Z245.1 pipe is not listed for use in ASME BPVC or ASME B31.X piping systems, so it would need to be multi-certified or approved by the local pressure vessel authority prior to use in these applications.

Though CSA Z245.1 has its own tables for product dimensions, the table is vastly identical to that of ASME B36.10, especially as they refer to normal schedules of pipe (STD, XS, XXS, and numbered schedules). Therefore, Z245.1 pipe products are often multi-certified to similar ASTM and API 5L grades, where the requirements of all these specifications are met. Note that the Z245.1 spec requires that the pipe have metric dimensions stated (Canada formally adopted the metric system in the 1970s), though nominal pipe size and schedules are still very commonly used.We have large quantity of of ASME SA537 Class 2 plates in various thickness for welding procedure development & other purposes. If you need ASME SA537 Class 2 plates, we can ship it to you on the same day or sooner. If you are in Edmonton Alberta, or near by area, then you can come and pick-up the plates at any time. All the plates come with proper marking and MTR’s. Also, our price is very reasonable too. Also, our price is very reasonable too.

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ASTM G65 Wear Resistance Test Method for Measuring Abrasion Using the Dry Sand/Rubber Wheel Apparatus

ASTM G65 Wear Resistance Test in Edmonton Alberta

Qualitest provides ASTM G65 Wear Resistance Test in Edmonton Alberta. Qualitest Canada Ltd has a latest high technology testing equipment which performs ASTM G65 Abrasion tests on the various samples. We have the special Ottawa silica sand for this test purpose and we can provide you the fastest turnaround with the MOST accurate results.

The ASTM G65 test simulates sliding abrasion conditions under moderate pressure, using dry sand metered between a rubber wheel and a block coupon of the material being evaluated. The test allows comparison of wear-resistant materials by their volume loss in cubic millimeters, with materials of higher wear resistance showing lower volume loss.

This test is one of the major requirements for Oilsands, Mining other related industries. 

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Alberta: 702 – 23rd Ave Nisku, AB, T9E 7Y6, Canada, (780) 851-2020

BC: 112, 13085 115Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 0C3, Canada, (778) 381-7376

 

Other mechanical and Metallurgical tests by Qualitest

Qualitest Canada is the #1 Metallurgical Testing facility in Nisku Edmonton Alberta and Surrey BC. These facilities consist a wide range of testing equipment for evaluating the mechanical properties for ferrous alloys, non-ferrous alloys, composites and ceramics. Our specialties in Materials Science will provide fast and reliable responds to your needs regarding the qualification of your products. For obtaining accurate results you can bring the test sample and we prepare the test specimens for various mechanical tests based on your specifications and the requirements of any specific standards like ASTM. Qualitest offers a broad range of material testing as described in the below:

  • Tensile Testing at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures
  • Compression Testing
  • Guided Bend Tests
  • Hardness Tests Including Brinell, Rockwell and Vickers
  • Charpy V-notch (CVN) Impact Test
  • Low Temperature Testing
  • Toughness Impact Test
  • Chemical Analysis
  • Failure Assessment and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Micro-structure and Macro-structure Examination
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Other Mechanical Testing

 Metallurgical Verification Capabilities

  • Chemical Analysis – instrumental and classical wet chemistry
  • Mechanical Testing – wide-range of tests to measure material strength, ductility, hardness, and more
  • Fracture Mechanics – fatigue crack growth and fracture toughness
  • Metallurgical Examination – microscopic, macroscopic and micro-hardness examinations
  • Corrosion Testing – accelerated intergranular corrosion, salt spray, humidity, passivation and more
  • Nondestructive Testing – ultrasonic, hydrostatic pressure, X-ray, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant
  • Specimen Preparation – in-house Machine Shop We offer testing to help you through all your day-to-day and unexpected needs.

 

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CWB Welder Testing in Nisku / Edmonton – Alberta

CWB Welder Testing

Qualitest Canada conducts CWB Welder testing at Nisku shop by every Tuesdays. In order to secure your spot, please contact the administrator at 780-851-2020. Qualitest Canada has 15 fully equipped welding booths and experienced staffs to assist you.

We offer..

  • S Qualification testing
  • T Qualification testing
  • Training / Self practicing

Qualitest Canada is one of the largest welders training and testing facility in Alberta. We do offer the welder training and testing (B Pressure renewal) services to various field locations upon request from a group of 3 or more individuals. Quality and Safety at Qualitest Canada is a very important factor and can be seen in everything we do. We believe a safe work place provides both a more productive and conducive learning environment for trainees.

Qualitest Canada provides its trainees with the latest safety and welding equipment. Each welding booth is fully equipped with individual Fume Extraction System. This allows for a fume free environment for trainees. Welding areas are also equipped with safety glasses, welding jackets, welding helmets, and tools related to the training.

Qualitest Canada provides the latest welding machines insuring trainees are able to learn on new technology power sources. Basic machine trouble shooting is also taught in all related training. This helps trainees prepare for future job requirement.

Qualitest Canada’s welding Engineer and Examiners will be more helpful for answering any questions from the trainees. As we are certified with ABSA and CWB, we can work together with the clients and ensure that they have the qualified welders for their projects.

Call us today at 780-851-2020 or email us to admin@qualitests.com

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Why you need an Experts for welding procedures (WPS) development and qualification (PQR)?

Experts for welding procedures

Qualitest Canada has experts for welding procedures development. Our experienced staff can assist you in developing a welding procedure to align with your project requirements and keep within compliance of Clients specifications, Provincial requirements (ABSA, BC Boiler Safety, TSASK etc.), applicable construction codes and standards. We can also provide Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS) consulting and documentation interpretation.

Our Engineers are fully aware of the provincial requirements like ABSA, BC Boiler Safety, TSASK etc, and they can prepare your weld procedure as per your project requirements. We provide WPQ specs for ASME, CSA, AWS, API standards and Client’s requirements. This are the reasons, you need Expert for welding procedure (WPS) development and qualification (PQR).

A welding procedure qualification is necessary to ensure quality and durability of your welds. Each standard has its own nuances and details that require guidance from experienced professionals, like those found at Qualitest Canada.

Welding Procedure Development & Qualification

A WPS is the official document that describes a specific welding procedure that is used as a guide for your welders to insure they are using proper techniques to produce dependable and quality welds as per the code specification. A WPS is developed for each type of material being used as well as the different welding types and are usually based of off the specific codes from the ASME, CSA, AWS and API. Every welding procedure specification is backed by a procedure qualification record.

Procedure Qualification Record (PQR)

Once a WPS is developed or interpreted from client specification a welding procedure qualification record is required to support the WPS and insure that the procedure produces strong quality welds. A PQR can support one or several WPS as long as they fall under the same required specification. This is required and demonstrates that your company has the knowledge to perform this particular procedure and that your welds possess the correct metallurgical and material properties.

This is determined by sending a test weld through our material testing laboratory where we will certify the WPS with a PQR. Once the procedure is approved by the authority, we can also qualify your welders to assure the required knowledge and skill to perform this procedure is satisfactory.

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Alberta: 702 – 23rd Ave Nisku, AB, T9E 7Y6, Canada, (780) 851-2020

BC: 112, 13085 115Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 0C3, Canada, (778) 381-7376

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WPS and Welder Testing for Oilfield steam distribution pipelines (SAGD) as per CSA Z662 Annex I

SAGD Welding Procedures

Qualitest assists clients involving pipeline construction to get the right SAGD welding procedures for their projects. The WPS and Welder Testing for Oilfield steam distribution pipelines (SAGD) as per CSA Z662 Annex I is NOT similar to ASME Section IX requirements as there are additional stringent requirements from CSA Z662, Annex I.

Qualitest Canada’s engineering team has an in-depth understanding of the requirements for SAGD Oilfield steam distribution pipelines construction, and extensive experience in welding of the steam pipeline materials.

Depending on the client’s requirements, Qualitest Canada will provide any combination of the following services:

  • Review of owner SAGD specifications and supplementary requirements, system design, design auditing, and quality control
  • Review of designs for contractor project requirements for steam line testing.
  • Preparing Weld Procedure (WPS) for SGAD projects (Annex I)
  • Qualifying welders as per Annex I
  • Reviewing WPS/PQR’s previously approved and providing a review reports.
  • Performing all kind of SAGD related metallurgical testing (All weld metal tensile testing, charpy impact testing, guided bend testing, macro hardness testing, etc)
  • Consulting services and support for QA / QC personnel who work with SAGD steam piping SAGD streamline testing, inspection, and certification services
  • Third party auditing services, including, facility and field audits, pipe fabrication audits & steam line failure analysis

Qualitest Canada provides top notch welding engineering services to all kind of industries including the Marine, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Utilities, and Infrastructures etc in the Western Canada including Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, Victoria, Kitimat, Dawson Creek, Kelowna, Kamloops, Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Peace River, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Regina, Saskatoon etc…

The welding Engineers in Qualitest Canada are specialists in welding procedure (WPS) design, testing, and documentation for new applications and repairs. Depending on your needs, we will design your welding procedure specification to various codes & standards including but not limited to ASME, CWB, API, CSA, AWS and various Project Specifications.

All work is done in accordance with CSA Z662 Clause 14 and Annex I, Oilfield Steam Distribution Piping (SAGD). Contact Qualitest Canada for more information 780-851-2020 or admin@qualitests.com

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Welder Testing Center in Surrey BC, Nisku / Edmonton Alberta and at the field sites.

Welder Testing

Qualitest Canada’s welding training and testing facility is located in Nisku Alberta which is 15min from Edmonton and 7min from Edmonton International Airport.

Qualitest Canada is one of the largest welders training and testing facility in Alberta. We do offer the welder training and testing services to various field locations upon request from a group of 3 or more individuals. Quality and Safety at Qualitest Canada is a very important factor and can be seen in everything we do. We believe a safe work place provides both a more productive and conducive learning environment for trainees.

Qualitest Canada provides its trainees with the latest safety and welding equipment. Each welding booth is fully equipped with individual Fume Extraction System. This allows for a fume free environment for trainees. Welding areas are also equipped with safety glasses, welding jackets, welding helmets, and tools related to the training.

Qualitest Canada provides the latest welding machines insuring trainees are able to learn on new technology power sources. Basic machine trouble shooting is also taught in all related training. This helps trainees prepare for future job requirement.

Qualitest Canada’s welding Engineer and Examiners will be more helpful for answering any questions from the trainees. As we are certified with ABSA and CWB, we can work together with the clients and ensure that they have the qualified welders for their projects.

Welders and Welding Operators Testing – ABSA / Technical Safety BC

Qualitest is one of the certified welder testing organization which can test Pressure welders, Pressure tack welders, and Pressure welding operators as per our AOQP. We can test the welders and welding operators according to your project requirements. Based on your request, Qualitest will arrange the welder qualification tests at either our location or yours. We will provide all the required test materials and equipment when required. Qualitest will issue the test results on the same day of exam using advanced laboratory equipment. Our fully equipped testing facility is located in Nisku which is 10min from Edmonton International Airport. Give us a call to book instantly a test date for you.

At present we provide Welder Qualification and Weld Procedure Testing Services in Alberta, but we can also provide our services to other provinces upon requests from clients.

Welder Testing Centre – CWB

Qualitest is certified to carry out welder testing as per the CWB requirements. As we have in-house bend tester and other testing equipment we can do the mechanical tests immediately and get qualified the welders sooner. Please contact us for more details.

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Alberta: 702 – 23rd Ave Nisku, AB, T9E 7Y6, Canada, (780) 851-2020

BC: 112, 13085 115Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 0C3, Canada, (778) 381-7376