The Chinese Safety Technical Regulation of Special Equipment TSG Z6002-2010 Examination Rules for Welding Operators of Special Equipment is introduced in the paper. Administrative requirements, technical requirements, testing requirements of TSG Z6002-2010 and ASME BPVC Sec.IX-2015 are compared. Requirements and responsibilities of organization who conducts the welder or welding operator performance qualification test are discussed. The rules for expiration and renewal of welder or welding operator performance qualification are also discussed. The essential variables for the welder or welding operator performance qualification and the ranges qualified under TSG Z6002-2010 and ASME BPVC Sec.IX are compared. The requirements of type of test and test coupons are compared.
Comparison of Welder Performance Qualification Rules Between Chinese Regulation and ASME BPVS Sec.IX-2015
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Wang, Z, & Yang, Y. "Comparison of Welder Performance Qualification Rules Between Chinese Regulation and ASME BPVS Sec.IX-2015." Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Volume 1B: Codes and Standards. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. July 17–21, 2016. V01BT01A025. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/PVP2016-63194
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