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A completely penetrated root pass using an “open root” joint design is the most challenging part of making that weld. Using a backing ring makes it easier to be sure there is full penetration. Check out NCPWB’s new Technical Bulletin.

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NCPWB Benefits of Membership
NCPWB Networking
Network on Technical Issues
Network with pipe welding contractors, United Association folks, and welding experts. Nationally or as a member of one of our NCPWB Chapters.

NCPWB Technical Resources
Resources on Pipe Welding
Everything from lists of Certified Welders to technical resources and bulletins. NCPWB is focused solely on Pipe Welding, so if you’re in the business, you need to belong.

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Code Compliance And Technical Support
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National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau (NCPWB)

Are you a contractor looking to learn more about how NCPWB tools can help ensure that your company’s piping installations meet or exceed what is required by the codes and state regulations? Would you like to reduce your liability risks? This video is for you!

ASME B31 Piping Codes – An Engineer’s Guide
Are you an engineer looking to optimize your interactions with the contractors who install your systems? This video provides insights into piping fabrication, installation, examination and testing to help you deliver systems that provide long-lasting, trouble-free service at the lowest possible cost.