Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Welder Qualification Tests?

February 24, 2017

Welder Performance Qualification Tests (WPQTs) were developed to standardize welder qualification practices and to ensure that NCPWB welder qualification records were correct and accurate.  While the current collection of WPQTs is technically correct and accurate, initial thinking was that NCPWB would have a half-dozen or so standard tests, but demands of contractors and owners has resulted in dozens of WPQTs.  This article will assist contractors and NCPWB Chapter Secretaries in selection of appropriate WPQTs.

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