Process check on welding

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Process check on welding

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Instructions for welding on one side. On reverse accepting quote for an order.

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1945-02-26
1945-01-10

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One side handwritten, reverse side typewritten document

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SNolanJF150621v10037

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[underlined] Process Check on Welding to I.I.M 443 [/underlined] [underlined] 26-2-45 [/underlined]

[Underlined] System & Personnel [/underlined]
The high pressure system of oxy-acetylene welding is being used in this factory. Very little welding is being carried out and only two men are employed, Messrs Rimmer & Broadhead.
Of these the first named is approved, the date of his last test [deleted] submission approval [/deleted] being 23/10/44. The second man although employed on the welding of high pressure steel elbows is not approved. [deleted] and never has been [symbol] [/deleted] The only parts being welded at present are:- Steel Elbows V.G.S. 1418/1108. Bronze Elbows 91616/25 [inserted] Steel. T pieces 40685/201 [/inserted] and a very occasional aluminium repair. A Steel Elbow V.G.S. 1418/8 was seen through the operation, and was afterwards [inserted] visually [/inserted] examined and found satisfactory. The welding flame used was as required.

[underlined] Materials Used [/underlined] All welding rods & fluxes are proprietary brands.
issued on Release Notes from the approved firm of Buche Hickman.
For Steel – Copper coated [deleted]ms [/deleted] [inserted]m [/inserted] rod no flux.
For Bronze – Sifbronze Welding rod. Sifbronze Flux.
For Alum. – S.I.F. Alum Wire. S.I.F. Alum flux.
Release Notes relating to above were examined & found correct. Tests for gas purity are taken weekly [inserted] by V.I D: [/inserted] a Silver Nitrate test taken by me proved satisfactory.

[underlined] Tests after Welding [/underlined]
All parts are examined visually by V.I.D. and sent on for pressure testing [inserted] the [/inserted] Steel Elbows at 2,000lbs [symbol]” and bronze elbows at 200lbs
Enquiries revealed that there are very few rejections.
Aluminium parts are thoroughly washed in hot water.
Process is considered satisfactory, with exception of the non-approval of one welder. This matter has been taken up with M Major.

Log Item No 24 P. [indecipherable word] No 19.

[Page Break]

Extension 34.

BS/SG/D/11359 (R).
EB/EL.
10th January 1945.

Messrs. Bell’s Asbestos & Engineering Co.,
Bestobell House,
Spring Alley,
Nicholas Croft,
High Street,
[underlined] MANCHESTER [/underlined].

Dear Sirs,
[underlined] Order No. BS/SC.11359 (R). [/underlined]

With reference to the above order, and in accordance with your quotation of the 20th December 1944, we would confirm acceptance of your price quoted, namely 26/8d each, for reconditioning 1 off Junction Pipe to Drawing 91686/215.

Yours faithfully,
for VICKERS-AMRSTRONG LIMITED,
Acting for and on behalf of The Minister for Aircraft Production.

COMMERCIAL MANAGER,
Blackpool Works.

PS.

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“Process check on welding,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 24, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28960.

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