Welding for Nation Building

The Best Pipe Welder Competition

1. Must be able to read and write in any Indian Language.
2. Must have min.5 years’ experience in practical welding.
3. Must have basic theoretical knowledge of welding and materials.

Tests to be carried out:
1. Pipe dimensions: 6” dia Sch 40 pipe
2. Process: SMAW
3. Position: 6G
4. Weld fit-up

  • Root gap 1.0 to 1.5 mm
  • Root face 1.5 to 2.00 mm
  • Bevel angle 60-65 degree

5. Welding consumables

  • Root – E6010, size – 2.5mm
  • Hot pass and subsequent pass – E7018 -3.15mm

6. Cleaning: Grinding is not allowed during and after welding. Hacksaw Blade file and brush
can be used for cleaning
7. Completion time: Three hours maximum

Note: Only one pre–prepared test coupon will be given to each participant
Evaluation of the skill of the welder:
1. The welded test pieces shall be subjected to Visual and Radiographic tests – 80 marks
2. The welders shall be subjected to viva-voce test -20 marks.

News & Events

Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2018

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 10th - 20th October 2018

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Top 10" on 30th Oct 2018

3. Written Test and Interview : 2nd Week of Dec 2018 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner)

4. Deceleration of Winner for "BWE 2018" during NWS-2018

National Winner will be felicitated in National Welding Seminar NWS-2018 in Cochin during 13th-15th December 2018

Upcoming Event :