Welding for Nation Building

The Best Structural Welder Competition

Eligibility :
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. Plate dimensions : 100 X 300 X 10-12 mm thick
2. Process : SMAW
3. Position : 4G without baking
4. Weld fit-up

  • Root gap 1.0 to 1.5 mm
  • Root face 1.50 to 2.00 mm
  • Bevel angle 60-65 degree

5. Welding consumables
Root, Hot pass and subsequent pass – E7018
Electrodes size -2.5mm / 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 Oral Tests -20 marks.

News & Events

Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2017

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 1st - 10th Nov 2017

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Top 10" on 13th Nov 2017

3. Written Test and Interview : 4th Week of Nov 2017 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner)

4. Deceleration of Winner for "BWE 2017" during IC-2017

National Winner will be felicitated in International Congress IC-2017 in Chennai in December 2017

Upcoming Event :

International Congress : IC 2017

Weld India 2017 : XII International Welding Technology Exhibition
Young Professionals Conference of International Institute of Welding

On 07-09 December 2017
At Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, Chennai