sample cwi fundamentals examination

Q:-What is meant by the term duty cycle?

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A. How long a welder can weld for in a given period
B. The amount of time the electrodes are being used
C. The amount of time a welding machine can be weld
D. The amount of electricity being consumed

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Q:- Undercutting adjacent to the final bead on the outside of production pipe welds shall:

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1. Not be permitted
2. Not be more than 1/32 inch or 12.5% of the pipe wall thickness, whichever is smaller
3. Not be more than 1/8 inch or 6% of the pipe wall thickness, whichever is smaller
4. Always be acceptable if the inspector does not see it
5. None of the above

Q:-When considering the advantages of site RT over UT which of the following applies?

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1. A permanent record produced, good for detecting defects which do not have significant depth in relation to axis of the X-ray beam and defect identification
2. A permanent record produced, good for detecting all surface and sub-surface defects and assessing the through thickness depths of defects
3. A permanent record produced, defect identification not so reliant on operator skill
4. No controlled areas required on site, a permanent record produced and good for assessing the extent of pipe wall thickness reductions due to internal corrosio