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  • authorizes you (Member) to use this website, provided that you may not modify material in any way. Unauthorized copying is prohibited.
  • The Service, online welding procedure software for the CSA, AWS and ASME codes, is provided exclusively for the Member. Member agrees to not sell, transfer, assign, publish, distribute, disseminate, allow any third party access to, or convey any part of the Database, Third Party Software and/ or the Software.
  • General Service suitability and as-welded mechanical properties of welded joints must be evaluated by design authority. is not a design authority.
  • The use of prequalified joint that provided to Member is not intended as a substitute for engineering judgment in the suitability of application to a welded assembly or connection.
  • assumes that its prequalified Welding Procedure Data Sheet (WPDS) would meet with the minimum requirements of the Applicable Standard/ Code(s).
  • Please note to the requirements of the CSA W47.1 Standard for selection of Welding Procedures Data Sheet (WPDS):

Selection of groove type, weld size, the geometry of preparation, process, material, wire/ flux, shielding gas, electrode, position and related welding procedures (WPS) shall be the responsibility of the Contractor's Engineer and subject to the approval of the Engineer for Division 1 and 2. However for Division 3 Company, Welding Supervisor of company is responsible for all documents.

  • As per the Clause 10, 11 of CSA W47.1 Standard, WPDS and WPS are good for use only if it meet with all of the following 3 items:

1) It meets with the requirements of prequalified joints of applicable standard(s) and/ or the procedure qualification test has been successfully completed for non-prequalified joints.

2) It has been signed and/ or sealed by Welding Engineer for Division 1 and 2 or Welding Supervisor for Division 3 Company, and

3) It has received accepted by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB).

  • assumes that majority of its members are the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) qualified Welding Engineers, Welders, Technicians, Inspectors and/ or Welding Supervisors, an authorized person based on requirements of the Applicable Standard/ Code(s).

    However, some members (individuals, students, etc.) might have good knowledge of regulations for compliance with a specific code, while others might have very limited knowledge about welding or a welding code.

    We would not be aware and/ or responsible for any welding activities of our Member or Member’s client. Also, we are not aware and/ or responsible for qualification of our Members and/ or any of personnel working on the shop floor (field or plant).
  • provides the most popular prequalified procedures (WPDS's) for members; however the database has limited types of materials, electrodes, wires, sizes or gas types. At the moment, SAW Process for Stainless Steel (AWS D1.6) and SAW Process for Carbon Steel Sheets (AWS D1.3) are not provided in our database. The most reasons for not having data for SAW, for D1.3 and D1.6, are as follow:

    AWS D1.6, Clause 3.4.2:

    Fluxes for SAW of stainless steels are not presently classified by AWS. There are no standard or specifications available for the classification of wire flux combinations for stainless steel of SAW.

    AWS D1.3, SAW Process is not prequalified under this Code.

  • Over 16,000 CSA/AWS prequalified WPDS's are available in database, at the moment.
  • Parameters in each prequalified WPDS's are within the optimum ranges that recommended by the most manufacturers of weld consumable. Links to the manufacturers of weld consumable and/ or organization sites are provided for your convenient, so that you can do your own research to verify data on any of the prequalified WPDS. disclaims all liability and responsibility for the content of the Linked Sites. makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on the Linked Sites, including the goods or services sold or made available to you.
  • Many variables that would affect the soundness of weld are beyond the control of These variables include, but not limited to, use of proper welding procedure, plate chemistry and temperature, weldment design, fabrication method, quality and service requirements.
  • Care has been taken to ensure that the contents of the weld documents are accurate, but does not accept responsibility (no liability in respect thereof) for errors or for information which is found to be misleading.
  • reserves the right to change and/ or update content of any document based on the requirements of the Applicable Standard/ Code(s). We will inform you about any possible modification (s) in any document.


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