Determination of the quality of welded joints after repairs of hot water pipes

  • 1 Technical University of Košice, Slovakia


The paper presents the results of an investigation aimed at analysing the current state of the art in the construction of hot water piping systems. Weld joint analysis and evaluation is an essential part of the inspection of hot water pipelines to ensure their safe operation. The practical part of this work is focused on the analysis and evaluation of the weld joint of original and new hot water piping. Destructive and non-destructive weld joint testing methods were applied to carry out the evaluation and analysis, the results of which were used to compare the welded joints on the hot water pipeline



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