Basics of Heat Treatment and PWHT requirement as per ASME Section VIII Div.1

Course Objectives

This course will ensure, delegate will understand and practically apply, why PWHT is required, applicability of PWHT, what are the required controls and parameters for PWHT as required by ASME Sec VIII Div. 1

Course Feature

This course designed to provide overview of various types of heat treatments, their effect on material properties and PWHT requirements by ASME Section VIII Div.1, to restore material properties, which may have affected due to manufacturing process and PWHT procedure to be applied.

Who should attend ?
  • QA / QC, Production, Fabrication, Design Engineers and Manager
  • Inspection Engineers, Independent QC consultants
  • Estimation Engineers / Managers
Course Contents
  • Heat treatment definition
  • Various types of heat treatment and their effect on material properties
  • PWHT requirement by ASME Section VIII Div.1
  • UG 4 to UG 10 material
  • UG-79 and UCS-79 – Forming       Pressure parts
  • UCS-85 – Heat Treatment of Test  specimen
  • UW-2 – Service restrictions
  • UW-10 – Post Weld Heat Treatment
  • UW-40 – Procedure for PWHT
  • UCS-56 - Requirements of PWHT for Carbon and Low alloy steel
  • UHA -32 and Table UHA 32 – Requirement of PWHT for High Alloy Steel
  • UHA-44
  • Appendix 31
  • Production test Coupon



Tutor having excellent experience of working in the industry shall conduct this training.


Softcopy Certificate of successful completion shall be issued to all the delegates who attend entire duration of the course. 


3 Hours