A Safe Working Area
Welding machine capable of 250 amps minimum
Fixtures for clamping test plate in position
Means of pre-heating plates, if required
Rod oven capable of holding 30 lbs of welding rods
E 7018 MR Electrodes along with Certificate
Mechanical Wire Wheel, Chipping Hammer, Wire Brush
Immediate Re-test: If the weld failed in visual examination, an immediate re-test can be administered. An immediate retest consists of two welds of each type and positionthat the welder failed. All retest specimens shall meet allof the specified test requirements and acceptance criteriaas the original test weld.
Retest After Further Training or Practice. Aretest may be made, provided there is documented evidencethat the welder has had further training or practice.A complete retest of the types and positions failed shallbe made.