Setting up welder testing (Orbital P1 to P1 2.5" x 0.203") Root pass is showing smooth internal concavity (IC) ASME Sec IX does not reference (IC) is it relevant in evaluating the test coupon. Construction code to be used is ASME Sec 1 which allows (IC) as-per (PW-41.2.2). NDE is Phased Array we have been working with he NDE Contractor to come up with an acceptance criteria before the work starts. NDE Tech is stating (IC) should be as-per ASME Sec 1 (PW-52.3.3 (Other). Please adavise.
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