Inspectioneering Journal

Welding Research Council (WRC) Bulletins Now Available

This article appears in the September/October 2010 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.

For years the WRC has provided the documented technical basis for many decisions made regarding design, repair, remaining life estimation, and fitness for service of pressure equipment in our industries. Many codes and industry recommended practices are based on the information found in these bulletins, globally. The following list is just a sampling of important reference documents in which fixed equipment reliability professionals, especially mechanical and materials engineers, may have a high vested interest. If you are not directly responsible for decision making in these areas we highly encourage readers to pass this information on to the appropriate people in your organization for their consideration. WRC publications - records of important progress in welding and pressure vessel research - are applications oriented and provide specific recommendations based on validated technology. Whether on fitness for service, weld crack prevention, or toughness, over 475 WRC Bulletins convey the knowledge gained from diverse sources at the cost of millions of dollars.

For more information or to purchase bulletins contact Bulletin Sales, at Phone/Fax 216-658-3847/3854 or at bulletinsales@ or Dr. Martin Prager at Phone 216-658-3847 phone or 216-658-3854 fax or at, for additional information.

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