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To establish specifications for welding and brazing consumables for publication in Section II, Part C of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. To establish requirements for qualification of welders, welding operators, brazers, brazing operators, plastic fusing machine operators and the procedures they employ in welding, brazing and plastic fusing for publication in Section IX of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. These requirements are intended for use in the sections of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code covering construction and in-service integrity of components and items, and for use in the B31 Code for Pressure Piping to the extent that they are referenced in those documents. This committee shall also advise on welding, brazing and plastic fusing rules that are proposed for construction and in-service integrity in the Boiler and Pressure Vessel and the B31 Code. 

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BPV IX Argentina International Working Group (IWG)
BPV IX Germany International Working Group (IWG)
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Resource Development Group (BPV IX)
Subgroup on Brazing (SC IX)
Subgroup on General Requirements (SC IX)
Subgroup on Materials (SC IX)
Subgroup on Plastic Fusing (IX)
Subgroup on Welding Qualifications (SC IX)
BPV IX Spain International Working Group (IWG)
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