The technology is recognized by the US Federal Highway Administration, the US Navy and Coast guard, the International Institute of Welding, Weld Australia and the more than 100 companies who have successfully employed the technology.
ADOPTED INTO STANDARD PRACTICE
AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY
B3.6 – Under Water Welding (stress relief and fatigue life improvement)
D1.5 – Bridge Welding Code (fatigue life improvement of existing structures and repair)
D1.7 – Strengthening and Repairing of Existing Structures (fatigue life improvement of damaged and repaired structures)
Updated 1E4373, MC1000-405, and Reuse & Salvage Guide SEBD0512-07 include the UIT method as a recommended post weld treatment for fillet weld toe improvement on Caterpillar structures.
Pressure Vessels - AS1210
RIO TINTO - YARWUN
Specifications guide - Treatment of weld and weld repairs