Welding processes can benefit from our CSWIP, EWS and CWI welding specialists’ expertise and in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and welding procedures

Where a welding process requires a high level of knowledge and competence there may be a stipulation for the involvement of a welding specialist holding Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection (CSWIP), European Welding Specialist (EWS) or Certified Welding Inspection (CWI) qualifications. You can benefit from our welding specialists’ expertise and in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and welding procedures which provides you with Total Quality Assurance.
Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection (CSWIP) Services
Intertek’s CSWIP inspectors can perform inspections of welds and they are qualified to 3.1 Welding Inspector and 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector levels. Our inspectors are certified to:

  • supervise welding inspectors
  • Interpret weld drawings
  • Issue certification of compliance that states the requirements of a welding specification has been adhered to
  • Verify NDT (non-destructive testing) reports
  • Ensure quality assurance standards and procedures are maintained

European Welding Specialist (EWS) Services
Our European Welding Specialists can advise you on all aspects of welding processes and technology. This includes advice on welding matters, providing technical welding information and acting as a consultant on welding-related problems such as:

  • Equipment
  • Production planning
  • Qualification of welding procedures
  • Welding procedure specifications
  • Welding consumables
  • Material
  • Inspection and testing

Certified Welding Inspection (CWI) Services
Intertek’s American Welding Society (AWS) CWI specialists can carry out a range of welding services to support your welding projects and staff. These include:

  • Visual inspection of welding
  • Pre-weld preparation verification on the joints
  • Welding verification as per WPS (Weld Procedure Specification)
  • Pre-heat / Post-heat, machine settings, weld size monitoring, preparation of weld map and documentation
  • Code requirement and reports, maintaining quality control dossier, documentation review (certification for welders, material, weld filler material and equipment calibrations)
  • Welder qualification / WPS preparation / PQR (Procedure Qualification Record) verification / and witness of the WPS/PQR

Responsible Welding Coordinator
We can provide the services of a Responsible Welding Coordinator (RWC) to help you comply with the 2014 mandatory regulation of CE marking for structural steel.

Related Links

Welding Quality Services Fact Sheet

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