Element's weld inspection services ensure your welds meet required quality standards, leading to reduced failure rates and extending the potential operating life of components. Our welding specialists hold internationally recognized qualifications, including the Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection (CSWIP), Personnel Certification in Non-Destructive Testing (PCN), and Certified Welding Inspection (CWI).
We combine a global team of trained and certified inspectors to provide a complete range of third-party, independent weld procedure and weld engineering services for energy, aerospace & defense, transportation, and construction sectors.
Expertise in weld inspecting
With the Certification Scheme for Welding Inspection (CSWIP) and Personnel Certification in Non-Destructive Testing (PCN), our experts have in-depth knowledge and experience of manufacturing processes in all aspects of welding requirements to support your welding projects and staff. Their credentials include:
- Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI)
- Certified Welding Engineers (CWEng)
- International Welding Engineers (IWE)
Element's CSWIP inspectors are qualified to 3.1 Welding Inspector and 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector levels with expertise involving ferrous and nonferrous materials.
Our approach to weld inspection and monitoring
It is vital to detect any problems with welds before they escalate or soon after they occur so they can be corrected as quickly as possible. Element's weld inspectors evaluate the quality of welds at every step of the fabrication process before, during, and after welding.
Following the authorization of the Preliminary or Proposed Weld Procedure Specification (pWPS) and the sourcing of the material and consumables, our CSWIP and PCN inspectors use calibrated equipment and data logging machines to confirm the joint configuration, set-up, temperatures and record all essential welding data of the new welding procedure.
Our CSWIP, PCN and CWI Services
- Welding supervision
- Visual inspections
- Monitoring and approval of welding procedure specification
- Welding process auditing and improvement services
- Verification of welding equipment, documentation, and reports
- Welding Procedure Qualification Record (WPQR)
- Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ)
- Destructive testing
- Non-destructive testing
Third Party Witnessing
Element has forged strong working relationships with Certifying Authorities specializing in the oil, gas and marine industries, who recognize our strengths as a test laboratory with welding testing and certification capabilities. If required, Element can organize witnessing on behalf of our customers.
For more information about our weld inspection services or to request a quote, contact us today.
Our experts combine mechanical testing, quality evaluation, process assessments, and safety reviews to ensure that your welds and welding processes are safe, efficient and reliable.
Weld Procedure/Welder Qualification & Certification
Element provides WPQ, WPQR, WPS, and WQC services to help you achieve welder qualifications and certifications as per requested codes and standards.
Why do I need a Certified Welding Inspector?
CWIs have the knowledge and experience to ensure all phases of a welding project are performed in accordance with applicable codes and specifications.
Welding Fume Monitoring
Our team of Occupational Hygienists can undertake a comprehensive range of monitoring and assessment services, including undertaking welding fume exposure monitoring of fumes and gases.