Welding is a critical fabrication process used in many industry sectors to either fabricate or repair metal or thermoplastic based products and as such is fundamental to the engineering and manufacturing communities.

To support this critical process Element provides a complete range of third party, independent Weld Procedure and Weld Engineering services for the Oil and Gas, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation, Power Generation, Construction, and Primary Metals industry sectors.

Element is staffed with Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI), Certified Welding Engineers (CWEng) and International Welding Engineers (IWE) experienced in all aspects of welding requirements involving ferrous, nonferrous, and polymer materials.

Welding & Inspection

Related Services, Accreditations and Standards


Weld qualification testing

Development of weld procedures for specification and code compliance

Weld quality analysis

Weld failure analysis

Welding process auditing and improvement services

Welding procedure qualification record (WPQR)

Welder performance qualification (WPQ)


ISO and NEN-EN standards 

ISO 15614

ISO 15609

ISO 9606


ISO 3834

ISO 5817

American Welding Society

AWS D1.1 to AWS D1.6

AWS D9.1

AWS D14.1

AWS D14.6

AWS D15.1

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME B31.1

ASME B31.3

ASME Section IX

Pressure & Power Piping Code

Other related specifications

DNV rules

Lloyds rules


Shell DEP

Total spec

Tata steel welding standard


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