Welding Procedures, Welder Approvals and Welding Procedure Specifications explained.
An introduction to European Welding Standards. (427Kb pdf File) • Basic Guide
A basic introduction to Welding qualifications and why they are required • Welding Procedure Specifications(WPS)
Welding Procedure Specifications to EN ISO 15609-1 (formerly EN288 Part 2). Why are they required and what should they include. • ASME Section IX
Guidance on the qualification of welding procedures and the performance testing of welders to section 9 of the ASME boiler and pressure vessel code. Approval Range Calculator. • European & ISO Welding Standards
These new standards are renumbered and updated versions of the old EN288 series. Information is also provided about the older standards.
NEW Approval Range Calculator. • Automatic/Machine Welding
Guidance on the qualification of welding operators to EN and ASME Rules • Independant Inspection Authority
Royal & SunAlliance is probably one of the most helpful Inspection agencies around.