ITCL cover all aspects of weld inspection for the manufacturing, construction and commercial industries; these also include weld consultancy, quality control and weld testing services.
ITCL employs all levels of CSWIP Welding Inspector.
3.0 Visual Inspector
3.1 Welding Inspector
3.2 Senior Welding Inspector
All of our welding inspectors come with previous welding experience and also have NDT qualifications and experience.
This service includes on or off site welding surveillance, witnessing and qualifying welding procedure qualifications in accordance with all national standards, witnessing and qualifying welder qualifications in accordance with BS EN 287-1 or ASME IX (other standards may be used for qualification if specified by the client).
Below are a number of jobs you can expect from an ITCL Welding Inspector.
Before Any Welding takes place.
Ensure that all operations are carried out in complete compliance with local, company, or national safety legislation (i.e. permits to work are in place)
Check specification (Year and revisions)
Check Drawing (correct revision)
Check welding procedure specification and welder approval
Validate certificate of calibration (welding equipment & inspection instrument)
Check material and consumable certification
Welding process and equipment:
Check welding equipment (cable, regulator, oven, quiver etc).
Check pipe / plate and welding consumable for size, condition, specification & storage.Marking out preparation & set up: Check against the welding procedure:
Correct method of cutting weld preparation (pre-heat for thermal cutting if applicable).
Correct preparation (Relevant bevel angles, root face, root gap, root radius, land etc.)
Check pre-welding distortion control (Tacking, bridging, jigs, line up clamp, etc)
Correct level & method of pre heat applied prior to tack welding.
All tack welding to be monitored and inspected