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Welding Procedure Qualification & Welder Qualification Services (WPS/WPQ):

IQRA Quality Services carry out the qualification of Welding procedures and Welder Qualification allowing companies to achieve their goals in meeting industry standards.

Our experts visit the customer facility for review, understand and recommend the required welding procedures to be qualified and support from preparation of test coupons to actual testing and certification, qualify Welder and train them in using the qualified WPS.

We also help maintain the database of qualifications to facilitate timely renewals by periodic monitoring as per relevant code.

The Scope of Services includes:

  • Training of Welders
  • Review of proposed WPS
  • Verification of material, consumables & material specification.
  • Witness of Test Coupon Welding.
  • Visual inspection of Weld.
  • Non-destructive testing as applicable.
  • Review of PWHT procedures and documents where applicable.
  • Witness Mechanical testing
  • Prepare and Issue of WPS, PQR and Welder Qualification Certificate duly certified by qualified inspector.

Reference International Code:

  • ASME Sec IX ( Boiler and pressure vessel code)
  • AWS D1.1(Structural Welding of steels)
  • EN ISO 15614 (Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials,welding procedure test)
  • DIN 29595 (Welding in aerospace - Fusion welded metallic components - Requirements)