How to Perform a Welding Test and Inspection

There are many ways to inspect welds or materials, both destructive and non-destructive.    As the name suggests, a destructive welding test involves the physical destruction of the completed weld. This method of testing is used frequently for several...

Third Party Inspections and What it Means?

Modern Third-Party Inspection alludes to independent inspection services provided by inspection agencies like Pittsburgh Mineral & Environmental Technologies (PMET). This blog post explains TPI companies, TPI definitions, and TPI responsibilities and supplies you...
Welding Inspector Responsibilities

Welding Inspector Responsibilities

As a welding inspector, you have specific responsibilities. These responsibilities must be regularly performed during manufacturing or fabrication in a plant, fab shop, or out on the ROW. To become a certified welding inspector (CWI) you must meet strict requirements...

Re-qualifying a Welding Procedure Specification

Usually, when I write an article or post, it is motivated by questions asked by customers or clients. Regrettably, the question of “At what point do I need to re-qualify my welding procedure specification?” is not asked that often, but it should be. So before we get...

Quality Inspections

It is essential to have a quality weld inspection program to ensure quality welds. A company must understand how to evaluate weld characteristics, determine weld quality, and have a welding inspector capable of performing several different testing methods. There are...