Welding procedure test

Analyzing and confirming welding procedures

The extensive range of services offered by Siempelkamp Prüf- und Gutachter-Gesellschaft is supplemented by acceptance tests relating to checks and/or analyses of welding procedures:

  • welding procedure tests according to DIN EN ISO 15614 and AD 2000 note HP 2/1
  • analysis of work samples in accordance with the required regulations AD 2000 note HP 2/1 or customer specifications, as well as
  • welder qualification tests.

These standards define the conditions for the performance of the welding procedure tests and the field of application for welding procedures (such as the arc and gas welding of steels), as well as the requirements placed on the respective welder or operator. They contain detailed descriptions of the standardized test specimens to be produced and the test requirements.

The preparation and welding of the test specimens has to be carried out in accordance with the pWPS and under the general conditions for welding in production to which they are to apply (qualification of the welding procedure).