WELDING & BRAZING APPROVALS
Paragraph 21 of the Essential safety requirements (schedule 2) of the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2014/68/EU requires that for pressure equipment in categories II, III and IV, operating procedures and personnel shall be approved by a competent third party which, at the manufacturer’s discretion, may be an Approved Body or RTPO.
HP-CEproof Ltd is an Approved Body accredited to approve procedures and personnel.
HARMONISED STANDARDS FOR WELDING AND BRAZING
These designated/harmonised standards include:
- BS EN ISO 15614-1:2017
Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test. Arc and gas welding of steels and arc welding of nickel and nickel alloys
- BS EN ISO 9606-1:2017
Qualification testing of welders. Fusion welding. Steels
- BS EN 13134:2000
Brazing. Procedure approval.
- BS EN ISO 13585:2012
Brazing. Qualification test of brazers and brazing operators
THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL
The following flowchart gives an overview of the certification process for the approval of personnel:
REQUESTING OUR SERVICES
If you would like a quotation for the approval of welding or brazing procedures or personnel, or any other Approved Body services, please contact us by phone on +44 (0)1491 822818 or email us at enquiries@HPi-CEproof.com