Personal certification of permanent joints - Personal certification

The EU pressure equipment directive defines the procedures for the approval of welders’ qualifications. As a notified body, Insteam Oy has the rights to accept the qualifications of the persons of permanent connections. In the manufacture of pressure equipment, the directive requires a third party to participate in the qualification of persons making permanent connections for equipment belonging to categories II-IV.

Insteam Oy is an accredited inspection body S069 (EN ISO/IEC 17024)

  • Qualification of welder, welding operator and welder

The qualification is carried out according to the following harmonized standards:

  • SFS-EN ISO 9606-1 Welder qualification test. Fusion welding. Part 1: Steels
  • SFS-EN ISO 9606-2 Welder qualification test. Fusion welding. Part 2: Aluminum and aluminum alloys
  • SFS-EN ISO 9606-3 Welder qualification test. Fusion welding. Part 3: Copper and copper alloys
  • SFS-EN ISO 9606-4 Welder qualification test. Fusion welding. Part 4: Nickel and nickel alloys
  • SFS-EN ISO 9606-5 Welder qualification test. Fusion welding. Part 5: Titanium and titanium alloys, zirconium and zirconium alloys
  • SFS-EN ISO 14732 Welding personnel. Qualification tests for welding operators. Mechanized and automatic fusion welding of metallic materials and resistance welding

Steps in the certification process

Henkilösertifiointi Sertifiointiprosessin Vaiheet

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