Standards for welding inspector

Duty of Welding Inspector

  • BS EN ISO 2553 – Welding and allied processes. Symbolic representation on drawings. Welded joints
  • BS EN ISO 9712 – Non-destructive testing. Qualification and certification of NDT personnel

Term and Definitions

  • BS 499-1: 2009 – Welding terms and symbols. Glossary for welding, brazing and thermal cutting.
  • BS EN ISO 15607 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. General rules.
  • BS EN ISO 9692-1/2/3/4 – Welding and allied processes.
  • BS EN ISO 6947 – Welding and allied processes. Welding positions.

Welding Imperfections

  • BS EN ISO 2553 – Welding and allied processes. Symbolic representation on drawings. Welded joints.
  • BS EN ISO 6520-1/2 – Welding and allied processes. Classification of geometric imperfections in metallic materials.

Destructive Testing

  • BS EN ISO 4136 – Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Transverse tensile test.
  • BS EN ISO 15792 – Welding consumables. Test methods. Test methods for all-weld metal test specimens in steel, nickel and nickel alloys
  • BS EN ISO 9016 – Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Impact tests. Test specimen location, notch orientation and examination.
  • BS EN ISO 21028-2 – Cryogenic vessels. Toughness requirements for materials at cryogenic temperature. Temperatures between -80 degrees C and -20 degrees C.
  • ASTM E23 – Standard Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials
  • BS EN ISO 6506-1/2/3/4 – Metallic materials. Brinell hardness test
  • ASTM E10 – Standard Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials.
  • BS EN ISO 6507-1/2/3/4 – Metallic materials. Vickers hardness test. Test method.
  • ASTM E384 – Standard Test Method for Microindentation Hardness of Materials.
  • BS EN ISO 6508-1/2/3 – Metallic materials. Rockwell hardness test.
  • ASTM E18 – Standard Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials.
  • BS EN ISO 5173 – Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Bend tests.
  • BS EN ISO 17639 – Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Macroscopic and microscopic examination of welds.
  • ASTM A370 – Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products.
  • BS EN ISO 6892-1/2/3 – Metallic materials. Tensile testing

Non-Destructive Testing

  • BS EN ISO 17635 – Non-destructive testing of welds. General rules for metallic materials

Magnetic particle Inspection

  • BS EN ISO 17638 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing.
  • BS EN ISO 23278 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Magnetic particle testing. Acceptance levels.
  • BS EN ISO 9934-1/2/3 – Non-destructive testing. Magnetic particle testing.

Radiographic Testing

  • BS EN ISO 17636-1/2 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Radiographic testing.
  • BS EN ISO 19232-1/2 – Non-destructive testing. Image quality of radiographs.
  • BS EN ISO 10675-1/2 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Acceptance levels for radiographic testing.
  • BS EN ISO 11699-1/2 – Non-destructive testing. Industrial radiographic film.

Ultrasonic testing

  • BS 9690-1/2 – Non-destructive testing. Guided wave testing.
  • BS EN ISO 17640 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Ultrasonic testing. Techniques, testing levels, and assessment.
  • BS EN ISO 11666 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Ultrasonic testing. Acceptance levels.
  • BS EN ISO 23279 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Ultrasonic testing. Characterization of discontinuities in welds.
  • BS EN ISO 2400 – Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Specification for calibration block No. 1.
  • BS EN ISO 16811 – Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Sensitivity and range setting.
  • BS EN ISO 16810 – Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. General principles.
  • BS EN ISO 16827 – Non-destructive testing. Ultrasonic testing. Characterization and sizing of discontinuities.
  • BS EN 12668-1/2 – Non-destructive testing. Characterization and verification of ultrasonic examination equipment.

Penetrant testing

  • BS EN ISO 3452-1/2/3/4 – Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing.
  • BS EN ISO 23277 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Penetrant testing. Acceptance levels.
  • BS EN ISO 12706 – Non-destructive testing. Penetrant testing. Vocabulary.

Eddy current

  • BS EN ISO 12718 – Non-destructive testing. Eddy current testing. Vocabulary.
  • BS EN ISO 15548-1/2/3 – Non-destructive testing. Equipment for eddy current examination. Instrument characteristics and verification.
  • BS EN ISO 15549 – Non-destructive testing. Eddy current testing. General principles.
  • BS EN ISO 17643 – Non-destructive testing of welds. Eddy current examination of welds by complex plane analysis

Ferrite determination

  • BS EN ISO 8249 – Welding. Determination of Ferrite Number (FN) in austenitic and duplex ferritic-austenitic Cr-Ni stainless steel weld metals.

WPS/Welder Qualifications

Welding Procedures

  • BS EN ISO 15614-1 – 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 15609-1/2 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure specification.
  • PD CEN ISO/TR 15608 – Welding. Guidelines for a metallic materials grouping system.

Welder Qualification

  • BS EN ISO 9606-1 – Qualification testing of welders. Fusion welding. Steels.

Welding Personnel

  • BS EN ISO 14731 – Welding coordination. Tasks and responsibilities.
  • BS EN ISO 14732 – Welding personnel. Qualification testing of welding operators and weld setters for mechanized and automatic welding of metallic materials.

General welding

  • BS EN 1011-1/2/3/4/5/6/78 – Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials.
  • BS EN ISO 5817 – Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys (beam welding excluded). Quality levels for imperfections.
  • BS EN ISO 3834-1/2/3/4/5 – Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials.
  • BS EN ISO 13920 – Welding. General tolerances for welded constructions. Dimensions for lengths and angles. Shape and position.
  • BS EN ISO 10042- Welding. Arc-welded joints in aluminium and its alloys. Quality levels for imperfections.
  • BS EN ISO 13916 – Welding. Measurement of preheating temperature, interpass temperature and preheat maintenance temperature.

Materials

Base Metal

  • BS EN 10204 – Metallic products. Types of inspection documents
  • BS EN 10020 – Definition and classification of grades of steel.
  • BS EN 10025-1/2/3/4/5/6 – Hot rolled products of structural steels.
  • BS EN 10027-1/2 – Designation systems for steels.

Welding Consumables

  • BS EN ISO 14341 – Welding consumables. Wire electrodes and weld deposits for gas shielded metal arc welding of non alloy and fine grain steels. Classification.
  • BS EN ISO 14343 – Welding consumables. Wire electrodes, strip electrodes, wires and rods for arc welding of stainless and heat resisting steels. Classification.
  • BS EN ISO 2560 – Welding consumables. Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of non-alloy and fine grain steels. Classification.
  • BS EN ISO 14175 – Welding consumables. Gases and gas mixtures for fusion welding and allied processes.
  • BS EN ISO 3581 – Welding consumables. Covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of stainless and heat-resisting steels. Classification.

Welding symbol

  • BS EN ISO 2553 – Welding and allied processes. Symbolic representation on drawings. Welded joints.
  • BS EN ISO 4063 – Welding and allied processes. Nomenclature of processes and reference numbers.
  • BS EN ISO 9692-1/2/3/4 – Welding and allied processes.

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