Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) and Welder Qualification Records (WQR) are critical activities that determines the structural reliability of welded structures.
NIW-ANB offers services in the Witnessing of Welding Procedure Qualifications and Welder Qualification Tests to companies needing a Verification to Standards, Specification and or National Regulatory requirements in The Construction of Welding Structures. Standards to which witnessing activities are primarily referenced includes:
- ASME IX
- EN ISO 15614
- AWS D1-1
- ISO 9606: 1-5
NIW-ANB has successfully delivered Witnessing and Welder Examination Services to a number of major projects both onshore and offshore including Bonga FPSO and Egina FPSO respectively.
Tasks performed under NIW-ANB 3rd party services include; Witnessing of Mechanical Tests, Witnessing of Welding Qualification, Comparative Technical Review of Requirements covering Welding Codes and National Regulatory Requirements onsite client’s facilities.