Welding and brazing

Based on existing Accreditations and Notifications PED Inspect is performing the approval and qualification of procedures for performing permanent joints and approval of personnel performing and testing permanent joints on pressure equipment, and is in the process of accreditation for the certification of welding facilities.

Welding procedure qualification record (WPQR)

The Inspection Body is accredited in accordance with the standard SRPS ISO/IEC 17020 for Welding Procedure Qualification  Record in accordance with the following standards:

  • SRPS EN ISO 15609-1:2015 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure specification – Part 1: Arc welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15609-2:2015 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure specification – Part 2: Gas welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15609-3:2009 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedures specification – Part 3: Electron beam welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15609-4:2012 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials — Welding procedure specification — Part 4: Laser beam welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15609-5:2012 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure specification – Part 5: Resistance welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15610:2013 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification based on tested welding consumables
  • SRPS EN ISO 15611:2013 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification based on previous welding experience
  • SRPS EN ISO 15612:2008 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification by adoption of a standard welding procedure
  • SRPS EN ISO 15613:2009 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Qualification based on pre-production welding test
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-1:2008 + A1:2009 + A2:2012 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 1: Arc and gas welding of steels and arc welding of nickel and nickel alloys – Amendment 1 (ISO 15614-1:2004/Amd 1:2008) Amendment 2
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-2:2008 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 2: Arc welding of aluminum and its alloys
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-4:2008 + AC:2009 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 4: Finishing welding of aluminum castings
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-5:2008 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 5: Arc welding of titanium, zirconium and their alloys
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-7:2009 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 7: Overlay welding
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-8:2008 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 8: Welding of tubes to tube-plate joints
  • SRPS EN ISO 15614-11:2008 – Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials – Welding procedure test – Part 11: Electron and laser beam welding (ISO 15614-11:2002)

Brazing Procedure Qualification Record (BPQR)

The Inspection Body is accredited in accordance with the standard SRPS ISO/IEC 17020 for the process of procedure qualification of brazing  in accordance with the standard SRPS EN 13134:2008 – Brazing – Procedure Qualification.

Welding Procedure Approval Record (WPAR)

The Inspection Body is accredited in accordance with the standard SRPS ISO/IEC 17020 for welding procedure qualification. PED Inspect performs these activities nased on the Nominations issued by the Ministry in charge of energy-related affairs as follows:

  • Notified Body for pressure equipment conformity assessment (Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 / Annex I – Important safety requirements / Item 3.1.2 – approval of welding procedures for welded joints on pressure equipment Category II, III and IV)
  • Notified Body for permanent joints on pressure equipment (Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 / Annex I – Important safety requirements / Item 3.1.2 – approval of welding procedures for welded joints on pressure equipment Category II, III and IV)
  • Notified Body for conformity assessment of simple pressure vessels  (Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment  of simple pressure vessels, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 / Annex I – Important safety requirements / Item 3.2 – approval of welding procedures used on  simple pressure vessels)

Brazing Procedure Approval Record (BPAR)

The Inspection Body is accredited in accordance with the standard SRPS ISO/IEC 17020 for the approval of brazing procedures. PED Inspect performs these activities in accordance with the notifications issued by the relevant Ministry in charge of energy-related affairs as follows:

  • Notified Body for pressure equipment conformity assessment (Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment  of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 / Annex I – Important safety requirements / Item 3.1.2 – approval of welding procedures for brazing on pressure equipment category II, III and IV)
  • Notified Body for permanent joints on pressure equipment (Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 / Annex I – Important safety requirements / Item 3.1.2 – approval of welding procedures for brazing on pressure equipment category II, III and IV)

Approval of personnel performing permanent joints (welders, solders…)

Based on the notifications issued by the Ministry in charge of energy-related affairs, and in accordance with Item 3.1.2, Annex I, of the Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment  of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011, PED Inspect issues the Approvals for personnel executing permanent joints (welded, brazed etc.) on pressure equipment category II, III and IV as the:

  • Notified Body for pressure equipment conformity assessment
  • Notified Body for permanent joints on pressure equipment

Approval of personnel performing non destructive testing of permanent joints (welded and brazed joints etc.)

PED Inspect as a Notified Body for permanent joints on pressure equipment based on the Notification issued for the Ministry in charge of energy-related affairs, a in accordance with Item 3.1.3, Annex I, of the Regulation on technical requirements for design, fabrication and conformity assessment  of pressure equipment, “Off. Gazette RS”, N° 87/2011 issues the Approvals for personnel performing non-destructive testing of permanent joints (welded, brazed etc.) on pressure equipment Category III and IV.

Certification of welding facilities (CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF CERTIFICATION)

The Certification Body for Management Systems PED Inspect is in the process of accreditation for certification of welding facilities in accordance with the following standards:

  • SRPS ISO 3834-2 (General quality requirements)
  • SRPS ISO 3834-3 (Standard quality requirements)
  • SRPS ISO 3834-4 (Basic quality requirements)