Calculating Pre-Heat according to BS EN 1011-2
BS EN 1011 is issued in several parts in order that it may cover the different types of weldable metallic materials and specific welding processes.
Running a Welding Procedure Qualification Record (WPQR)
Running a Welding Procedure Qualification Record (WPQR) requires any company to understand the following key factors or ‘essential variablesR
Welding Aluminum: MIG welding options
Aluminum material has very specific properties which need to be considered during welding to prevent excessive distortion and grain growth.
Introduction to Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)
As part of our range of NDT capabilities, The WDC offer Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT). PAUT is similar to conventional Ultrasonic Testing (UT
NDT at The Welding Development Centre
This blog discusses The Welding Development Centre’s Non Destructive Testing (NDT) capabilities we can offer to our clients.
Sean Peatfield joins The Welding Development Centre
Sean Peatfield joins The Welding Development Centre (WDC) as a Welding Technologist. The WDC have continued to grow our expert team of welding profess
A Journey into Welding Engineering – Darren Donnison
Leaving school and being bored of parrot fashion education, I realised college was not for me. I did take engineering as a GSCE and I also enjoyed sci
Training and Testing at The WDC
This blog is designed to give you an idea of what typical training and test days are like at The Welding Development Centre (WDC).
BS EN ISO 9606-1 revalidation of welder qualifications
BS EN ISO 9606-1 covers qualification testing of welders in steel and its alloys. After the initial effort and investment of a welder passing their we