BS EN ISO 15618-1:2016 - Qualification testing of welders for underwater welding. Hyperbaric wet welding
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BS EN ISO 15618-1:2016

Qualification testing of welders for underwater welding. Hyperbaric wet welding

Status : Current   Published : October 2016



This part of ISO 15618 specifies essential requirements, ranges of qualification, test conditions, acceptance requirements and certification for the qualification testing of welder-diver performance.

This part of ISO 15618 is applicable for hyperbaric wet welding on steel.

The recommended format for the certificate of qualification testing is given in Annex A.

During the qualification test, the welder-diver may be required to show adequate job knowledge of the welding processes, materials and safety requirements for which he is to be qualified. Information on these aspects is given in Annex B.

The welding processes referred to in this part of ISO 15618 include those fusion welding processes which are designated as manual or partly mechanised welding. It does not cover fully mechanised and fully automatic processes (see 5.2).

This part of ISO 15618 applies to all new qualifications from the date of issue.

However, this part of ISO 15618 does not invalidate previous welder-diver qualifications made to former national standards or specifications, providing the intent of the technical requirements is satisfied and the previous qualifications are relevant to the application and production work on which they are employed.

The certificate of qualification testing is issued under the sole responsibility of the examiner or examining body.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 15618-1:2016
TitleQualification testing of welders for underwater welding. Hyperbaric wet welding
Publication Date31 October 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 17637, ISO 17639, ISO 9017, ISO 17636, ISO 5817, ISO 17640, ISO 5173, ISO 6947, ISO 17637:2016, ISO 4063, ISO 15609-1, ISO/TR 15608:2017
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO/TR 25901:2007, ISO/TR 25901-3:2016, ISO 15607, ISO 857-1
ReplacesBS EN ISO 15618-1:2002
International RelationshipsEN ISO 15618-1:2016,ISO 15618-1:2016
Draft Superseded By15/30324507 DC
DescriptorsWelding, Approval testing, Welders, Qualification approval, Underwater, Certification (approval), Acceptance specification, Diving
Title in FrenchÉpreuve de qualification des soudeurs pour le soudage sous l'eau. Soudage hyperbare en pleine eau
Title in GermanPrüfung von Schweißern für Unterwasserschweißen. Nassschweißen unter Überdruck
ISBN978 0 580 90383 0
File Size1.98 MB

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