|Back to Back Issues Page|
PWL#049B - Visual Inspection, Certified Welding Inspector, Visual Requirements for NDT, Duties
September 17, 2007
PWL#049B - Visual Inspection, Certified Welding Inspector, Visual Requirements for NDT, Inspector's Duties, VI Guide, Acceptance
Please find here our new Mid Month Bulletin that we offer with the purpose of providing useful online information easily accessible to our readers, either now or at
Therefore may we suggest that you save or bookmark this page for your future reference.
For any questions, comments or feedback please send a message to us by e-mail.
Resources on Visual Inspection and Requirements (17)
Basic information on Visual Inspection, can be found in our page Welding Inspection.
This 17th Mid Month Bulletin deals with Visual Inspection. The importance of this subject is due to its being the easiest and most economic of the Inspection Procedures.
As such it risks to be neglected as a low-tech and unimportant technique, as if it were advisable to supplant it by more sophisticated and advanced electronic or automated methods. It is not.
It would be a costly mistake to disregard Visual Inspection. It should be performed with integrity and thoroughness first of all by the welder, and then by properly trained and supervised Inspectors, conscious of the importance of their job and determined to fulfill their duties to the best of their capability.
Information on Visual Inspection can be found by copying and pasting the following links in your browser and ENTER to reach the following sources:
Visual Inspection (3 pages)
Fundamentals of Visual Inspection Course
Certification Scheme for Personnel (4 documents downloadable)
Certification: Certified Welding Inspector
Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors (24 pages)
Visual Inspection While Work Is In Progress
Ensuring Weld Quality in Structural Applications (16 pages) Part II
Revealing Welding Flaws through Visual Inspection
Vision Testing Requirements for Industry
Inspection Technical Procedure (20 pages)
Links to the Mid Month Bulletin Pages are listed in the regularly updated page on
We urge our readers to Bookmark or to subscribe to our Welding Site Blog by clicking on the orange buttons under the NavBar in each website page.
In case you missed the last Practical Welding Letter, Issue No. 49 of September 2007, you will be able to obtain it by clicking on PWL#049. (Opens a new Page).
If you think that this page might be useful, you are invited to forward it to a friend.
Please accept our Invitation that you will find in a new page reachable by clicking on Welding Talk.
Click on this Logo NOW!
Copyright (©) 2007, by Elia E. Levi and
See you next time...
|Back to Back Issues Page|