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ISO 3834 – A Crucial Quality Requirement for Exporting Welded Products to Europe

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 10, 2019 5:47:14 PM
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Did you know that you could get your welded products certified in accordance with ISO 3834 – ‘Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials’?

Ravi Kumar, Thought Leadership
Author Credit: Ravi Kumar, Vice President, TÜV Rheinland India

TÜV Rheinland provides ISO 3834 certification for businesses in the field of repair and installation, and which offer welding in serial and individual production. ISO 3834 is applicable for all welded components in areas such as steel construction, railway, and pressure equipment manufacturing. The ISO 3834 standard sets the quality requirements for the factory and determines the quality assurance principles of the welded products. The goal of ISO 3834 is to help contracting parties define requirements in the field of welding.

The quality of the welding process cannot be readily verified, and its application requires specialist management, personnel, and procedures above and beyond those of general quality systems. For example, many companies have achieved ISO 9001 certification for their quality management systems. However, where significant use is made of a special process like welding, ISO 9001 is unlikely to provide the required demonstration of the company’s capability for quality fabrication.

ISO 3834 can bridge these gaps and boost the fabrication company's ability to sell its products in both domestic and overseas markets.

Experts at TÜV Rheinland can help you prove the high quality of your products through ISO 3834 certification.

The series of standards in ISO 3834 regulate requirements for quality assurance of welded products. ISO 3834 distinguishes three different levels of welding quality:

  • Comprehensive
  • Standard
  • Basic
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Topics: Industrial, IECEx certification, industry, AA19_I03_ATEXIECEX