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Quality Requirements of a Welding Manufacturer EN15085-2

  • 25 Apr 2024
  • 5:30 PM
  • Online (via Zoom)


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East Midlands Branch Technical Talk

This is an East Midlands Branch event organised and run by our East Midlands for its members. Other members and non-members are welcome to join us.

Overview:  During this presentation, Patric will discuss various crucial aspects, covering the following points:

1. Evolution of Certification

   - Explore the shift from mandatory to voluntary certification.

   - Examine its utilization by internal and external stakeholders, along with accredited  certified bodies.

2. ECWRV Recognition and MCB:

   - Discuss the significance of ECWRV recognition and its impact on Manufacturer Certification Bodies (MCB).

3. Responsibility and Qualification:

   - Emphasize the manufacturer's responsibility for personnel qualification and product quality.

   - Highlight the importance of manufacturer welding personnel being qualified according to EN ISO 14731 and EN 15085-2 Annex D.

4. Certification Standards:

   - Clarify the distinction between certified welding personnel, following IIW education, as strongly recommended but not mandatory.

5. Safety Relevance and Classification:

   - Explore the safety relevance of different activities and the importance of classification levels.

      Speaker: Patric Arlt, Dipl.Ing SFI, IWE/EWE (Schwellstechnische Lehr -und Veruchsanstalt Halle GmbH)

      Speaker Biography: With 46 years of experience in the welding industry, Patric Arlt is a distinguished member of the German Welding Institute, SLV Halle, and DVS Zert Germany. Patric manages the rail vehicle department for the Online Register EN 15085 and is an auditor for EN ISO 3834, EN 1090, and EN 15085. Patric also plays a pivotal role in organizing the approval and recognition of manufacturer certification bodies and auditors within the ECWRV committee. Additionally, he actively contributes to several working groups for DIN and CEN Rail Vehicle Standards Committee, focusing on Applications and DVS Industry 4.0.

      This presentation promises valuable insights into the evolving landscape of certification and the intricate relationships within the welding industry.

      Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Attending this event supports your professional development.  You can claim 2 CPD points per hour for this event.  As a member of the Welding Institute you can record your CPD activity online from your membership portal.

      Additional Information:

      • Registration for this event will close 24 hours before the start.
      • Live event only
      • Registration details maybe shared with our Branch volunteers to help facilitate this event.

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