CSA Welding Standards. • Qualifying welders & procedures. • CSA W “ Certification of Companies for the fusion welding of steel”. • CSA W “ Certification. They also sent us their company standard which referred me to the CSA W59 and W I can’t tell if they recognize my CWI or if we need to. In the CSA Standards, W59 covers similar subjects and W The CSA W Standard is administered by the Canadian Welding Bureau, which is.

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CSA W47.1 Definition

Each company must employ an adequate number of Welding Supervisors to control its welding operations. Each Welding Supervisor must have welding related experience and complete written examinations on welding symbols, weld faults, quality control and inspection methods and the following standard s:. I hope you had all the children you want, because css the CWB gets done with you, you’ll be a eunuch. We fabricate tanks not pressure vessels that are built in USA w74.1 go to Canada however only with the contract recognizing AWS standards for design and welding.

Our supervisor doesn’t really like that idea, haha but I don’t think he could do that 4 part exam. By Solluz Date Examinations are normally held in each of the CWB Group’s regional offices. I don’t remember if the foreman has to be “certified”, but the welder has to be “certified” by CWB. Thanks guys, Yeah this seems to more trouble than its worth, but now we’re being told it could be alot more work coming our way.

Each company must prepare and submit to the CWB Group for acceptance, a detailed set of welding procedures consisting of:. Included in this package are several forms that must be completed and returned to the Bureau.

Powered by mwForum 2. Each new company receives a “Certification Binder” which contains all of the necessary materials to complete the certification process. From time to time, a CWB Group representative will visit each company to complete an audit report and provide assistance. The welding supervisor must be “certified” to CWB requirements. Welding Inspector – Study Guides.


Florida West Coast – Section The telephone number for CWB is s47.1 Casll me at W47.11 Date I just got my shop certified CWB, one big issue is that you will need a “Welding Engineer” to sign off on the procedures. Show All Brochure Form Guide. It would be very expensive to certify our company, and we sent a variance to the customer it see if we can use our AWS standards. We do have an engineer that could qualify to be certified under CWB and I found out that my CWI does hold some credit but I’d have to test to be CWB certified, and it would be easier for me to be labled the weld supervisor.

To meet that hurdle the designer must be “certified” to CWB requirements.

That will require you to pay for someone from CWB to witness the welding. If such compliance to CSA W By Richard Cook Date Marc Stone is no longer with the CWB, went private industry.

We called the company up and sure enough it’s for a job in Canada. Must pass the lesser to move up. If the purchase order or the project specifications didn’t specify CWB was a requirement, you may be able to cxa charge the customer or back out of the contract as gracefully as you can.

Fabricators and erectors responsible for welding structures fabricated or erected under this standard shall be certified by the Canadian Welding Bureau to the requirements of CSA W As noted, it may not be a simple matter of getting the welder certified. Find out what is required to get certified. The forms are used to designate and list personnel and to document the welding related experience of the welding supervisors and engineers.

Rochester – Section You will most likely have to requalify as a welder and requalify your WPSs. North Florida – Section Welding Supervisor qualifications remain in effect with the certified company even if the certification as a Welding Inspector has expired. Arizona – Section Skip to main content. If the welder takes 1G and 2G and fails the 1G and passes the 2G he gets no certification because it is a progressive testing process.


Also included in the binder are the applicable CSA Welding Standards, study guides and other relevant documents. Seminars are provided occasionally on each of the subjects required for qualification.

Anyone ever dealt with the CSA W?

No your CWI is not recognized, but gives Credit for it in the exam process. The qualification examinations on welding symbols, weld faults and quality control and inspection methods may be waived if the Welding Supervisor holds a diploma from a recognized course in welding fundamentals or weld quality control and inspection. If compliance to CSA W Once all of the above are completed and all other items such as electrode storage facilities shop and fieldgeneral appearance of welding, etc.

An interview will be conducted to review the material submitted and discuss the engineer’s experience and educational background.

CSA W47.1 Fusion Welding of Steel Company Certification

Part of the work may be sublet to a Division 3 fabricator or erector; however, the Division 1 or Division 2 fabricator or csq shall retain responsibility for the sublet work. Colorado – Section w447.1 Yea it is expensive, and I had to have my Inspectors take the supervisors exams and qualify because the supervisors wouldn’t be able to cut it.

Nebraska – Section Permission is also granted to use the CWB Group registered trademark on the company’s letterhead and promotional material. The major hurdle is the requirement for the independent witness provided by the CWB. Good luck my friend.