ISO 3834 provides a comprehensive framework with necessary controls and best practices that must be followed throughout the welding process. From design and material selection to execution and inspection, certification can ensure your clients are aware of the consistent quality and safety of your welded products and structures.
We can certify your company to parts 2, 3 and 4 of the ISO 3834 standard:
- Part 2 – Comprehensive Quality Requirements
- Part 3 – Standard Quality Requirements
- Part 4 – Elementary Quality Requirements
Our materials & welding services
Our team of experts can bring you the assurance you need, from inspecting the steel to qualifying the welders. We can help make sure your materials are safe and the correct procedures are being implemented. Our continuous surveillance program helps manufacturers to maintain the quality system to be in compliance with regulations.
Globally recognised accreditations
LRQA holds a range of accreditations that enable the delivery of services to the materials and welding industry, in line with global and national schemes, codes, standards and regulations including ASME, Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), Indian Boiler Regulations (IBR) and ISO 3834 (welding).
A respected partner
Our inspectors are authorised to undertake reviews in accordance with global and regional industry standards, and we’re accredited by recognised bodies to deliver a range of services, including ISO 3834, that follow international best practices.
Compliance & certification services
From EU Directives and National Regulations to international codes and standards – LRQA offers a wide range of services that support your compliance journey.
Supply chain assurance
We can work closely with you to provide services across your supply chain, helping you maintain quality, compliance, and integrity at every stage.
Why work with us?
Global reach, local insight
LRQA offers specialist inspection and assurance services in over 80 countries, helping clients in every sector – including the materials and welding industry - anticipate, mitigate and manage risk. Our team of over 1,500 inspection experts utilises extensive local sector knowledge to help thousands of clients safely and sustainably establish best practices.
We work side-by-side with you, listening first to gain a comprehensive understanding of your business including its risks, challenges, and materials and welding needs. Using our broad expertise across specialisms and industries, we’ll help you identify areas that need improvement before creating solutions that will support your business. Our continued support helps ensure that your suppliers, equipment, processes, and projects perform in line with expectations and comply with relevant laws, regulations, and best practices.
In many cases, our services can be delivered on-site or remotely using safe and secure technology. If you opt for our remote delivery methods, you’ll receive the same high-quality service with several added benefits, including flexibility, fast delivery and access to global expertise.
We’ve led the way in shaping our industry and continue to expand our services and expertise by collaborating with clients, acquiring businesses, and forming new partnerships. The result is a unique and connected portfolio of services – including material and welding services - that can help you ensure complete cyber resilience and product integrity, assure your assets and management systems, navigate the energy transition, and source responsibly.
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Our materials and welding services
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