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The ever changing legal and regulatory requirements that impact industry place various responsibilities on organisations which use welding equipment. All electrical equipment should be inspected regularly and be safe to operate. Certain industries also require welding equipment to be validated to ensure it performs within tolerances and welds correctly. We offer a fully comprehensive and cost efficient validation and inspection service to all our customers.

Equipment Validations

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  • Validation tests exceed BS EN 50504:2008 and fully audited under our ISO certification so you can be sure you are receiving the best service.
  • All our test equipment is in calibration back to national standards. This means you can be sure our testing is accurate. Calibration certificates for our test equipment are easily available online.
  • Ensures you are compliant for Structural Steel CE marking under CPR regs 305/2011
  • Validation certificates available online with easy access for QA staff. No more struggling to find relevant certificates at audit time.
  • Equipment information held on our database and reminders sent so you can be sure your kit is never out of validation. 
  • All our engineers fully meet the criteria to perform validations. You know your machines are being calibrated correctly.
  • Carried out at your site to minimise disruption to your production.
  • Our Validation processes are continually audited as part of our Lloyds ISO 9001 Certification, giving you the peace of mind that our methods comply with all necessary regulations.
  • Collection and delivery service anywhere in the UK


Electrical Inspections

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  • Please note a PAT test is not a sufficient test for a welding machine under the regulations below.
  • Helps you fulfil your requirements under Health and Safety at Work Act 1989 and Puwer 1998.
  • All electrical testing is to BS EN 60974-4:2016
  • All our test equipment is in calibration back to national standards. This means you can be sure our testing is accurate. Calibration certificates for our test equipment are easily available online.
  • Ensures your equipment is working correctly and safely, lowering the risk to employees and helping you meet your insurance requirements.
  • Inspection certificates available online with easy access for QA staff. No more struggling to find relevant certificates at audit time.
  • Equipment information held on our database and reminders sent so you can be sure your kit is never out of validation. 
  • All our engineers fully meet the criteria to perform electrical inspections. You know your machines are being calibrated correctly.
  • Carried out at your site to minimise disruption to your production.
  • Our Electrical Inspection processes are continually audited as part of our Lloyds ISO 9001 Certification, giving you the peace of mind that our methods comply with all necessary regulations.
  • Collection and delivery service anywhere in the UK


Gas Testing

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Working with any compressed gas can be dangerous to both life and property. Your gas and oxy fuel equipment should be tested regularly to ensure it is operating safely and at maximum efficiency. We offer a fully comprehensive and cost efficient gas testing service to all our customers.

  • Gas equipment is tested to B.C.G.A CP7: REVISION 7 2014 and CP47:2018, the latest standards.
  • All our test equipment is in calibration back to national standards. This means you can be sure our testing is accurate. Calibration certificates for our test equipment are easily available online.
  • Ensures kit is in date and functioning correctly, lowering the risk to your employees and helping you meet your insurance requirements.
  • Can identify potential problems before they become an issue, saving you money and stopping gas wastage.
  • Certificates available online with easy access for QA staff. No more struggling to find relevant certificates at audit time.
  • Equipment information held on our database and reminders sent so your kit is never out of inspection.
  • All our engineers are City and Guilds qualified and can advise on the correct operation and storage of your equipment so you gain the maximum efficiency from your equipment.
  • Includes the tagging / marking of your equipment so you can easily identify it.
  • Our Gas Testing processes are continually audited as part of our Lloyds ISO 9001 Certification, giving you the peace of mind that our methods comply with all necessary regulations.

For more information on machine validations, electrical inspections, and gas testing please email ServiceDept@RapidWelding.com or call the office on +44 (0)14 89 779 342 and ask for Karen.