Technoweld COVID Update – Essential Business in South Australia

Technoweld is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our South Australian community, and we continue to follow all COVIDSafe measures and government guidelines. We operate as an essential business, so even in the event of lockdown restrictions, we will remain open...

An Introduction to Structural Steel

Structural steel is used in a variety of sectors such as defence, oil and gas, mining, infrastructureand in the building and construction industries. If welded correctly it is a reliable method of construction, there are many reasons it is so widely used across the...

The Importance of Quality Welding Standards and Compliance

From how mining plant and equipment are built to crucial public infrastructure like bridges, road signs and much more, welding plays an essential role in how the world around us is built. The entire product cycle of the welding process – from design through to...

The Importance of Welding Procedure Specifications

  A Welding Procedure Specification, or WPS, is essential to creating consistent, high-quality products with a confidence that they will withstand the expected service conditions. A WPS purpose is to detail proven welding parameters procedures to guide welders as...

Contamination of Stainless Steel during fabrication

Surface contaminants, defects, and contamination arising through fabrication are all potentially detrimental to the oxide film that protects stainless steel. Corrosion can be initiated from the moment stainless steel has been damaged. Therefore, it is imperative that...

Difference between welding supervisors & welding inspectors

What is a welding supervisor? A certified welding supervisor is responsible for ensuring compliance of all welding activities. Some of these activities include: applicable safety requirements drawings plans weld procedures standards relevant documents.   A...