New for 2016! - Weld Procedures and Welder Coaching

Independent Lifting Services Limited can now offer a complete service of providing welding guidance and support step by step from an experienced CSWIP Welding Quality Control Co-ordinator and Senior Welding Inspector used to working in accordance with welding quality control management systems (EN ISO 3834), this remit includes writing up ‘Preliminary’ welding procedures in accordance with EN ISO 15614-1, ASME Section IX and AWS D1.1 Structural welding codes and specifications following through to completion, whereby Weld Procedure Qualification Records (WPQR), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS) and Welder Qualification Certificates are written up signed and approved by Notified bodies such as Bureau Veritas, Det Norske Veritas or Lloyds Registry etc.

Independent Lifting Services Limited can also provide welder guidance and coaching services by an experienced welder in the use of welding processes such as MMA, TIG, MIG, MAG, and FCAW on carbon and stainless steel Plate/Pipe butt and fillet welds, leading to successful Welder Qualifications subject to welder skill being carried out to approved weld procedures in accordance with either EN ISO 9606-1:2013, ASME Section IX or AWS D1.1 standards.

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Inspection Excellence


In addition to our comprehensive load testing services, we also provide the very latest Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) services such as Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), Dye Penetrant Inspection (DPI), Eddy Current testing (ET) and Visual Weld Inspection (VT), meaning that we can meet all your Non-Destructive Testing requirements and with all records centralised, you have one company to deal with at re-test time or in an emergency situation.

Worldwide Lifting Standards


We are FULL MEMBERS of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA)

The LEEA is established across the globe as the respected and authoritative representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide. 

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