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May 20, 2013


The Hotchkiss Engineering Group currently holds Coded Welder Approval to BS4872-1:1982, which was awarded by the Safety Assessment Federation in May 2013. The approval extends to cover coded fillet welds of ferritic steels up to 8mm leg length.

Coded welding, code welding or welding code approval ensures that high welding standards are reached and met.

The Hotchkiss Engineering Group was awarded Coded Welder approval to BS4872-1:1982 by the Safety Assessment Federation in May this year.

The approval that Westwell Developments have received covers up to 8mm leg length for coded fillet welds of ferritic steel.

This is a welcome achievement that is particularly important within the energy and utilities sector, along with other industries where safety is paramount.

Download the coded welder approval news article as a PDF.