Spesmet Technology - Consulting Service Offering

Spesmet Technology specialise in providing welding and metallurgical consulting services to industry.

Numerous training courses have been developed and presented at various Southern African cities as well as in-house at customer sites.


The consulting services consist of but are not limited to:

Welding Procedure Specifications

Issue preliminary, pre-qualified or qualified welding procedure specifications on behalf of the manufacturer, and assist the manufacturer in the qualification testing of welding procedures.

Welder Performance Qualification

Issue welder competence certificates and assists the manufacturer in the qualification testing of welders.

Welding Fabrication Optimization

Evaluation, improvement and optimization of weld quality, welding processes and welding practices and reducing welding costs.

Welding Engineering Assistance

Providing technical information and support regarding welding and treatment of  steels, stainless steels, aluminium alloys, nickel alloys, coppers and bronzes, titanium alloys, cast irons, engineering plastics, ceramics, metal matrix composites, build-up alloys and surfacing (hard-facing or cladding) alloys.

Providing Advice

Providing advice and support on weldability of materials, i.e. cracking susceptibility and properties (mechanical, fatigue, fracture toughness, impact toughness and corrosion), the effect of joint design, filler material, welding heat input and post-weld heat treatment.

Quality System Support

Technical assistance regarding ISO 3834, EN 15085 and other related quality management systems. This includes design of the quality management system, evaluation and guidance on implementation of quality management systems. (ISO 3834 lead auditor employed).

Design Support

Design and manufacturing support in terms of all welding activities.

Welding Standards

Selection and use of welding standards and codes regarding design, application, related welding procedure and welder qualification, and quality acceptance.


Technical information and support regarding all welding and cutting processes.

Failure Analysis

Failure analysis on structures, components and fabricated assemblies.

Flux Formulations

Development and formulation of electrode flux formulations for the production of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) electrodes and surfacing flux cored wires.


Numerous training courses have been developed and presented at various Southern African cities as well as in-house at customer sites.

Spesmet Technology provides ECSA accredited training courses on :

  • Welding and Materials Technology
  • Inspection and Quality Control in Welded Fabrication
  • Metallurgy for Non- Metallurgists

Other training courses developed and presented since 2004 are:

  • Welding Technology and Metallurgy
  • Health and Safety in Welding and Cutting
  • Welding Economics
  • Practical Heat Treatment
  • Metallurgy and Welding of Stainless Steels
  • Welding Processes
  • Materials Engineering
  • ISO 3834 – Requirements and System Implementation
  • ISO14731 Welding Coordination Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Weld Cost Saving

Contact Details


Ladismith, Western Cape, 6655


+27 28 551 2119


+27 82 883 4970