To guarantee the maximum safety of the railway rolling stock, the European Committee for Standardization has issued a technical standard for the engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of railway vehicles and their components, in relation to metallic welded ones: UNI EN 15085 – Railway application – Welding of railway vehicles and components
Welding in the railway sector is an important process for guaranteeing the safety of public transport. The EN ISO 15085 standard defines the quality criteria in order to meet the technical requirements of the welding.
The Standard calls for:
In order to obtain EN ISO 15085 certification, it is necessary that the organisation have the following characteristics:
This certification is an element for guaranteeing quality, which is increasingly requested in EU and extra-EU territories for the acceptance of welding works on the market and in the railway industry.