Weld Testing

How do you know a job well done is really well done? Well, one tried and tested way is to seek out the services of a dependable welding inspector who you can rely on to carry out professional welding tests. QSM Fabrication has a wealth of experience in metal fabrication, including all facets of welding at industry standard level. We take quality deadly serious and dedicate ourselves to offering quality welding support to our valued clients. Contact us today to find out more about weld verification in our Weld Testing Centre.

Experts in welding

We rely on the in-depth experience we’ve amassed over the last 35 years, across a diverse portfolio of private companies and government organisations. It is this experience that makes us the unrivalled choice and go-to solution for weld quality inspection.

There are 2 types of weld testing: destructive and non-destructive weld testing. Each has its own features, methods and merits.

Destructive weld testing

 How it works

When you manufacture a welding piece, send it to us and our specialists will test it to see if it is compliant with Australian standards. Alternatively one of your tradesmen/women can come to our Welding Test Centre personally, weld and test it on our premises. The key to our service is that everything is tested under the expert eye of our fabricators. This ensures you have the best possible opportunity for to pass your welding test as we’ll show you exactly what needs to be done. In short, you can rest assured that you will always have our full support in your journey to reach success.

Types of destructive weld testing 

  • Welding strength test
  • Macro etch weld test
  • Welding bend test
  • Weld break test

Non-destructive weld testing

How it works 

The goal of non-destructive testing is to examine welds without causing any physical damage to the object. This is usually done while the material is still a work in progress. If you want to ensure the quality of your work is of the highest standard, get in touch with our team today for your quote.

Types of non-destructive weld testing

  • Laser weld inspection
  • Ultrasonic weld inspection
  • Visual weld inspection
  • Radiographic weld inspection
  • Dye penetrant weld inspection

Why choose us


Across the full breadth of our metal fabrication services, we refuse to comprise on quality. We’ll go the extra mile to ensure your success. Whether you want guidance, service or just our perspective on any welding related aspect, we’re on hand and keen to help. Best of all, because we are qualified, we carry out all the tests so there’s no need for subcontractors and third parties making our weld testing service cost-effective and convenient.