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Inspections & Validations

The legal and regulatory requirements placed on businesses that use welding equipment is always changing.

Making sure your electrical equipment is inspected regularly, getting the right validations for the right industries and staying on top of these requirements all while managing the day-to-day running of your business can sometimes get difficult, and that’s where we can help.

Our Inspections and Validations service is comprehensive, fast, and cost-efficient.

Rapid have recently invested in the latest automatic validation equipment from Kemppi, each of our workshops are equipped with this latest Arc Validation system. Which includes automatic updating, asset management and portal web access to all certificates both present and historical. This also allows you to manage your welding assets on a secure database which is accessible 24/7. 

Equipment Validations

Having validated machines is vital to ensuring your machines are up to scratch and working as they should be.

We are able to carry out validations at your workshop to avoid disruption, our experienced engineers also meet the necessary criteria to carry out validations, so you can be sure they’re being validated correctly.

Electrical Inspections

Working with electrical equipment comes with its own unique set of risks.


Regular inspections of your equipment will not only mean your equipment meets the requirements of your insurance policy and all the necessary regulations, it also means you and your employees can work, confident in the knowledge that they’re doing so safely.

Why use our inspections and validations service?


Validations carried out to BS EN IEC 60974-14:2018 and electrical inspections conducted to BS EN 60974-4:2016 and both fully audited under our ISO certification.

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All our test equipment calibrated to national standards. This means you can be sure our testing is accurate. 

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Machine asset list held on our secure database with reminders sent to you.

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All our engineers fully meet the criteria to perform electrical inspections and validations.

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Carried out at your site to minimise disruption to your production.

and much, much more...

  • Ensures you are compliant for Structural Steel CE marking under CPR regs 305/2011.


  • Validation certificates available online with easy access for QA staff. No more struggling to find relevant certificates at audit time.

  • Equipment information held on our secure database and reminders sent so you can be sure your kit is never out of validation. 

  • Inspection certificates available online with easy access for QA staff. No more struggling to find relevant certificates at audit time.

  • Helps you fulfil your requirements under Health and Safety at Work Act 1989 and Puwer 1998.

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“Rapid is a very good company, they communicate clearly and in a straightforward way. Good quality assured. Good teamwork, also always on hand if we need help”

Greg, Havant Sheetmetal

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