About Global Welding

About Global Welding

Paul Gillespie(Principal/Senior Consultant)

Paul has been involved in the Industrial Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering Fields for over 44 years. He studied Applied Science (Chemistry) at Footscray Institute Of Technology and after working several years as a plant chemist moved into the Manufacturing Engineering Field. Initially involved in pressure vessel design and construction, he diversified into the steam boiler industry. Paul gained his W.T.I.A. Welding Supervisors certificates in 1997 for AS1796 Cert 10 pressure vessels and AS2214 structural steel. After 11 years operating his own manufacturing firm he is now consulting to the manufacturing industry utilizing his diverse education and experience.

Global Welding Technology was created to serve the specialized needs for welding inspection and welding consulting for the manufacturing industries throughout Victoria. This Melbourne based company offers 44 years experience in the welding industry, 25 as a qualified WTIA Welding Supervisor for pressure vessels and structural steel. Global Welding Technology offers expertise in the welding inspection and welding supervision of pressure vessels and boilers, structural steel, stainless steel, aluminium, and specialized metals such as nickel alloys and titanium. Global Welding Technology can provide full weld procedure design & documentation to any Welding Code, ASME, API, ISO, EN or Australian Standard. Providing Weld Procedure Specifications is our specialty. Witness of your Procedure Qualification Record and assisting in its development and documentation with our expertise is another service we provide.

We also provide at your factory/site welding training for your personnel, at your premsises, for a process specific to your needs for all welding techniques. Full welder certification to AS 1796 is then completed through a suitable TAFE College. Global Welding Technology can also provide training for robotic welding and offers a consulting service to the automated industries.

Global Welding Capabilities

  • Welding Inspection
  • Visual Inspection
  • Mag Particle
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Magnetic Particle
  • Welding Supervision
  • Dye Penetrant Testing
  • Radiography
  • Material Identification
  • Coating Inspection
  • AICIP PV Inspection¬†