The Installation and Fabrication Plastics Pipe Association (IFPA) has announced that it will be qualifying welding procedures and weld jobs performed by its members going forward.
Mike SmartIFPA Chairman, explained that this decision was taken in the interest of ensuring consistent quality installations.  IFPA was formed by SAPPMA to expand regulation of the Plastic Pipe Industry in Southern Africa, and open to all fabricators and installers of plastic pipe, as well as suppliers of pipe fittings and related equipment.