The high quality standards for Sudbury International ducting expansion jointsApril 3, 2019 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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For more than 40 years, Sudbury International Engineered Products Limited has provided top industrial products, especially expansion joints for ducting systems. These joints comply with international standards for quality-management systems, such as ISO 9001. These standards aim to achieve customer satisfaction by preventing nonconformity at all stages, from design to servicing.
The quality-management standards for expansion joints for ducting systems specify requirements for use when a supplier like Sudbury International must demonstrate its capacity to design or provide conforming products.
When the standard is applicable
The ISO 9001 standard is applicable in two situations: when the required design and product requirements are principally stated in performance terms; and when it is possible to attain confidence in product conformance adequate demonstration of the supplier’s capabilities in design, development, production, installation, and servicing.
Certification to conformance with ISO 9001 assures verification and documentation of all procedures for managing quality assurance in the manufacture of expansion joints for ducting systems – from the material selection to manufacturing, testing, and delivery preparation. If there is no such internationally approved quality-management system, written procedures must be maintained as a minimum by the manufacturer for several categories:
- Identification and control of material. There must be a system to ensure that the materials used in joint construction meet the requirements of the drawing and specifications, as well as documented procedures for identification and traceability of the materials in the finished product.
- Drawing and document control. Assembly drawings must be made, while documented procedures are established to control documents and information related to the above documents.
- Manufacturing processes and control. A system should be in place to make sure manufacturers use only applicable drawings and procedures. Expansion-joint producers must document production, installation, and servicing procedures for uniform quality.
- Testing, inspection, and documentation. Manufacturers must prepare, maintain, and use written procedures covering in-process and inspection operations – including both physical and thermal testing.
- Final inspection and identification. Before expansion joints are shipped to suppliers like Sudbury International, manufacturers must check the products thoroughly to ensure that they have maximum integrity.
To learn more, contact Sudbury International.