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Quality Testing

The term 'Quality' has become more of a marketing tool these days rather than best practice. Here at Sems and Specials, we strive for perfection in every single process and input - to us it's what differentiates the average from the exceptional.

Quality Policy

Our goal is to achieve the highest customer satisfaction possible through our entire process from quotation to shipment, including support after the sale. We are committed to manufacturing product for worldwide consumption that are produced to exacting specifications and world standards. We believe that the disciplines of Quality, Health, Safety, environmental management, training and continuous improvement are key ingredients to our success.

Lab Testing Capabilities

 - Microhardness

 - Hardness

 - Tensile Strength

 - Yield Strength

 - Proof Load

 - Grain Flow

 - Thread Laps

 - Torsional

 - Hydrogen Embrittlement

 - Drive

 - Torque

 

Quality Certification

To demonstrate our concern for quality throughout our manufacturing and business processes, we aim to meet the most demanding standards of international quality certification. World-class quality is an important goal for Sems and Specials.

ISO-9001 Certification to ISO-9001:2015 & IATF 16949-2016

As early as 2001, we had achieved ISO-9001 certification - the international reference for best practices in quality management.  To achieve ISO-9001 certification, companies must specify what they do to:

- Meet their customers' quality requirements

- Apply all relevant regulatory requirements

- Enhance customer satisfaction

- Ensure continuous improvements in line with these objectives

QSLM Certified

Sems and Specials has achieved QSLM CAGE Code 5B4N5 Class 2 Land and Sea certified status with the United States government since 2011. To achieve this status, we have to demonstrate that the controls which we have in-place and in-use on a daily basis comply with the established QSL Criteria, providing maximum assurance that the products procured conform to specification and contractual requirements.

FQA Compliant - Certification & Traceability

Sems and Specials strives for transparency and aims to reassure it's customers through it's quality programs - customers can rest assured that our quality is tried, tested and can be relied upon, no matter the application.  As such, Sems and Specials ensures it is fully compliant with the Fastener Quality Act (FQA).  The enactment of the Fastener Quality Act (FQA) was the result of a number of high-profile fastener failures in the 1980s, a subsequent investigation found shortcomings in industry standards, quality control and safety inspection.  The FQA was enacted to protect public safety by:

- Requiring fasteners sold in commerce conform to the specifications to which they are represented to be manufactured

- Providing for accreditation of laboratories engaged in fastener testing

- Requiring inspection, testing and certification in accordance with standardized methods.

 

Quality Documents

The following documents are available for download. Should you have any questions, or require further information, please contact us and we will happy to assist you.

Sems and Specials ISO-9001:2015 Quality Certificate

ISO-9001:2015

Certified

Sems and Specials IATF 16949:2016 Quality Certificate

IATF 16949:2016

Certified

Sems and Specials QSLM Cage Code 5B4N5 Certified

QSLM Cage Code 5B4N5

Certified

If you have questions or require additional documentation, feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist you.

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