Quality Management

Armaturenwerk Hötensleben GmbH places a great emphasis on quality management. Quality planning, quality control, quality assurance and quality increases improve the processes continuously. Quality management combines all organisational measures which improve process quality, services and thus our stainless steel products. Our goal is to increase and optimise the effectiveness and efficiency.

Priorities include:

  • preserving and increasing customer satisfaction
  • motivating the staff
  • development and adaptation of products and services
  • optimising the communication structures
  • standardisation of certain operating and work processes
  • documentation
  • advanced professional training

Ensuring a constant high quality is supported by:

  • DIN EN ISO certification 9001:2015
  • tested manufacturing facility for pressure equipment in accordance with Pressure Equipment Directive (2014/68/EU)
  • certification to EC directive 2014/34/EU
  • manufacturer of pressure vessels and pipelines to AD 2000-regulations
  • approved welding company for pressure vessels and pipelines per DIN EN 3834-32 (EN 729-2)
  • authorised to label materials and products for pressure vessels per the Pressure Equipment Directive (2014/68/EU) and AD 2000 regulations
  • certification to 3-A Sanitary Standard 63-04 and 78-01
  • EHEDG certification type EL- Class I for AWH butterfly valves

Quality test methods

  • roughness measurement
  • 3D measurement station
  • X-ray testing of weld seams (external)
  • penetrant testing
  • delta ferrite content measurement
  • material mix-up testing with X-ray fluorescence analyser (non-destructive) or spectral analyser
  • endoscopes with documentation
  • pressure probe per approvals
  • contour measurements