QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS at Swasap conform to every recognised major international quality standard. Swasap axles are monitored at every stage of manufacture. Inspection procedures are carried out at every key stage of operation.
Manufacturing procedures are certified according to:
- SABS ISO 9001
- ISO 14001
- American Association of Railways (AAR)
- International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS)
- RISAS Approved
Swasap manufactures to the following standards:
- CME 1
- UIC 811-1
- JIS E 4502
- BS 5892 Part 2, 1987
- AAR M101
- GMRT 2466
Full certification on every axle manufactured is provided as standard practice. The Company’s manufacturing process and products are regularly inspected by internationally recognised independent inspection bodies (according to customer requirements).
- Mobile spectrometers
- Microscopes andmicroscopic cameras
- Surface Table
- Impact test machine
- Wide rand of hardness testers
- Milling and other machine tools
- Avery tensile tester
A comprehensively equipped laboratory undertakes testing by ultrasonic, chemical analysis, metallographic and mechanical means. A separate metrology laboratory is maintained for calibration of measuring equipment.