Quality

Andrews Fasteners Quality

Andrews Fasteners operate a fully controlled quality system maintaining traceability of products from their initial source of supply, into stock, directly through to dispatch to the customer.

Andrews Fasteners quality system is registered under BS EN ISO 9001 and NHSS3 (National Highway Sector Scheme 3) and has been assessed by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance UK LRQA . Our company also hold UKCA & CE approval for the supply of preload (BS EN 14399) and non-preload (BS EN 15048) fasteners.

For further information please contact our Quality Department

Please refer to our Certificates and Approvals section for all quality documents.

Andrews Fasteners In-House Testing Facility - Test Room Andrews Fasteners In-House Testing Facility - Test Room

To check that the products we supply conform to the relevant standards we operate specialist inspection equipment such as:

  • Tensile Machine for pulling Bolts / Setscrews and Fullnuts
  • Hardness Machine (portable and static)
  • Suitability Test Machine for assembly testing
  • DTI / CLI Testing Machine
  • Thread Gauges for Bolts, Setscrews and Fullnuts
  • Plating Thickness Tester

During Wedge testing and analysis During Wedge testing and analysis

All records for our inspection equipment are controlled by our fully integrated computerised quality system.

Rockwell C Hardness Machine (HRC) Rockwell C Hardness Machine (HRC)

Our company can offer test certificates as required to BS EN 10204 (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1A, 3.1B, 3.1C and 3.2).

Typically we supply full chemical and mechanical test certificates to BS EN 10204 3.1 for most of the products when requested at the time of placing an order.

For all CE & UKCA approved fasteners we issue  Declaration of Performance (DOP) .

We offer 3.2 Test Certificates relating back to the manufacturer. This type of test certificates is the most advanced documents which include external witness testing of the material by an independent accredited body.