“TRY AND TRY AGAIN IS THE RULE THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED TO BECOME AN EXPERT IN ANYTHING.”

Quality is one of Petrol Raccord’s main focuses and the company prides itself on its extremely low non-conformity rate. The Petrol Raccord plant has its own internal laboratory, which alongside the use of certified base material ensures for the distribution of high-quality butt weld fittings.

On top of ISO 9001:2008, PED, OHSAS 18001:2007, NORSOK M-650 Ed. 4 and AD 2000 certifications, Petrol Raccord has obtained the ASME III NCA-3800 Quality System Certificate for nuclear applications, as well as various end-user approvals.

 

STANDARDS

All orders are reviewed by Engineering and QA Departments, and all specific customer requirements are incorporated into the quality control instructions issued for each individual order. The QC Department is responsible for all aspects of quality, from material reception to machining process control, welding, testing, cleaning, painting and packaging.

NUCLEAR INDUSTRY

In 2009, Petrol Raccord obtained the ASME III NCA-3800 Quality System Certificate for nuclear applications. This allows for the manufacturing and supply of material for Class 1 nuclear piping systems.

In addition to ASME, Petrol Raccord also manufactures nuclear grade fittings in accordance with other international standards and specific customer requirements.

TESTING

Typical NDTs and DTs include:

  • dimensional control
  • dye penetrant, magnetic particle, ultrasonic tests & radiographic examination
  • hardness, PMI, ferrite testing
  • tensile & impact
  • hot tensile
  • simulated PWHT
  • micro examination
  • check analysis
  • carbon content

Petrol Raccord has its own internal laboratory for testing to ensure that all items are in accordance with the highest quality standards.