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Why Should You Invest in Quality Seals?

While industrial seals might seem like something you could save a little money on, this is one part that we don’t recommend cutting costs on. A quality seal will offer many benefits to your business and operations, so it’s worth taking the time to find a solution...

All you need to know about Neoprene O rings

Popular in the refrigeration industry, neoprene o rings are also growing in popularity across a wide range of other sectors due to their incredible resistance to hazardous materials. Also known as chloroquine o rings, these o rings provide excellent resistance to...

Why all sealants are not the same

It's important to understand just how critical it is to use the correct type of sealant. It's especially the case when working with heavy machinery or any industrial situation. You don't want to have to worry about whether your sealing products are working correctly...

How to understand O-rings and their design

O-Rings are a critical component for the proper sealing of specific pipes. They have to sit within a specified groove, which can vary based on the hardware used. That's why it's important to note the various types of o-ring groove design to understand better what kind...

The importance of gasket thickness

Choosing the right gasket material for specific applications is vital. However, gasket thickness is also a feature that must not be overlooked in the decision-making process. Choosing the right gasket thickness can help when you’re experiencing challenges with...

How Temperature Impacts Gasket Performance

When using a spiral wound gasket, there are many things you need to keep in mind. The most common issue we hear people discuss regarding gasket performance issues at high temperatures. If you are using a gasket for the first time at a new temperature and notice it...

How Thick Should Gasket Paper Be?

When creating gaskets, one of the most common questions we receive is regarding gasket paper thickness. You’ll find there are various options on the market, which come in different sizes and thicknesses. Today we’re going to discover what gasket paper is and how you...

O-Rings for the Beer Industry

O-rings offer a wide range of applications, and many people aren’t aware of just how versatile an o-ring can be. When working with o-ring suppliers in the UK, you’ll soon find out that we supply these to a range of businesses, including to breweries. Today we’re going...

Gasket Safety

Gaskets and seals are vital components for applications requiring a solid seal, helping prevent leaks and stop gases and other chemicals from escaping.  However, over time, and due to the fluctuating temperatures, compression sets, and exposure to chemicals, seals do...

Is fluorosilicone rubber o rings a sustainable choice?

Fluorosilicone rubber, also known as FVQM or MFQ, contains 23-28% fluorine and has nearly the same physical and mechanical properties as standard silicone rubber as matches on par with their flexibility at low temperatures.  However, due to its fluorine...

QUALITY ASSURANCE 

CERTIFICATIONS 

Specialist Sealing Products are certified by Lloyds Register to the following standards:

ISO9001:2015
AS9120B (technically equivilent to EN9120:2018 and SJAC 9120:A)

Product Certification – Is available for all products supplied and will include details of all manufacturing and material specifications, batch numbers, cure dates and shelf life giving full source lot traceability 

Product Testing – Testing and Inspection facilities are available to demonstrate compliance of products supplied to British and International Standards and Specifications. 

Specialist Sealing Products are also able to offer the following additional Quality Control benefits  

  • 100% Inspection 
  • High Magnification Inspection 
  • IRHD Testing 
  • Colour Coding 
  • Indivdual Bagging 
  • Individual Labelling and Branding

Specialist Sealing Products are also able to offer the following additional Quality Control benefits  

  • 100% Inspection 
  • High Magnification Inspection 
  • IRHD Testing 
  • Colour Coding 
  • Indivdual Bagging 
  • Individual Labelling and Branding

QUALITY POLICY 

Specialist Sealing Products aims to ensure that its products and services meet the needs and expectations of its customers at all times in accordance with contractual requirements, its policies and procedures. 

The organisations management operates a Quality Management System that has gained ISO 9001:2015 certification incorporating AS9120 Aerospace Standard, including aspects specific to the supply of precision seal, gaskets and associated products and is committed to: 

      1. Develop and improve its Quality Management System 
      2. Continually improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System 
      3. The enhancement of : 
      • Product quality, specification and integrity 
      • Logistics 
      • Customer satisfaction 
      • Supplier performance Risk minimisation 
      • Work ethics 

Specialist Sealing Products has a continuing commitment to: 

  • Ensure that customer needs and expectations are determined and fulfilled with the aim of achieving customer satisfaction 
  • Communicate throughout the organisation the importance of meeting customer needs and all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements 
  • Establish the Quality Policy and its objectives 
  • Ensure the management reviews not only set but review the quality objectives, and report on the Internal audit results as a means of monitoring and measuring the processes and the effectiveness of the Quality Management System 
  • Ensure the availability of resources. 

The Organisation complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and constantly monitors its quality performance, implementing improvements when appropriate. 

All personnel understand the requirements of this Quality Policy and abide with the requirements of the Quality Management System as defined in this Quality Procedures Manual. This Quality Policy is regularly reviewed in order to ensure its continuing suitability. 

Copies are made available to all members of staff along with copies of the minutes of Management Reviews, or extracts thereof, in accordance with their role and responsibilities as a means of communicating the effectiveness of the Quality Management System. 

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