TOP Awarded Special Equipment Manufacturing Certificate

April 24th -26th, entrusted by AQSIQ (Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the PRC), National Steel Product Quality Supervision and Inspection Center dispatched the experts to conduct an on-site 3 days audit in Anhui Tianda Oil Pipe. With mutual efforts of each division of Anhui Tianda Oil Pipe (TOP), the company has passed the re-certification audit smoothly, and awarded this certificate this month in May.

Special equipment re-certification cycle is every 4 years. Each Chinese seamless steel pipe manufacturer in China must be examined and appraised by the AQSIQ, and can produce the pressure pipe only after the special equipment manufacture license have been obtained. TOP got its first license from the beginning of 1994 (The original license issuing under the Ministry of metallurgical industry), it was called the production license at that time.
The audit was conducted in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the special equipment. A comprehensive and detailed audit was conducted from documents and records control, contract review, implement  system  of  personal  quality  responsibility,  the personnel qualifications of for special equipment management,staff training and assessment,raw material control, production process control, control of heat treatment, nondestructive detection, control of physical and chemical inspection, inspection and test equipment control, nonconforming product control, quality improvement and service control ,and so on. At the same time, in order to further expanding the market, according to market demand of pressure pipeline industry, this audit added 22 new international standards based on the original of product type test accreditation range. Covering ASTM, ASME, EN, JIS seamless steel pipe manufacturing standard system. The expert group conducted a comprehensive audit focused on the quality assurance system of the 22 added international standard products, and particularly focused on the process of heat treatment and nondestructive testing. 

Each audit is both a test and promotion to the quality management level,the company will take this opportunity to continuous improve and perfect the quality assurance management system.