Steel Bar Grating Certifications

Any project should ensure quality in its construction materials. Quality is so important to client satisfaction  that steel bar grating manufacturing companies seek to obtain fabrication process certifications in order to supply the highest possible quality.

These certifications are established by international organizations whose objective is to standardize requirements throughout the world regarding quality management:

  • COTECNA
    ISO 9001 certification guarantees national and international clients that its manufacturer meets the required quality standards and regulations by the market.
  • LAPEM
    Laboratorio de Pruebas Equipos y Materiales is a Federal Electricity Commission organization in Mexico that aims to address the needs of the power sector nationally and internationally. LAPEM Certification allows the manufacturing companies to provide galvanized products and services to the Commission.
  • AAR M-1003
    The Association of American Railroads in its specification M-1003 Section J for quality assurance, points out the requirements to be met for reliable suppliers of the AAR. AAR M-1003 Certification enables companies to provide Steel Bar Grating running boards to the rail industry.

Steel Bar Grating Manufacturing Companies should also consider being members of specific associations that are committed into best practices:

  • NAAMM
    Since 1938 the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers has represented a wide variety of architectural metal products for building construction. Its objective is to contribute manufacturing companies specific technical standards promoting quality in the market.
  • AMEGAC
    Stands for Mexican Association of Galvanizers. It is a nonprofit organization whose main objective is to promote and develop a galvanizing culture in the country. Hot Dip Galvanizing offers great benefits to steel products, if you wish to learn more about the importance of the galvanizing process, we suggest reading Benefits of Galvanized Steel Structures.

A high quality product flattered by the international market appears whenever the manufacturer understands that it has to be certified in its production processes and also joins as a member in the previously mentioned associations.

Several Types of Steel Bar Grating exist, each one of them has different characteristics in order to satisfy the necessities of the desired covered area. Their functionalities vary depending on the possible loads, uses and environments in which the grating is going to be installed.

If you know any other certification or membership, and believe that it should be included in this article , please contact us.

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