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Quality Assurance

Since Flexseal began operating during the 1980's outstanding product quality has been and will remain an integral part of the company's strategy.

The company's philosophy on providing high quality solutions to its customers has been reinforced since Flexseal's acquisition by Fernco. The acquisition has opened up new markets and opportunities across the globe and Flexseal have invested considerable resources in meeting and exceeding stringent quality assurance standards. This enables the continuous provision of a consistent product quality and technical excellence to customers throughout the world.

Developing and introducing new products will play an integral role in the long term growth of Flexseal. The company remain committed to ensuring that all new products are manufactured to the highest quality standards thereby enhancing the customer's sales and profit growth potential.

UK

Investors in People: Flexseal recognises the importance of all employees within the company and invests considerable resources in continuous training and development to the Investors in People Standard.

BSI/ UKAS: BSI have registered Flexseal as a company that operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of BS EN 9001:2008 - The design, development, manufacture and supply of pipe connection systems.

EN295-4: These products are manufactured under license to the requirements of BS EN295 Part 4: 1995, 'Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers'. Requirements for special fittings, adaptors and compatible accessories.

Type 2B Standard Couplings______________SC120- LC1000/ W
Type 1 Drain Couplings___________________DC115- DC275
Adaptor Couplings_______________________105- 420mm
Bushes_________________________________up to 1000mm diameter
Type 2A Euro Couplings__________________TC135- TC590
Extra Wide Couplings____________________SC225W- LC1000W

EN681-1 (Lic No. KM12100): Products incorporate Kitemarked elastomeric parts to the requirements of BS EN681 Part 1: 1996 'Specifications for elastomeric joint rings for pipework and pipelines'- drainage.
Details available upon request.

WIS No.4-41-01: Assessed under the Water Industry Certification Scheme, these products comply with the requirements of the Water Industry specification (WIS) 4-41-01 'Specification for flexible couplings for gravity sewerage and drainage pipes'.

BBA Certificate: BBA (British Board of Agreement) states that the Fernco range of couplings are fit for use with sanitary pipework, underground drainage, sewers and rainwater pipes.

WRC Approved: The Flexible Saddle FA150B is certified as meeting the performance requirements set out in PT/243/0405 and PT/244/0405. As for the connection of laterals onto main concrete gravity sewers and pressure pipes in the size range DN450-DN1500.

INTERNATIONAL

U Mark: These products are manufactured under license to the requirements of DIN EN 295; Part 4: 1995, 'Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers'.Requirements for special fittings, adaptors and compatible accessories.
Type 2B Standard Couplings SC120- LC1000
Type 1 Adaptor Couplings 105- 420mm
Bushes up to 1000mm diameter
Type 2A Euro Couplings TC135- TC590

MPA: Products are tested by the MPA Institute thereby ensuring that the required quality standards (including DIN EN 295 Part 4 and BS EN681 Part 1) are achieved.

Australian Standard: These products in Grade 1.4401 (316) Stainless Steel meet the requirements of AS/ NZS 4327: 1995 'Metal- banded flexible couplings for low pressure applications,' for Type B couplings.
Standard Couplings SC120- LC1000
Drain Couplings DC65- DC275
Adaptor Couplings 110 - 420mm
Bushes up to 600mm diameter

Danish/ Norway: These products in Grade 1.4401 (316) Stainless Steel meet the requirements of the approval committee of sanitary materials, Norway and the ETA-Denmark Institute for connecting approved pipes of any material. Standard Couplings, Drain Couplings, Adaptor Couplings and Bushes 100mm-400mm pipes.

K20804: The products below satisfy the technical specifications laid down in the Dutch norm BRL 5220, "Flexible rubber couplings for sewers under repair", as approved by KIWA's regulations for product certification.
Standard Couplings SC120- SC620
Adaptor Couplings AC1221- AC4209
Bushes all moulded units.

NOTE: Standard, Extra Wide and Wraparound Couplings over 1000mm are manufactured to the same quality assurance and material standards as certified couplings.