Advanced Quality Planning: PFMEA and Process Flow & Control documents are prepared with the data initiated in the design manufacturability review.
Raw Material: A material cert accompanies every coil of wire, which is purchased by AWP. This ensures lot traceability back to the drawing mill and further back to the rod mill.
Dimensional Testing: AWP measures all physical characteristics of springs using standard dimensional gages including micrometers, calipers and optical comparators.
Spring Force Testing: AWP utilizes up-to-date computerized force tester’s technology to measure loads on all springs produced.
Visual Inspection: AWP associates are proficiently trained in order to apply our comprehensive Workmanship Standards to all visual characteristics of the springs we produce. Video microscopes are used to assist the visual inspection process.
SPC: Spring forces and all customer designated critical characteristics are monitored and controlled during production using by SPC standards.
PPAP: AWP provides AIAG or customer-specific PPAP documents upon request.
ISO 9001:2008: The AWP Quality Management System has been assessed and approved by the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standard.