Quality, Testing and Approvals
The Lindapter product range offers you a flexible, reliable and cost effective alternative to the more traditional methods of securing steelwork, such as site drilling or welding. The range provides the most demanding engineers with an effective solution to their fixing requirements under the most arduous conditions and in sometimes hazardous and corrosive environments worldwide. Whether you are a specifier or user you can be 100% confident in Lindapter’s product performance.
British Standards Institution
Lindapter is registered under BS EN ISO 9001:2000, as a company with a suitable system of quality management.
Testing and Approvals
Lindapter believes in gaining the full support of industry approval bodies wherever relevant to their products. The following symbols are placed alongside products in the Lindapter brochure to show they are approved by that particular body.
The Deutsche Institut für Bautechnik, Berlin is a body which approves products and materials for use in structural engineering applications in the construction and civil engineering industries.
Lloyds Register Type Approved Products have been subjected to tensile, frictional, shear, vibration and shock tests, witnessed and verified by Lloyds Register.
The TUV approval is the certifying authority for safety, quality and environmental protection.
Det Norske Veritas has approved the use of Lindapter products lifting applications. This includes their use on both mobile and fixed offshore installations.
Fire Protection Approvals
The American Insurance Association, Factory Mutual, offers an approval which is recognised by the fire protection industry worldwide.
Verband der Schadenversicherer e.v. is a German insurance association who also offer a rigorous approval for products used in the fire protection industry.
These approvals serve to reinforce Lindapter’s extensive in-house testing procedures. All Lindapter products are fully tested in all relevant applications, so you can be 100% confident, whether specifying or using, that Lindapter products will perform as per the information detailed in the catalogue. Loads published are the product safe working loads, taking into account a guaranteed factor of safety (5 or 4 in most cases).
Ancon is exhibiting at the 2016 NZ Bridges Summit on 1st - 2nd November in Auckland. The conference is endorsed by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and we will be showcasing our BT range of threaded reinforcement couplers, our MBT range of bolted couplers and various Lifting Systems including our brand new EdjPro Narrow Anchor system.
Having recently identified issues with the performance of some batches of reinforcing steel supplied to us, we have introduced batch testing for all reinforcement used in combination with our BT coupler system in New Zealand to ensure compatibility.