Continuous quality improvement through dialogue
Through our ISO 9001 system, we have established a full overview of our work and our business processes, thus ensuring strong coherence between our numerous activities in the area of quality assurance and control. Our systematic work with quality also constitutes a solid basis for a productive dialogue with our customers; we promise each other fine-tune processes on an ongoing basis.
Quality in partnership with the customer
As a dedicated supplier to large parts of both Danish and foreign industry, we always run the quality assurance process in partnership with our customers and suppliers. As such, we are not just guided by a predefined quality assurance system but also to a large extent, by procedures and regulations defined by the client – always based on the highest common denominator. The machine parts we produce can therefore often be included directly in customers’ production lines without any additional checking.
Control and traceability from start to finish
We apply continuous monitoring every step of the way: during raw material production, initial machining and final inspection. All relevant data are verified by the individual employee initialling the production order. The painstaking exit control ensures that each and every unit meets your requirements, and that your order is packed correctly for the agreed shipping method.
Acoplastic has been ISO 9001 certified since 2007 and obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification in early 2016.
Acoplastic’s certificates: ISO 9001: 2015 ›
Declarations of conformity:
Acoplastic can issue certificates in accordance with EN 10204:2004, documenting that the deliveries of materials and machine parts live up to your requirements.
2.1 – Declaration of compliance with the order:
Declaration confirming the compliance of the machine parts manufactured with the purchase agreement and internal quality control.
2.2 – Test certificate:
Declaration of compliance with the purchase agreement and internal quality control, with statement of test results achieved from non-specific batch inspection.
3.1 – Inspection certificate:
Declaration of compliance with the purchase agreement and internal quality control, with statement of test results achieved from specific batch inspection.
The material quality is tested in our own lab; as standard, the test comprises a density measurement and a tensile test to determine attributes such as tensile strength and elasticity.
Acoplastic also provides non-binding advice on the use of PTFE and high-tech plastic machine parts in your production set-up.
Registration and documentation for Food Contact Materials (FCMs) and other declarations and certificates
Full compliance with Danish and international standards
Many PTFE machine parts made by Acoplastic are applicated in the pharmaceutical and food industries, which have a stringent environmental and quality standards. We base our declarations of conformity on data from the raw material suppliers and our own tests. If your company wishes to use its own approval template, we are naturally happy to use it as the basis for our declaration.
Food contact materials and other declarations of conformity
When delivering products to the pharmaceutical and food industries, we primarily work with the following regulations and standards:
- EC 1935/2004, Materials and machine parts intended to come into contact with food
- EC/2023 – 2006, Regulations on good manufacturing practice for materials and machine parts intended to come into contact with food
- EC 10/2011, Plastic materials and machine parts intended to come into contact with food
- Migration tests are available on selected Acoflon compounds
- FDA CFR 21 Section 177, Indirect additives: Polymers
- USP Class VI, biocompatible material
- 3-A Sanitary Standards, standards and norms for promoting sanitation and hygiene in connection with dairy products and foods
- Acoflon 100
- Acoflon 215
Controlled by the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and covered by the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration’s Smiley scheme: Click here to read our control report ›
PPAP – control reports
Specification of the processes on the basis of your requirements
PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) is a structured approval process known from TS16949, which is extremely widespread in the automotive industry. In the recent years, more huge enterprises have come to recognise the benefits of this approval process and have chosen to implement the standard. Today, PPAP is one of the cornerstones of Acoplastic quality management system. As a result, we have the capacity to specify and document the capability of the processes and the associated quality control on the basis of your requirements – and this applies in all areas of our production apparatus. With this optimal transparency, you can always be sure that the quality and performance of the machine parts live up to your expectations.
Control and documentation
Throughout the production process, visual and mechanical control are applied on an ongoing basis at all levels – from the production and processing of raw materials to final inspection and exit control. When executing PPAP, we prepare a range of documents according to your wishes:
- Process capability analysis
- Quality control overview
- Material quality
- Risk assessment of critical operations
This documentation ensures that all machine parts live up to your requirements and specification so that they can be assimilated directly into your production line. Through close dialogue – on the basis of PPAP control reports and quality tests, for example – we can continuously fine tune the solution and optimise the individual sub-processes.
We deliver in accordance with REACH and RoHS standards.
We are Acoplastic
Reliable machine parts are the key to operational reliability in all production environments and industries. At Acoplastic, we work with guidance and production of critical machine parts in PTFE and high-tech plastic. On the strength of more than 50 years of expertise, our defining quality is our in-depth familiarity with the peerless attributes and strengths of plastic when used for machine parts in valves, pumps, instrumentation, as well the food/pharma sectors.