Standards in Manufacturing Aluminium Truss Systems

Standards and Aluminium TIG Welding

 

Standards and regulations are integral for the design and manufacture of all our products, at Total Solutions Group. In subsequent posts we shall take a more in-depth look at these and how they relate to our processes. Some of these procedures are dictated to us by law, others are best practice but all are designed to help us produce the best possible products.

Below is a simple list of the standards and regulations we currently use.

The quality administration systems of TSG are assessed and approved to the following standard (QMS certificate number GB 8209): BS EN ISO 9001 : 2008

Design

The following standards are used in the design and manufacture of TSG aluminium products:
BS EN 1999-1 Design of Aluminium Structures
BS EN 1991 Loading for buildings
CWA 15902-2 Lifting and load bearing equipment for stages and other production areas within the entertainment industry.
CWA 15902-2 part 2, Specifications for design, manufacture and for use of aluminium and steel trusses and towers.

Manufacturing

TFL employs welders tested and approved in accordance with the following standard:
BS EN ISO 9606-2:2004 Qualification test of welders. Fusion welding. Aluminium and aluminium alloys
Well established procedures are used, including those which have been approved in accordance with the following standards:
BS EN ISO 15614-2:2005 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Welding procedure test. Arc welding of aluminium and its alloys.
BS EN ISO 15613:2004 Specification and qualification of welding procedures for metallic materials. Qualification based on pre-production welding test.