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Component testing and inspection for complete customer confidence in our components and sub-assemblies

Component testing and inspection is completed to the highest standards at The West Group.  Depending on the type of component or sub-assembly in our production portfolio, we utilise a variety of destructive and non-destructive testing methods.

The West Group conforms with the tightest and most exacting component testing quality standards using the latest inspection and testing methods and equipment.  This ensures our fluid control components and sub-assemblies both meet and exceed the expected operational functionality and quality.

Our testing and inspection processes are continually reviewed to ensure they remain in line with current industry requirements and customer expectations.  We therefore achieve the highest component reliability and performance for our customers.

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The West Group - Testing and Inspection

Our primary testing and inspection methods include:

Inspection Processes - We have multiple inspection methods ranging from the latest image measurement equipment, vision systems and UV inspection equipment, through to conventional small tooling such as vernier, callipers and height gauges.

Testing Processes - The West Group offers pressure, flow and leak decay testing for both liquid and gaseous applications utilising a range of UKAS calibrated equipment.  If a component or assembly requires test equipment that is not yet available on the market, The West Group has designed, built and CE marked test equipment to meet the testing requirements.

Our components and sub-assemblies undergo a rigerous process of destructive and nondestructive testing methods (NDT) at various stages of R&D, manufacturing, production and post-production.

ISO certified testing and inspection capability

Testing and inspection data of The West Group products is available to help our customers understand and decide if our products meet the specific requirements and expectations in terms of quality and functionality.  We are committed to supplying precision manufactured products using production processes of the highest standards.

For full details of our quality objectives and certification, please visit the Commitment to Quality section of our website where you will find a range of information regarding the certification we hold and the standards our products meet.

Would you like to speak to a member of our Technical Team?

If you would like more information on a specific element of the procedures we use to test and inspect our products, our technical department would be delighted to support your enquiry.  Please complete our online appointment request form, contact us by e-mail or call our support team on +44 (0)23 9226 6031.

The West Group - Testing & Inspection Equipment