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Why Smart

Quality Assurance

Our market-leading, in-house tensile testing facility is able to meet customers’ specific requirements and to test to whatever standards are requested. If required, we are also able to offer external, independent testing by Zurich Laboratory Services, a UKAS registered testing facility.

The Highest Quality Standards

Operating extensive test regimes, we are committed to consistently achieving high standards of quality and were the UK’s first systems company to achieve five separate ISO standards.

Quality Standards

Our extrusions fully conforms to all the relevant British Standards.

Covering the mechanical property limits, tolerances and temper designations of aluminium extrusions as well as the testing requirements, the specific British Standards include the following:

Technical Performance:

BS EN 515:2017
Wrought products – Temper designations

BS EN 573-3:2013
Chemical composition and form of wrought products

BS EN 755-1:2008
Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles

BS EN 755-2:2013
Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles

BS EN 755-7:2016
Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles

BS EN 755-8:2016
Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles

BS EN 755-9:2016
Extruded rod/bar, tube and profiles

BS EN 10204:2004
Metallic products – Types of inspection documents

BS EN 12020-2:2016
Extruded precision profiles in alloys

EN AW 6060 and EN AW 6063

BS EN ISO 6892-1:2016
Metallic materials – Tensile testing

BS 1139-1.2:1990
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Our Investment

Find out how Smart has invested into using 33% less energy.

Our new fourth press is our most energy efficient yet, it uses 33% less energy, and reflects our objective of continually innovating to provide a more efficient production facility.