QUALITY AT THOMAS WARBURTON
We make no compromises when it comes to selecting well established and reputable suppliers. Products are thoroughly tested and approved according to our exacting standards. That’s why our customers can have absolute confidence in knowing that every Thomas Warburton product is fit-for-purpose, durable and reliable.
As part of the Würth Group, Thomas Warburton has access to engineers, technicians and masters of their craft for the following quality assurance tasks:
- Initial sample testing
- Incoming goods inspection
- Complaint processing
- New product testing
The largest testing laboratories available to Thomas Warburton within the Würth Group are seen below:
Before any product is added to the range, it is subjected to several days of endurance testing in the Wurth Group’s Test Laboratory, which is certified to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.
The central testing facility is supported by product testing operations in the USA, Europe and Asia. The combined knowledge of each centre contributes to ensuring quality across the board.
A wide range of tests and measurements are carried out, including but not limited to:
- Hardness tests for metals and plastic
- Small-load hardness test
- Torque test rigs
- Pulling test rig for dimensions up to M80
- Tension testing machine
- X-ray fluorescence spectroscope
- Surface-roughness measuring device
- Measuring microscope
- 3D-coordinate measuring machine
- Contour measuring device
- Optical rotation measurement system
- Impact test bending facility