Global SPX FLOW

Global Website

Americas

Asia - Pacific

Power Team

Global - English

Asia - Pacific

Europe

 
Quality Policy

Quality Standards

The SPX FLOW commitment to quality, through our Power Team brand, is evident in everything we do, from raw material receipt to how we support our customers years after they purchase our products. The Power Team brand is registered to ISO 9001: 2008 international quality standard. ISO 9001:2008 requires compliance with standards for management, administration, product development, manufacturing and continual improvement. Our registration verifies that the Power Team brand has adopted and maintains documentation for processes ranging from suppliers to customers, inspection, handling and training. ISO 9001 also requires periodic internal and external audits to ensure all aspects of work affecting quality control are monitored.

View Power Team ISO 9001:2008 certificate of registration.

ASME B30.1

Power Team brand hydraulic cylinders comply with the criteria set forth in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers standard ASME B30.1: Cylinders are tested at 125 percent of rated pressure at full travel and are inspected to assure functionality and freedom from leaks.

ASME B40.1

Power Team heavy-duty pressure gauges are designed in accordance with the recommendations set forth in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers standard ASME B40.1, Grade B.

CE Mark

SPX FLOW, through the Power Team brand, is committed to designing, manufacturing and marketing products that meet or exceed the needs of the customers we serve. The Power Team brand supplies a Declaration of Incorporation (for Partly Completed Machinery only) or a Declaration of Conformity and CE Marking for products that are within the scope and conform to at least one European Community CE Directive. Note: Not all products are within such scope and subsequently may not be allowed to carry a CE mark. If the CE mark is required or requested, please contact the factory for clarification and note that it must be requested at the time a Power Team brand product is ordered.

CSA

Where specified in our literature and catalogs and on our web site, Power Team brand electric power pump assemblies meet the design, assembly and test requirements of the Canadian Standards Association. Note: If CSA certification is required, it must be requested at the time a Power Team brand pump is ordered.

IJ100

Power Team hoses meet the criteria set forth in the Material Handling Institute’s specification #IJ100 for hydraulic hose. Under the procedures outlined in this standard, hydraulic hose shall:

  • Have an average minimum life of 30,000 cycles at full rated capacity.
  • Have a minimum burst pressure of at least twice the rated operating pressure.

NEMA

Where specified in our literature and catalogs and on our web site, Power Team electric power pump assemblies meet the design, assembly and test requirements of NEMA 12, a National Electrical Manufacturers’ Association standard relating to electrical components used to resist moisture and dust. Note: If NEMA certification is required, it must be requested at the time a Power Team brand pump is ordered.

Product Design Criteria

All Power Team brand hydraulic components are designed and/or tested to be safe for use at maximum operating pressures of 10,000 psi unless otherwise specifically noted in our literature and catalogs and on our web site.

Quality Assurance

All of Power Team brand hydraulic cylinders are subjected to quality checks during production. All steel bar is certified and has material traceability to the mill. Before leaving the factory, all cylinders are pressure tested to 12,500 psi, except the RT series, which are tested to 10,000 psi to insure on-the-job reliability.