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Quality Management

Product Testing: 5 key differences between lab tests and on-site tests during inspection

There is often confusion between Product Testing in a laboratory compared with testing carried out during an inspection. While both have a common objective to ... Continue Reading

Testing and Standards

How to comply with EU vacuum cleaner regulation

The European Union has introduced labelling requirements and power restrictions on vacuum cleaners, starting on September 1st, 2014. The new regulation affects the maximum electrical ... Continue Reading

AQF_ Comment se conformer à la réglementation de l'UE pour les aspirateurs? selon le Quality Control Blog
Testing and Standards

Reliability of the tension test for toys

Toys are one of the most complex and risky products to import and to sell. The tension test for toys is part of the EN ... Continue Reading

Reliability of tension test for toys by the Quality Control Blog
Inspection Process

Measurement and fitting tests for garment inspections

Garment manufacturing is one of the complex form of production. Many factors affect the final aspect of garments: the fabric, the sewing, the design, etc. ... Continue Reading

Measurement and fitting test for garment inspection by the Quality Control Blog
Inspection Process

How to control color fastness on garment

Are the fabric properties a factor concerning the textile color fastness? Joanna asked this question on the Quality Control Blog few days ago. The answer ... Continue Reading

How to prevent color fastness on garment by the Quality Control Blog
Inspection Process

Drop test of loaded containers (cartons), ASTM D5276

ASTM D 5276 – 98(2009) is a standard test method for drop test of loaded containers (cartons) by free fall. It is the reference for ... Continue Reading

Drop test of loaded boxes method, ASTM D5276 by the Quality Control Blog
Inspection Process

On-site tests for vacuum cleaners inspection

Vacuum cleaners are in the news recently because of EU new regulations. Laboratory tests and product inspections help importers and manufacturers to meet the requirements. ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Lighting source test for LED inspection in China

The LED trend in China keeps growing, factories receive more and more demands. The quality is sometimes skipped to maintain the agreed deadline, it is ... Continue Reading

AQF_ test de source lumineuse pour l'inspection de LED en Chine selon le Quality Control Blog
Inspection Process

What does AQL 2.5 mean ?

The term “AQL 2.5” forms part of hundreds of purchase orders sent to Chinese manufacturers however what does AQL 2.5 mean? Buyers and suppliers understand ... Continue Reading

AQL 2.5
Testing and Standards

On-site tests during a furniture inspection related to BS EN 581

During a furniture inspection a wide list of tests are performed in order to check the product usability and conformity to the buyer’s requirements. Also, ... Continue Reading

AQF_Pruebas durante una inspección relacionadas con la norma BS EN 581 según el Quality Control Blog