Metallurgical plant Azovstal (Mariupol, Donetsk region), a member of the Metinvest group, has successfully passed certification for conformity of its rail fasteners to the new GOST, according to a press release from the public relations department in Mariupol of the Metinvest group ” Tuesday.
At the same time, it is specified that the qualification tests and assessment of the conformity of product quality were carried out by the Specialized Commission of the central office of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC together with employees of the Directorate for Technology and Quality of the Iron and Steel Works.
fasteners (TsRS) and mechanical testing shop (CMR), its compliance with the requirements of new standards for the chemical composition and mechanical characteristics of steel, geometric dimensions, shapes and marking. I checked the documentation and elements of the quality management system of rail fasteners in the central distribution center and the metrology workshop.
“On the one hand, it was necessary to certify the products for compliance with the new GOST requirements, on the second, to fulfill the requirements of the main buyer of our products. The test methodology was developed at the Scientific Research and Design Technological Institute of Railway Transport “Ukrzaliznytsia”. At the end of the two-day tests, the metallurgical plant has once again confirmed the high quality of Azovstal products, “said Konstantin Goloborodko, head of the standardization, certification and contractual work department of the Azovstal technological department, quoted by the press service.
Rail fastenings are important elements of the railway track connecting rails and sleepers. During operation, fasteners are subjected to serious loads, therefore, increased requirements are put forward both to the structural characteristics and to the quality of the steel from which they are made.
MK “Azovstal” is part of the Metinvest Group, the main shareholders of which are SCM Group (71.24%) and Smart Holding (23.76%), jointly managing the company.
Metinvest Holding LLC – the management company of the Metinvest group.