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Inspection

Quality in everything we do

Inspection

Manufacturing Inspection Facilities

The demand to meet ISO, 5S and Customer standards puts great emphasis on the performance of our manufacturing inspection processes and services. Outgoing quality levels are maintained by developing assurance and certification techniques based upon our extensive experience and customer feedback. To satisfy these criteria, Kenard has adopted a Quality concept that embraces every facet of our company.

Comprehensive inspection facilities include:

  • LK G90C
  • Brown & Sharpe DEA Scirocco  CNC CMM machine
  • Brown & Sharpe DEA Mistral CNC CMM machine
  • Mityutyo B-241 manual CMM machine
  • Johansson MicroHite manual CMM machine
  • Ferranti Merlin with Accudat software
  • PC Dimis CAD++ software
  • Aberlink 3D software
  • Various micrometers, vernier calipers, dial test indicators, thread gauges and plug gauges, DTI (Dial Test Indicators), Trimos vertical height gauge, Trimos height gauge and shadowgraph

All measuring equipment is calibrated by a UKAS approved third party company on an annual basis. We also regularly use a Renishaw Machine Checking Gauge (MCG) for CMM performance monitoring

Inspection services include:

  • First off inspection, in process inspection and final inspection
  • FAIRs (First Article Inspection Reports) to AS9102 and customer requirements
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Gauge Repeatability and Reproducability studies
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Feature Verification Risk Analysis (FVRA)
  • Dimensional Characteristic Matrix (DCM)
  • Regular ballbar testing monitors performance of all CNCs to ensure accurate parts from the machines first time
  • Product Failure Modes Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Inspection and Control plans
  • Visual inspection
  • Customer Eyes Overcheck (CEO)

 

  • AS9100 Dartford
  • AS9100 Tewkesbury
  • ISO 14001 Dartford
  • Leigh UTC Dartford Partnership
  • Sharing in Growth
  • Aerospace Sector Certification Scheme