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Sanhua US lab receives ISO accreditation

USA: The US-based technology centre established by Chinese air conditioning and refrigeration controls and components manufacturer Sanhua has received ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation.

The Sanhua Texas Technology Center (STTC), established by Sanhua in late 2018, received the accreditation following a year-long evaluation process by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. 

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is the international reference for laboratories carrying out calibration and testing activities around the world.

“We are very proud of this accomplishment and our staff looks forward to utilizing our state-of-the-art facility and the expertise of our staff with our accredited laboratory QM system to help Sanhua customers find practical solutions with our innovative products,” said Michael Shows, STTC general manager.

STTC staff members with the new accreditation

The ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation includes:
Psychrometrics – HVAC, coils and refrigeration
Reliability – pressure cycling, environmental simulation, temperature, temperature humidity and thermal shock
Corrosion – salt spray with both reach-in and walk-in chambers
UV weathering – sunlight, UV and gloss
Physical – electromechanical universal testing 

The STTC has additional testing capabilities including chemical, metallurgical, electronics, and gas, as well as a model shop.

Sanhua International was founded in 2002 as Sanhua’s North American subsidiary. Its US facilities are in Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas and Mexico.

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