The Peter Smith Valve Company Limited Quality Policy is operating a Quality Management System of continuous improvement to ensure product conformance and customer satisfaction.
To achieve this objective, the Company is registered by the BSI as a firm of assessed capability which operates an audited Quality Management System in compliance with BS EN ISO 9001 and holds a Certificate of Registration, number FM 01392.
It is the aim of the Company to comply in all respects with valve standards and legislation concerning product performance and operational safety, particularly the PRESSURE EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE 2014/68/EU.
The Company has obtained BSI Notified Body Certificates of Conformity for the Design and Manufacture of Pressure Accessories and Assemblies (Industrial Valves) against the Pressure Equipment Directive as follows:
EC Quality Management System, Design & Manufacture for full product range. CERTIFICATE No. CE 62276. conformity Assessment MODULE H for identified cast steel products only. MODULE A and SEP for cast iron and gunmetal products applies.
The Quality Control System and Manufacturing Procedures employed are applied equally across the whole company and all products to the same level, irrespective of the category classification, determined by the PED Assessment Tables.
All Peter Smith valves are manufactured, assembled, tested and inspected to the highest relevant product standard in full compliance with the Essential Safety Requirements of the PED.
All valves will be certified in compliance with the PED by the application of the approved CE Mark for category 1, including the BSI Notified Body identification number for category 3 or the SEP Mark for the Sound Engineering Practice valves onto a specific data plate attached to each valve.
VALVE CLASSIFICATION (Refer to our Doc No SD1-5)
PED Product Classification is dependent upon the line media and operating conditions that will be applied.
All Peter Smith Valve catalogue products are suitable for applications & fluids in group 2, with our standard materials of construction.
The Peter Smith Valve Co. Ltd does not undertake to offer the customer valves suitable for applications for fluids in Group 1.
Group 2 fluids are other fluids including steam.
VALVE CATEGORISATION (Refer to our Doc No SD1-5)
SEP = Sound Engineering Practice = NOT CE MARKED
Valve Designs and Technical Files established and approved by PSV Co Ltd in accordance with European Harmonised and appropriate controlling Valve Standards.
SEP valves manufactured by PSV Co Ltd in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 approved quality system are excluded from the scope of PED 2014/68/EU in accordance with the charts Annex B.
CATEGORY 1 = CE MARKED ON DATA PLATE
Valve Designs and Technical Files established and approved by PSV Co Ltd in compliance with European Harmonised Standards, appropriate controlling Valve Standards and the PED. Valves manufactured at PSV Co Ltd in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 approved system, and in compliance with PED 2014/68/EU MODULE A
CATEGORY 3 = CE MARKED ON DATA PLATE WITH NOTIFIED BODY IDENTITY NUMBER 0086
Valve Designs and Technical Files established and approved by PSV Co Ltd, sample approved and verified by Notified Body (BSI) in accordance with European Harmonised Standards, appropriate controlling Valve Standards and in accordance with PED 2014/68/EU, Module H.
Valves manufactured at PSV Co Ltd in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 approved quality system verified by Notified Body, are in compliance with PED 2014/68/EU Module H, Certificate No. CE 62276
Valve classifications and the resultant categorisation have been pre-determined by the PED.
The requirements for marking and labelling are specified within the Directive.
All the valves classified SEP MUST NOT be identified with the CE marking.
VALVE INSTALLATION AND DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Copies of Installation Warnings and Declaration of Conformity will be issued as required to the customer, or can be found on this website.
OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Copies of operating and maintenance instructions will be issued as required to the customer, or can be found on this website.