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Accreditations - Working to the Highest Standards

Subcontractor Hydram Sheet Metalwork puts quality central to all its business activities and is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard.  Hydram also emphasises the importance of occupational health and safety, and the environment, and holds both ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 14001:2015 certification respectively.

Quality Accreditations


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ISO 9001:2015

In order to continually meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Hydram operates fully documented Quality Procedures and a Quality Manual.  To support these, the company employs a dedicated Quality Team consisting of a Quality Manager, two Quality Engineers and five Quality Technicians, assisted by Project Engineers as required.


Welding standards:


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ISO 3834 

Hydram achieved ISO3834-2 in May 2016.  ISO3834-2:2005 defines comprehensive quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials both in workshops and at field installation sites.

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BS EN 15085

Hydram is certified to BS EN 15085 Class 1, the top level of accreditation for Welding of Railway Vehicles and Components (CWRVC), and is amongst a limited number of class 1 certified companies in the UK.

Hydram achieved BS EN 15085-2 in June 2017 and BS EN 15085-1 in August 2018.  BS EN 15085-1 CWRVC demonstrates a manufacturer’s competence for control of welding quality in production of railway vehicles and components.


Bonding standard:


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DIN 6701

In December 2018 Hydram became certified to the DIN 6701 standard (Class 2A), the accreditation for the use of adhesive bonding in the manufacture of rail vehicles and parts of rail vehicles.  Requirements to comply with this DIN standard include demonstrating proof of offcially recognised qualifcations in adhesive bonding, a suitable quality management system, documentation for key bonded joints, suitable workplaces and many others.



Health and Safety Accreditation


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ISO 45001:2018

Strict legislation demands that organisations show a clear, pro-active commitment towards the health and safety of their employees. The ISO 45001:2018 certification enables Hydram to demonstrate its commitment to occupational health and safety, as well as continuously improving the related management systems.

The company's full Occupational Health and Safety Policy Statement of Intent is available HERE.


Environmental Accreditation


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ISO 14001:2015

Led by a dedicated SHE manager the company achieved the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standard in 2010 and constantly reviews its progress against environmental performance targets which include pollution prevention, reducing its carbon footprint, minimising use of packaging, and waste segregation within its precision sheet metal fabrication business.

The company's Environmental Policy can be viewed HERE.

Hydram - A Dynamic Group Company

Quality Subcontractor Hydram Sheet Metalwork puts quality central to all its business activities and is certified to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard operating fully documented Quality Procedures and a Quality Manual.  Full dimensional inspection reports suited to specific customer requirements are provided, working to formal processes such as APQP and PPAP if required. Read More >
Cost Reduction Hydram Sheet Metalwork has an established record of providing its customers with cost reductions making use of its continuous improvement strategy.  Improvements are driven either directly from the shopfloor or through the formation of focused project teams.  Shopfloor exercises are performed periodically to make general improvements across all production activities. Read More >