IAPMO lab

TECH O.E.M. is a certified ISO-9001 (TȔV) manufacturer. We offer a broad range of manufacturing capabilities and have successfully developed many OEM plumbing products made specifically to customers' requests.

Also, we have IAPMO certified in-house laboratory, it bring us more advantage for quality control assurance and helps to develop safe, reliable, new products.

 

ISO-9001

IAPMO Certified Laboratory

 


Tech O.E.M. has the first Asian laboratory certified by The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. In this lab we can run product specifications and performance tests, such as:

  • Life cycle test monitoring
  • Pop-Up life cycle test
  • Spout life cycle test
  • Cartridge life cycle test
  • Spray life cycle test
  • Flow rate test
  • Salt spray corrosion test
  • Emission spectrometric test
  • Backflow prevention test
  • Hose tensile test
  • Hose hydrostatic burst test
  • Hose pressure impulse test
  • Video measurement test
  • Electrolysis plating thickness test
  • Thermal cycle test
  • Hydraulic shock test
  • Brass tensile strength test
  • Pressure resistance test
  • Burst strength test



Main American Standards used for test in the lab*:

  1. Back Flow Preventers:
    ASME A112.18.3 Performance Requirements for Backflow Protection Devices and Systems in Plumbing Fixture Fittings

  2. Metal Pipe/ Fittings:
    ASME A112.12.2 Plumbing Fixture Waste Fittings
    ASME A112.21.3M Hydrants for Utility and Maintenance Use
    ASSE 1061 Performance Requirements for Removable and Non-Removable Push-Fit Fittings (incls. §4.1.1 DZR per ISO 6509 on Brass of Zn at 15%+)

  3. Non-Metallic Pipe/ Fittings:
    ASME A112.18.6 Flexible Water Connectors

  4. Plastic Pipe/ Fitting:
    ASTM F409 Standard Specification for Thermoplastic Accessible and Replaceable Plastic Tube and Tubular Fittings

  5. Valves/ Faucets:
    ASME A112.18.1 Plumbing Fixture Fittings
    CSA B125.3 Plumbing Fittings
    IAPMO IGC 157 Guide Criteria for Ball Valves
    ASSE 1001 Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers
    ASSE 1011 Hose Connection Vacuum Breaker
    ASSE 1019 Vacuum Breaker Wall Hydrants, Frost Resistant, Automatic Draining Type
    ASSE 1016 Automatic Compensating Valves for Individual Showers and Tubs

*The lab equipment might be also calibrated for test to other international standards

Certifications

We understand the importance of product certification for professional plumbing products. We are following the industry new regulations closely and adjust our products development and production accordingly. What's more, our in-house IAPMO lab helps us quickly apply for new certifications, because we can perform many of tests in it. Below we've listed certificates we have successfully applied for or are in process of applying.