Fastener Quality Assurance Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R. 777 ... March 15, 1989.
  • 60 Pages
  • 1.36 MB
  • English
U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. , Washington
Fasteners industry -- Law and legislation -- United States., Antitrust law -- United States., Fasteners -- Quality con


United St

LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5515 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1812662M
LC Control Number89602242

This Act may be cited as the `Fastener Quality Act Amendments Act of '. SEC. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. Section 2 of the Fastener Quality Act (15 U.S.C. ) is amended to read as follows: `SEC. FINDINGS. `The Congress finds that-- `(1) the United States fastener industry is a significant contributor to theFile Size: 52KB.

The enactment of the Fastener Quality Act (FQA) was the result of a number of high-profile fastener failures in the s. An investigation by the Congressional Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations found alarming shortcomings in industry standards, quality control and safety inspection. The Fastener Quality Act (FQA) was Fastener Quality Assurance Act book into law by the President on June 8, The final law contained several exemptions which removed most fasteners from coverage.

If fasteners of any type or grade are manufactured in a facility that is registered to a recognized quality system such as ISOTSor AS Fastener Quality Assurance Act book are exempt from.

Fastener Quality Act (FQA) is provided under 15 USCS § The FQA was enacted to protect public safety, deter introduction of nonconforming fasteners into U.S.

commerce and provide increased assurance to fastener users that, products meet stated standards. Information relating to the Fastener Quality Act (FQA), including the regulations implementing FQA, the Fastener Insignia Registry of active recordals, the fillable PDF application form for recordal or renewal/reactivation of a recordal of an insignia on the Fastener Insignia Registry, and links to the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Bureau of Industry and Author: Trademarks.

The Fastener Quality Act (FQA), Public Lawwas signed by President George H.W. Bush on Novem Since its enactment, the FQA has been amended three times (Pub L.Pub L.and Pub L. ) to further clarify and define the requirements of the original : Trademarks. Following the Fastener Quality Act.

A government and industry odyssey _____ by Richard B. Stump If ever there were a "The Cure was Worse than the Disease" award, the Fastener Quality Act (FQA) would surely win. Both the "disease" and the "cure" are associated with metal fasteners that affect our well-being every day as we drive our cars, cross over bridges and fly in.

Get this from a library. Fastener Quality Assurance Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R.

Details Fastener Quality Assurance Act FB2

Ma [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Quality is deeply rooted in our company DNA. We were founded by a mechanical engineer in We were among the first in the industry to implement full product traceability (years before the Fastener Quality Act).

We’ve been ISO quality registered sinceand we received our first A2LA lab accreditation in Carmen Vertullo CFS Carmen is the founder of CarVer Consulting, a San Diego-based consulting, engineering and training company specializing in fasteners and bolted joints.

Description Fastener Quality Assurance Act EPUB

He has experience in fastener quality assurance, manufacturing, sales, and inventory management programs. Carmen is a designer and producer of aircraft support equipment and tooling for all branches.

Grandeur Fasteners’ quality assurance manual and procedures have been evaluated and approved by government and OEM quality evaluation teams, with over 40 years of experience producing quality cold headed fasteners.

Our quality members serve as a cross-functional team to resolve issues and ensure improvement. Additional services upon customer request.

Page 5 GAO The Fastener Quality Act • Fasteners manufactured in a facility using quality-assurance systems were exempted from coverage. • The amendment required accredited laboratory testing only of fasteners manufactured to consensus standards requiring testing, and postponed that requirement until June H.R.

(th). A bill to require that certain fasteners sold in commerce conform to the specifications to which they are represented to be manufactured and to provide for the approval of accreditation systems for laboratories testing fasteners sold in commerce.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Fastener Quality Act Amend-ments Act of ’’. SEC. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. Section 2 of the Fastener Quality Act (15 U.S.C. ) is amended to read as follows: ‘‘SEC. FINDINGS. ‘‘The Congress finds that— ‘‘(1) the United States fastener industry is a significant.

Quality assurance: the Fastener Quality Act's small-lot exemption 18 p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

General Accounting Office. OCLC Number: Notes. fastener quality assurance system fastener manufacturing system that generally incorporates such elements as a written control plan, which includes provisions for prototype development, initial production and full production, including advanced quality planning (), continual improvement, defect prevention, and in-process controls of.

Onthe Committee on Science passed H.R.which was the Fastener Quality Act Amendments ofand that became Public Law – H.R. amended the Fastener Quality Act to exempt aviation fasteners, which are already regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration.

1, Fastener Quality jobs available on Apply to Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Analyst, Quality Assurance Manager and more. The Fastener Quality Act--Part II by Leslie W. Flott "It turned around and regulated the domestic industry, which wasn't a problem to start with." Rob Harris, Managing Director Industrial Fasteners Institute Comments on the final FQA amendments T The Fastener Quality Act (FQA) was signed into law in Author: Leslie W.

Flott. Quality Standards It is extremely important to the high level of product quality that the latest standards and specifications are available on demand.

To achieve this, TR manages a comprehensive library of National and International standards and specifications to assist all relevant people within the business.

A fastener (US English) or fastening (UK English) is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together. In general, fasteners are used to create non-permanent joints; that is, joints that can be removed or dismantled without damaging the joining components.

Welding is an example of creating permanent joints. Steel fasteners are usually made of. fastener news desk presents the winners of the best booth awards the international Read More Sales Professional Training Camp: The Four Pillars of the Sales Profession. Books shelved as quality-assurance: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management by Robert M.

Monczka, The New Economics for Industry, Government, Education by. Categories. Most relevant lists of abbreviations for FQA (Fastener Quality Act). The Fastener Quality Act (FQA) was originally enacted in to protect the public safety by: (1) Requiring that certain fasteners which are sold in commerce conform to the specifications to which they are represented to be manufactured, (2) providing for accreditation of laboratories engaged in fastener testing; and (3) requiring inspection.

Jun 8, H.R. (th). To amend the Fastener Quality Act to strengthen the protection against the sale of mismarked, misrepresented, and counterfeit fasteners and eliminate unnecessary requirements, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Jim has presented numerous workshops and seminars on fastener fundamentals, fastener applications, and screw thread technology.

Jim is the author of numerous key publications and a licensed professional engineer in his home state of Connecticut, Jim is the author of the text book Mechanical Fastening, Joining and Assembly.

Ajax Fasteners’ quality assurance procedure conforms to Australian Standard Suppliers Quality System, AS/NZS ISO & QS This assures the user that the product is made under controlled manufacturing conditions and provides total traceability of all stages of the manufacturing process.

Product supplied into the market can be File Size: 5MB. Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (10/26/) Fastener Quality Act - Requires the Secretary of Commerce to waive the requirements of this Act for any category of fastener (screw, nut, bolt, stud, or washer) that is not used in critical applications.

ISO specifies requirements for a fastener quality assurance system to be met by the fastener manufacturers and distributors.

Download Fastener Quality Assurance Act PDF

These requirements are intended to reduce or prevent the production of non-conforming fasteners with the objective of approaching zero defects for the characteristics specified. PART 5: FASTENER QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT Chapter l Public Law 73 APPENDICES Appendix A--ASTM Standards FFand F Appendix B--IFI Standards IFI and IFI Appendix C--Public Law Fastener Quality Act Appendix DmSupplier Quality Systems Survey.Originally formed in the s, the FIC was instrumental in effecting change to the Fastener Quality Act.

Inthe Act was completely revised changing an unworkable piece of legislation that literally would have cost the industry billions of dollars in unnecessary expenses into a practical Act that enhanced the integrity of our industry’s.Fastener Quality Act: Public Law amended: compliance guide for fastener distributors and importers [David E Edgerly] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : David E Edgerly.