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Design certification

Global SCS’ Design Certification service provides confidence that your equipment design is in conformance with all applicable design and functional standards and codes.

Global SCS’ design certification service minimises risk during the design and the manufacturing and also ensures all the minimum requirements set out in the design and manufacturing codes are met.

The process aims to check the conformity / compliance of the equipment design in line with the codes and standards.

Global SCS offer a wide range of services:

  • Type approval
  • Design review
  • Design appraisal

BENEFITS

  • Provides confidence in design compliance of the equipment with the standard and codes
  • Contributes to duty holder’s responsibility to demonstrate that risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)
  • Contributes to cost reduction by identifying and eliminating problems right at the design stage

Type approval

Type approval is a procedure for approval of the design of materials, products and systems. It is an alternative to the individual case by case design reviews and are generally issued for products or equipment produced in series.

Global SCS’ Type Approval is an “approval of conformity with specified requirements on the basis of a systematic examination of one or more specimens of a product representative of the production”.

PROCESS

Global SCS’ type approval will include the following activities:

  • Design assessment
  • Type testing of the material, product or system
  • Quality system assessment
  • Issuance of type approval certificate

Type testing and quality system assessment can be carried out in parallel with the design assessment.

OUTPUT

Type approval certificate. Valid for 5 years from the date of approval. In order to retain the type approval certificate through the validity period, periodic assessments shall be carried out. After the end of the type approval validity period, a renewal for the type approval certificate may be applied for.

BENEFITS

  • Provides confidence in design compliance of the equipment with the standard and codes
  • Contributes to duty holder’s responsibility to demonstrate that risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)
  • Contributes to cost reduction by identifying and eliminating problems right at the design stage

Independent design review

Global SCS’ independent design review service provides confidence that your equipment design is in conformance with all applicable design and functional standards and codes. 

Design review is an independent review of the client’s engineering design package of an equipment or a process in line with documented standards, codes and specifications. The scope of review is to check equipment’s design capability for the defined operating conditions in line with the above codes. 
The review process aims to identify errors or failures of the equipment and processes. 

PROCESS

  • Carry out a thorough review of the design documents and material specification as per the applicable standards
  • Reviewing the safety critical aspects of the design in line with the design standards or codes by carrying out independent calculation checks

INPUTS

  • Drawings – general arrangement and part drawings
  • Material specifications
  • Design parameters
  • Calculations (optional)

OUTPUTS

  • Design Review Certificate (DRC)

BENEFITS

  • Provides confidence in design compliance of the equipment with the standard and codes
  • Contributes to duty holder’s responsibility to demonstrate that risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)
  • Contributes to cost reduction by identifying and eliminating problems right at the design stage. 

Independent design approval

Global SCS’s independent design appraisal provides confidence that your equipment design is in conformance with all applicable design and functional specifications.

Design appraisals are an independent review of the client’s engineering design package of an equipment or a process in line with clients or end users technical design and functional specifications. The scope of review is to check equipment’s compliance in line with the above specifications.

PROCESS

  • Carry out a thorough review of the design documents and material specification as per the applicable specifications.

 INPUTS

  • Drawings – general arrangement and part drawings
  • Material specifications
  • Design parameters
  • Calculations (optional) 

OUTPUTS

  • Design Appraisal Report (DAR)

BENEFITS

  • Provides confidence in design compliance of the equipment with the specifications
  • Provides confidence that the equipment meets those requirements additional to the minimum requirements of the applicable codes and standards
  • Contributes to duty holder’s responsibility to demonstrate that risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)
  • Contributes to cost reduction by identifying and eliminating problems right at the design stage
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