Confirmation of the accordance with the order stating the results of specific test.
The test have to be made on the products which are to be delivered; a direct alocation of the test results to the products (serial number, etc.) has to be made.
By the acceptance representative of the manufacturer, who is independent of the manufacturing department.
Test certificates (EN 10204) must be ordered with the product (at the same time)! It is technically impossible to issue a test certificate afterwards.
The 3.1 test report has to be issued by an authorized factory inspector relating to a materials test for the goods ordered. There has to be a traceable record between the purchase order and the finished manufacturing number (batch, lot, melt, etc.). It is thereby assured that the materials supplied correspond to the stipulations of the order. Normally, such a test report includes results for chemical analysis, tensile strength, yield strength and ductile values.