Quality Control

The Importance Of Quality Control Testing

Quality control testing is paramount in manufacturing to prevent product quality issues, which can lead to significant financial losses due to scrap and production downtime. By implementing simple control procedures and utilizing appropriate QC tests, manufacturers can avoid problems like bubbles in lamination, fish eyes, haze, and adhesive failure.
Preventing lamination and coating issues hinges on selecting the right QC tests, consistently applying them, and using properly calibrated instruments. Establishing a consistent testing regimen provides a reliable baseline and ensures traceability in production. Moreover, employing well-calibrated instrumentation guarantees the validity and reproducibility of collected data. Let's delve into the critical QC tests necessary throughout the lamination process.

Quality Checks At Ogaan Laminates

  • Resistance Tests: Assessing resistance to scratches, surface wear, immersion in boiling water, burns, steam, staining, cracking, color change under specific lights, impact, and heat resistance up to 180 degrees Celsius. These tests are vital for determining the laminate's durability and protective properties over wooden substrates.
  • Dimensional Stability Test: Ensuring minimal size variation of the laminate sheet with temperature changes. Tests are conducted at both standard (20 degrees Celsius) and deviated temperatures to assess dimensional consistency.
  • Appearance: Ensuring the laminate sheets are free from any foreign particles, maintaining their aesthetic appeal.

In summary, these QC tests are essential for verifying the strength, durability, dimensional stability, and appearance of decorative laminates, ensuring they meet quality standards and perform effectively in real-world conditions.