NEPEAN Longwall supplies a range of drop forged AFC pan dogbone connectors and in May 2019 signed an exclusivity agreement as to the Australian distributor for a major forging plant. NEPEAN Longwall includes the supply of AFC Dogbones with our AFC Panline offers and we have developed our own specification and standards for the manufacture of these items.
NEPEAN Longwall maintain project management and quality assurance control over any orders with a presence during the manufacture of your order and actively monitoring all aspects of production and traceability. We utilise independent destructive testing which is conducted locally from trusted laboratories.
Throughout the manufacturing process one of the NEPEAN Longwall China-based inspectors will be present for each of the key hold points as listed below;
- First Article Inspection (FAI)
- Mechanical Testing
- Tensile Testing
- Impact Testing
- Charpy and Hardness Testing Batch manufacture dimensional inspection
- Packaging and despatch
We can offer substantially improved delivery lead times from what is often quoted for the supply of this product thanks to the high output capacity of our partners.