General norms & standards
Compliance with VON ARDENNE standards by our suppliers is an important component of quality assurance. If a standard is relevant for an order item, we refer to the corresponding standard (hereinafter referred to as VA standard) in the respective specification.
Below you will find an overview of the standards, which you can download in the latest version. If you have any questions about a standard, please feel free to contact your responsible buyer.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3001
Requirements for the production of vacuum components
This VA standard describes basic instructions and expectations that are placed on the manufacture of vacuum components at VON ARDENNE. Requests for deviation approval must be made using the appropriate form (Request for Construction Deviation).
VON ARDENNE NORM 3003
Leak test by means of pressure increase method
This VA standard describes the test requirement according to the pressure increase method to be used to demonstrate the serviceability of vacuum vessels and pipes (Class 4 components according to AN3005) with regard to their leak tightness.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3004
Leak test by means of test gas
This VA standard describes the test requirements to be used to demonstrate the serviceability of vacuum components with regard to their leak tightness.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3005
Requirements for the testing of pipes and vessels
This VA standard describes the test requirements for ensuring and verifying the serviceability of pipes and vessels with regard to their leak tightness and strength.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3006
Implementation of welding and brazing products
This VA standard describes requirements for the design and manufacture of welding and brazing products for VON ARDENNE.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3010
Surface treatment by blasting
This VA standard describes basic instructions and expectations that are set at VON ARDENNE for the implementation of surface treatment by blasting.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3011
Technical requirements for lip seals
This VA standard specifies the parameters to be specified for lip seals with profile dimensions 10 x 13.4 to ensure functionality appropriate to the application.
VON ARDENNE NORM 3013
Color assignment for extruded materials
This VA standard specifies the color assignment by material for extruded materials and describes the possibility of color shades in the specified color assignment.
The following documents serve as templates for recording required test results (for specific components), documenting deviations, and correcting them.
Inspection protocol for the inspection of pipes and vessels
Submission of a test report for documenting test results for pipes and vessels.
Request for deviation/ modification approval
Submission of an application for special approval in case of technical deviations from the specification.
8D report template
Submission of an 8D report as part of the processing of a critical quality deviation.
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