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A commitment to quality
Imerys Filtration & Performance Additives EMEA minerals are produced using management systems registered to the international quality management standard (ISO 9000:2008). This allows us to manage quality across the business and develop products technologies and services to meet the changing needs of the markets that we serve.
Testing starts when our raw materials are still in the ground, we have detailed knowledge of the extent and quality of our kaolin, perlite and diatomaceous earth deposits. After extraction the materials are tested at several stages through the manufacturing process, with final testing performed on the finished material. Analysis at many stages allows us to make adjustments to the processing conditions in response to the test results ensuring Imerys’ customers can always rely on consistent quality.
IMERYS products are supplied to stringent specifications. All kaolin, perlite and diatomaceous earth products are manufactured by approved processes under controlled operating conditions and verified by defined inspection and quality control testing.
In-process and final product testing is carried out in our laboratories at Par Moor Centre. Test and measuring equipment is checked and/or calibrated before use or at defined intervals against in-house, national or international standards.