When it comes to safety and quality assurance, fabricators must meet the highest standards set by industry regulations. This is why many construction companies and fabrication professionals rely on DNV certification when choosing a fabricator for their projects. In this article, we'll explore DNV certification and the importance and benefits of using a DNV-certified fabricator.
The Importance of a DNV-certified fabricator
- What is DNV Certified?
- History of DNV
- Importance of DNV
- Benefits of a DNV-Certified Fabricator
- Cypress Fabrication and DNV Assurance Certified Products
What is DNV Certified?
In the maritime, offshore, and oil and gas industries, stringent guidelines must be adhered to for environmental protection as well as personnel and property safety. To ensure that these standards are followed wherever equipment is being used around the globe, DNV - the first classification society in the oil and gas sector - provides certification that guarantees superior design reliability of products.
History of DNV
Established in 1864, Det Norske Veritas created the DNV foundation to bring stability and security to overseas shipments. DNV had a straightforward objective - regulating transportation across oceans by assessing them thoroughly against various parameters.
To further strengthen this initiative, DNV GL was formed in 2013 as an outcome of the combination between Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd (GL), which is another classification society. On March 1st, 2021, DNV GL evolved into the globally acclaimed and influential maritime risk assessment and certification corporation we know today as DNV.
Importance of DNV
DNV Assurance Certifications provide organizations with the assurance that they are compliant with a variety of standards and class rules. These certifications look at several aspects, such as safety, functionality, reliability, and environmental factors.
Examples include vibration classes for testing product durability in varying temperatures or humidity levels; IP protection to ensure devices can withstand external interference; and EMC (also known as Safety) which checks products against electrical shocks or malfunctions. With DNV's rigorous certification process you can trust your organization is meeting all necessary requirements!
Benefits of a DNV-Certified Fabricator
The key benefits that come with working with a DNV-certified fabricator are:
1. Quality Assurance
The most important benefit of using a DNV-certified fabricator is that it ensures that the fabrication process adheres to industry standards. DNV-certified fabricators must adhere to a strict set of guidelines and procedures which are put in place to ensure safety, quality, reliability, and sustainability during the fabrication process.
2. Cost Savings
When compared to fabricators who are not certified by DNV, those who are certified often offer more competitive pricing. This is due to the stringent quality assurance guidelines they adhere to, which helps ensure that products meet industry standards and specifications while reducing the risk of costly mistakes or delays in production
DNV-certified fabricators also provide clients with a higher level of reliability. As part of the certification process, DNV inspects and monitors the fabrication process from start to finish. This ensures that any potential issues or risks are identified early on and addressed promptly, helping minimize delays and maximizing reliability.
Cypress Fabrication and DNV Assurance Certified Products
Cypress Fabrication is proud of our capacity to manufacture world-class, DNV GL-accredited spools, skids, spreader bars, and other maritime systems that surpass industry standards. Our team of experts, who are well-versed in the intricacies of DNV requirements, make sure each product meets rigorous criteria with utmost accuracy while still providing short lead times.
With Cypress Fabrication on your side, you can be assured that you’ll receive equipment perfectly engineered for maximum performance backed by an impeccable guarantee!
About Cypress Fabrication Services
At Cypress Fabrication Services, we are a leading ASME-certified metal fabrication company with over twenty years of experience in the oil and gas industry. We specialize in custom metal fabrication for upstream, midstream, and downstream operations. All of our products are designed and fabricated to meet your specific process requirements, as well as various industry standards including our DNV skid certification, ABS certification, ASME pressure vessels, and AISC fabrication.