Quality and Standards
Austin Hughes is proud of our quality accreditation and compliance achieved to date. Our manufacturing processes are conducted in accordance with BSI ISO9001 ensuring maximum operating efficiency for our manufacturing, assembly and test facilities. Products have third party test certification, such as UL (US), BSI, TUV, CE, and FCC.
Austin Hughes has internationally recognized ISO14001 and ISO9001 approved design, manufacturing, assembly and test facilities.
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS)
ISO 14001 Environmental Management (EMS)
TAA refers to the USA Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (19 U.S.C. & 2501-2581). Austin Hughes provide TAA-compliant data center power solutions with manufacture and assembly in strategic TAA-certified locations such as the USA, UK, and Hong Kong.
No Plastic Bags
Austin Hughes as part of our environmental commitment has been reassessing how we package our products. Plastic takes too long to degrade and therefore remains negatively impacting the environment for generations.
We have committed to reducing the use of plastic bags in our packing processes, and therefore minimising the environmental impact of our products. Our target is to achieve 100% plastic-free packaging.
Austin Hughes products comply with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHs) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) regulations.
RoHS 3 (EU Directive 2015/863) adds Category 11 products and adds four new phthalate restrictions.
Austin Hughes adhere to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of Chemicals (REACH) – the system for controlling chemicals in the European Union (EU).
TUV provides comprehensive inspection, testing, verification and certification services around the world. Their international team of experts work in accredited laboratories and on-site operational facilities to test and certify the safety, usability and quality of technical systems as well as capital and consumer goods.
Our clients can be reassured that Austin Hughes product-specific quality has been checked by an independent third party.
UL Listed File E309439 UL 60950-1 Information Technology Equipment including Electrical Business Equipment.
cUL Listed File E309439 CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Information Technology Equipment.
“This equipment has been investigated for installation in information technology equipment (computer) rooms as defined in ANSI/NFPA 75, “Fire Protection of Information Technology Equipment,” and Article 645 of ANSI/NFPA 70, “National Electrical Code” (NEC)”– iq.ulprospector.com
CE Certification applies to the European Economic Area (EEA). Where applicable products comply with all relevant essential requirements including EU safety, health or environmental requirements and is an indicator of a product’s compliance with EU legislation.
FCC mark is a certification on electronic products sold in the USA which certifies that the electromagnetic interference from the device is under limits approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
If you require additional information on Austin Hughes product compliance, please contact us.