Quality control

Quality control

Constantly focused on the quality of the products supplied to the consumer, Scavolini adopts a series of measures to guarantee its products’ characteristics.

Some characteristics can be checked by means of specific controls, with the aid of special instruments.

However, in order to verify the performance characteristics of the products/materials, specific laboratory tests must be performed. Scavolini carries out more than 600 laboratory tests on products and materials every year.

These tests are performed both in-house, in the company’s own well-equipped test laboratory, and externally, by respected leading test facilities, mainly the COSMOB Quality Test Laboratory.

The product/material characteristics monitored by the Scavolini Group include verification of the low formaldehyde emissions of panels (emission level E1) and painting products, surfaces’ resistance to light and the action of various liquids, panels’ water-resistance (verification of characteristic V100) and the resistance of edges and surfaces to heat, hinges’ resistance to door opening, saline fog, drawer opening, and the resistance of chairs, tables, varnishes and wooden doors to the wet-dry cycle.

To check out some of the specific tests Scavolini adopts on its products, click on the parts of the kitchen shown below to view some tests being performed:

Carcase
EN 317 Determination of swelling in thickness after immersion in water UNI 10460 Determination of water-resistance of edges
UNI 9242 Determination of heat-resistance of edges EN 717-2 Determination of formaldehyde content
Gas analysis method
Uni EN 12720 Assessment of surface resistance to cold liquids UNI EN 12720 Assessment of surface resistance to cold liquids
Worktop
EN 317Determination of swelling in thickness
after immersion in waterUNI 10460 Determination of water-resistance of edges
UNI 9242 Determination of heat-resistance of edges EN 717-2 Determination of formaldehyde content
Gas analysis method
UNI EN 12722 Assessment of surface resistance to dry heat UNI EN 12720 Assessment of surface resistance to cold liquids
Door
EN 717-2Determination of
formaldehyde content
Gas analysis methodUNI EN 12720Assessment of
surface resistance to cold liquids
UNI 9429Determination of
surface resistance
to variations in temperature
Shelf
UNI 10460Determination of
water-resistance of edgesUNI 9242Determination of
heat-resistance of edges
UNI EN 12720Assessment of
surface resistance
to cold liquids
Hinge
UNI ISO 9227Corrosion tests in artificial
atmospheres
Saline fog testUNI EN 16122Domestic and non-domestic storage furniture - Test methods for the determination of strength, durability and stability
Drawer runner
UNI EN 16122 Domestic and non-domestic storage furniture - Test methods for the determination of strength, durability and stability
Table
UNI EN 1730 Point 6.4 Horizontal fatigue test
Door
EN 317Determination of swelling
in thickness after immersion
in waterUNI 10460Determination of
water-resistance of edges
UNI 9242 Determination of heat-resistance of edges
Handle
UNI ISO 9227 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres - Saline fog test
Chair
UNI EN 1728 Point 6.7 Combined seat and back fatigue test
Door
UNI EN ISO 2409Cross-cut test UNI 9428 Resistance to scratching
UNI 15187Assessment of the effects of light exposure