Hike Metal Products Custom Manufactured Boat and Ship Builders QA
Documented purchase orders ensure only the highest quality materials are used and commit suppliers to that guarantee.
Hull lofting is computerized ensuring hull line accuracy all the way through the manufacturing process.
New steel, spec graded, is wheelabrated & primed, giving the customer a first advantage over the battle against rust and corrosion.
Welding quality is assured with our certification through the “Canadian Welding Bureau”, a division of C.S.A. as well as pressure welding through the province.
Propeller shaft lines, logs and support struts are “align bored” ensuring minimum pre-mature bearing & propeller shaft wear as well as minimizing vibration
All electronic systems are tested to prove reliability and safety.
Electrical panels are pre-tested for functionality. All circuits are megar tested for design loads and continuity.
Propulsion engine installations are audited by the selected engine providers to ensure conformance with their installation standards and that they will provide reliable performance for the duration . All controls, gauges, switches etc are inspected and functionally tested prior to performance sea trials and delivery to the customer.
Routine detail inspections are performed continually throughout the build process and prior to sea-trials to ensure that the vessel meets our stringent quality standards, and exceeds our customers expectations.
These examples outline only a few of our fully documented QA procedures and methods adopted in order to achieve our prime objective, “to deliver a quality built vessel which gives its owner many years of problem free operation.”