NSF certifies first steel reinforcements
Diamond Standard’s steel and aluminum reinforcements began the NSF certification process in July and the first parts were certified on Oct. 18, according to a Diamond Standard press release_notes. Eight parts for GM, Nissan, Honda and Toyota were included in the certification.
More than 100 Diamond Standard parts are now NSF certified, including:
• 24 front steel bumpers;
• 62 absorbers;
• 8 steel reinforcements;
• 19 bumper brackets.
The NSF certification process includes:
• Examination of OEM parts and patents;
• Dimensional checks;
• Appearance checks;
• Material composition and properties;
• Coating performance;
• Dynamic and destructive testing;