Importance of Quality Management System for AdBlue® Distribution and Production

May 17, 2024

Quality management is a structured and organized system to ensure that the products or services produced meet predetermined quality standards. This system is implemented to achieve the main goal of customer satisfaction.

AdBlue® must meet quality standards that define the requirements for chemical composition, physical properties, and performance characteristics that AdBlue® must meet. AdBlue® manufacturers and distributors must have an effective quality management system (QMS) to ensure that products and operational activities meet the standards. PT Hasgara Cipta Gusana has ISO 9001 certification, where ISO 9001 is a standard that regulates international quality management systems.

An effective Quality Management System must include:

  • Quality control processes: This includes raw material inspection, production process monitoring, and final product testing.
  • Documentation procedures: All quality management system processes and procedures must be well documented.
  • Staff training: Staff must be trained on the quality management system and how to implement it properly.
  • Internal audits: Internal audits should be conducted periodically to ensure that the quality management system is running effectively.
  • Corrective and preventive actions: Corrective actions should be taken to address issues identified in internal audits. Preventive actions must also be taken to prevent problems from occurring in the future.

The quality control process for AdBlue® should include the following steps:

  • Raw material inspection: Raw materials, such as water and urea, should be checked to ensure that they meet quality standards.
  • Monitoring of the production process: The production process should be monitored to ensure that AdBlue® is produced according to specifications.
  • Final product testing: The final product must be tested to ensure that it meets ISO 22241 quality standards.
  • Internal and external audits should also be conducted periodically to ensure that the QMS is running effectively.

A good quality management system can have a significant impact on SCR performance and diesel vehicle emissions. By ensuring that AdBlue® meets stringent quality standards, quality management can play a role in producing high-quality AdBlue®, which helps SCR systems in diesel engines work more efficiently and leads to greater reductions in NOx emissions.

An effective quality management system is an important tool to ensure that AdBlue® meets stringent quality standards and to maximize the benefits of SCR systems. Distributors and manufacturers of AdBlue® should commit to implementing a robust quality management system to ensure that their products meet the highest standards and contribute to a cleaner environment.