For most of the reheating and heat treatment processes it is obligatory to record the production cycle completely. Especially end customers in aerospace, oil and automotive industrie set detailed requirements about manner and extent of documentation and surveys (AMS, CQI-9, API, NORSOK etc.).
However, in many cases the process and product data are stored to different automation systems, so that it is extensive and error-prone to compile the necessary quality records.
This situation is considerably improved by the application of GIWEP systems for quality data analysis: