Horn Gains API Q1 Certification
Paul Horn GmbH has been assessed as meeting requirements for certification to API Q1 by the American Petroleum Institute (API). API is the leading trade association for the oil- and gas industry whose specifications are recognised internationally. By meeting the quality system requirements of API Spec Q1, companies have proof that they are capable of meeting the industry’s exacting demands.
Hartmetall Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH is the first manufacturer worldwide in APIQR's Composite List whose scope of registration is development, manufacturing and distribution of grooving and groove milling tools. As well as certification according to ISO 9001:2008, Paul Horn GmbH can now refer to a industry specific, internationally recognised standard.
Horn tool systems for machining of oil field pipes and sleeves – such as System 117 - are designed for the end machining of rotating or stationary oil field pipes up to 25" diameter. The product range currently includes tools for external and internal turning of API and special threads, internal and external chamfering, machining sealing seats, grooving, parting off and peeling.