Policies & Certification

Policies & Certification

HDS operate under specific policies and procedures. These include:

  • Quality assurance
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental
  • Drug and alcohol

These policy documents are available on request.

Quality Management

HDS operate under a stringent Quality Management System for the assembly of all hoses. The Quality Management System of HDS Hoses Australia Pty Ltd has been assessed by Global GROUP and registered against the provisions of ISO9001:2015 for “Hydraulic, Industrial and Offshore hose, Fittings and Assemblies, Warehousing & Supply. Hydrostatically Tested in accordance with International & Australian Standards and Guidelines”. Registration number – 73Q15301. A copy of our ISO 9001 certificate is available on request.

HDS Hydraulik also operate under the parameters of ISO9001:2015; their accreditation extends to include design and manufacture of couplings and equipment. “Assembly and distribution of spiral hose assemblies; design of high pressure couplings as well as machines and equipment for the production”. Certificate registration number – 44 100 091400


NATA Accredited Pressure Testing

HDS has been accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia, (NATA) for technical competence to operate in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025; accredited in the field of Mechanical Testing.HDS can issue NATA endorsed pressure test reports for tests up to 400,000kPa, and electrical test reports for hoses to a range of standards. Accreditation No: 19575


Det Norske Veritas (DNV) & Lloyd's Register

HDS is an approved hose assembly facility for DNV-GL certified and Lloyd’s Register Certified hose assemblies. The range includes braid and wire spiral hydraulic hoses from 1/4” to 2-1/2” diameter, with working pressures up to 48500kPa (7250psi), approved with stainless steel and carbon steel end configurations. HDS certified hoses can be found on various Australian Defence force vessels, and have been supplied nationwide. For further information please contact the office.


Mining Design Guidelines (MDG41) (DNV)

HDS also have the testing capability to provide test certified hoses to the requirements of MDG41 for mining applications.