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Non-Conflict Raw Materials

The company considers the issue of conflict minerals to be of major concern as a funding source for organizations that are involved with human rights abuses, environmental destruction, bribery, terrorism and other unlawful activities in conflict areas.

In seeking to fulfill its social responsibility in procurement, the company has therefore adopted in principle a policy of non-use of conflict-affected minerals as raw materials.

Since the company does not source minerals directly, it seeks to ensure that its suppliers have similar policies in place and can clearly identify the sources of their minerals.

In the unlikely event that the company discovers that a supplier it is inadvertently or otherwise using conflict-affected minerals, the Company will immediately take steps to ensure that the supplier discontinues their use of those minerals or will cease procurement from that supplier.

However, in conflict areas there are still companies and individuals who are engaged in legitimate business. The Company will aim to ensure that its decisions not to use illegal minerals do not harm the business activities of these legitimate operators.

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6 September 2017


This Data is indicative only and as such is not to be relied upon in place of the full specification. In particular, mechanical property requirements vary widely with temper, product and product dimensions. All information is based on our present knowledge and is given in good faith. No liability will be accepted by the Company in respect of any action taken by any third party in reliance thereon.

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The information provided in this datasheet has been drawn from various recognised sources, including EN Standards, recognised industry references (printed & online) and manufacturers’ data. No guarantee is given that the information is from the latest issue of those sources or about the accuracy of those sources.

Material supplied by the Company may vary significantly from this data, but will conform to all relevant and applicable standards.

As the products detailed may be used for a wide variety of purposes and as the Company has no control over their use; the Company specifically excludes all conditions or warranties expressed or implied by statute or otherwise as to dimensions, properties and/or fitness for any particular purpose, whether expressed or implied.

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