Standard Solutions Group

The Mechanical Engineering Committee is responsible for standardisation and research in the field of mechanical technology.

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The Mechanical Engineering Committee came into being in 1971 and works with function oriented standards designed to provide cost-effective, quality-assured construction, renovation and extension projects. Major emphasis is placed on functional safety, personal safety and maintainability.

The tasks of the Mechanical Engineering Committee include raising awareness and distributing and adapting standards and new services in the field of mechanics. Its members actively monitor other companies’ needs and requirements and market the work of the committee. This results in standardised solutions to common problems, procurement and implementation support and coordination of information between clients and suppliers.

Current projects in the Mechanical Engineering Committee

Every year, two to four projects are handled in different workgroups composed of persons from the process industry.
In 2023 the workgroups will work on the following projects:

  • SSG 3340E – Requirements for gears 
  • SSG 3800E – General technical regulations for delivery of hydraulic equipment
  • SSG 3853 – Technical specification for gears
  • New guide – Guide for welding requirements – the base industry's common interpretations and guidelines
  • New standard – Chain conveyors
  • Investigation – Floating foundations for certain machine installations.

Committee members

  • Ola Jonsson, Iggesund Paperboard, chairman
  • Mattias Albertsson, BillerudKorsnäs Frövi, vice chairman
  • Björn Bergström, Metsä Board Husum
  • Håkan Wänglund, SCA Östrand
  • John Eriksson-Vik, SSAB EMEA Luleå, chairman of SSG Fluid technology network
  • Mattias Rösberg, Mondi Dynäs Väja
  • Rickard Sjöblom, SSG

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