CQI-29 "Brazing System Assessment"

Significance and application of the new standard

Application of the new CQI-29 Brazing System Assessment
The family of "AIAG CQI Special Processes" is extended by this new CQI-29 Brazing System Assessment. This new standard for the brazing process has now been published on May 14, 2021.

Structure, content and elements of the new CQI-29 questionnaire
The new Brazing System Assessment specifies process requirements for an organization or its suppliers performing applicable aluminum and stainless steel brazing. Processes covered are CAB, Vacuum, Flame, and Induction brazing, and contain requirements for part print, control plan, braze quality inspection & reports, parameter documentation, maintenance records, sustainability, process monitoring, fixturing and tooling, and thermal management. (Source: www.aiag.org)

Job audit process tables of the new CQI-29
This standard is a supplement to IATF 16949 under "customer-specific requirements" and applies to all global automotive suppliers who have entered into a contractual purchasing, delivery or quality agreement throughout the supply chain.




You can look forward to these top services after the new release of the CQI-29:



  • Free online lecture of the new CQI-29  (follow us with our newsletter for actual lecture schedule or sign in )
  • 3h online training
  • 2 day auditor training world-wide
  • Carrying out CQI-29 audits on site and remote audits


You can find out more about dates, registration and costs via our newsletter.




TopQM-Systems Global CQI-29 Service

  • We conduct CQI process audits in your company and at your locations
  • We conduct CQI process audits at your external service providers
  • Training as „CQI-29 auditor“ according to the rules of  AIAG auditor qualification, incl. seminar documentation, examination and issuing of certificates
  • CQI-FMEA Training (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis)
  • Integration of „CQI self-assessments“ in your QM system and your process audits
  • Certification support to ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO45001 and IATF 16949



AIAG CQI audits for "Special Processes"  - also possible as remote audits


TopQM-Systems has been conducting on-site audits as well as "remote audits" for your location, but also for your suppliers, for several years now. Long-standing qualified and experienced TopQM CQI auditors are available to you on site in Germany and Europe, but also worldwide. Especially in these uncertain times, we are a reliable partner both on site and via remote audit, use our global expert audit team.

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TopQM-Systems already conducts AIAG CQI process audits for well-known automotive companies as well as in-house and remote training throughout the supply chain. Make use of our special know-how and contact us for your consultation interview or for an individual, detailed service offer at no charge and without obligation.



Examples of TopQM-Systems projects and references for CQI audits and CQI auditor training (extract):


  • Robert Bosch
  • Coninental
  • BMW
  • Borg Warner
  • Opel
  • SKF
  • ZF
  • Ejot
  • Kern Liebers
  • GKN
  • IMS Gear
  • Autoliv
  • Lear
  • Styner und Bienz... and many more

We shall gladly provide you with a contact person and contact data for the above-mentioned project and reference examples upon request.