Testing and quality assurance
Testing is a key part of the quality assurance process for our foundries. We offer a range of testing options to suit our customers’ needs.
Our testing capabilities
|Chemical analysis||Melt analysis of the steel chemical composition is conducted on fully-calibrated optical emission spectrometers which can analyse more than 30 chemical elements, including nitrogen and low atomic numbered elements.|
|Physical testing||We can run a series of tests for corrosion resistance, micro-structural integrity and cleanliness.|
|Mechanical / destructive testing||We can carry out portable hardness testing in-house and any sub-contracted tests, such as corrosion, charpy, metallographic and tensile, are performed by fully qualified UKAS accredited laboratories.|
|Non-destructive testing||We offer the following NDT :
Testing is the final quality check as part of a whole quality cycle.
We have 14 members of the quality team who are qualified to SNT-TC-1A level 2 or PCN level 2. They’re here to carry out your tests and ensure your castings meet your requirements. Meet the quality team.