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High Quality, Higher Standards

Stainless Foundry & Engineering's Quality Management department is prepared to meet or exceed the growing needs of the ever evolving business practices needed for stainless foundries. Our prevention and inspection systems are designed to be beneficial for every facet of our business (customer, suppliers, foundry, machining and assembly).

Quality Management Overview

Our quality management department is broken down into 4 sections:

  • Quality inspection & testing
  • Voice of the customer - Assistance and corrective & preventive actions
  • Auditing and Systems development & maintenance
  • Certification verification & completion

Our quality management systems are built to maintain compliance for our certifications:

With

  • ASME B & PV Code Section III NCA-3800, 10CFR50, Appendix B
  • MIL - I - 45208
  • MIL - Q - 9858
  • Norsok M-650

To assure our compliance our system includes:

  • Quality Policy Manual
  • Quality Management Procedures
  • Supplier Quality Manual
  • Safety Management Procedures
  • Work Instruction

Special Processes Employed

Stainless Foundry & Engineering perform NDE, welding and heat treatment Internally or Outsourced to qualified & approved sources

  • NDE - (liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, radiograph X-Ray, visual, ) Certified to the requirements of SCT-TC-1A and Mil-STD-410
  • WELDING - Welders certified to the guidelines of ASTM A488, ASME Section IX, MIL-STD-248 & S9074-AQ-GIB-010-248“. They are also qualified welding procedure specifications to European requirements EN-288
  • HEAT TREATING - Performed internally and outsourced to many different standards

Traceability

  • Each lot of material is traceable through the heat number. There is a computerized floor system that personnel clock on and off jobs for electronic sign off for traceability. Which also provides operator instructions and pictorials for use during the operation.
  • Chemical, physical and metallographic analysis capabilities exist in-house.
  • Final inspection is performed to the requirements of ANSI-Z1.4, MIL-STD105E or MSS-SP-55
  • We conduct dimensional inspection of the patterns, dies and casting on a CMM
  • Certifications are completed on  Level 1 (nuclear or govt), 2, 2E and 3 (commercial)

Continuous Quality Improvement

  • The basic building blocks of quality - flow diagrams, PFMEAs, control plans, measurement analysis, and layered audits are being implemented for a firm foundation
  • The use of Lean & Six Sigma practices assist in continuous improvement
  • Our pledge is to provide our customers with quality casting to exceed their needs
  • With our value statements of: Respect, honesty, teamwork, accountability, responsiveness and work-life balance

Associations

  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry
  • Stainless Foundry | Steel Castings | Investment Sand Foundry