Quality assurance at Special Metals Corporation is a process developed as a means of ensuring our customers that all their requirements and needs are met.
Quality Assurance Accreditations
Our quality assurance includes a detailed system of operating process procedures, published in Quality Manuals and audited regularly.
These operating procedures are applied to every manufacturing operation, from the control of raw materials to the dispatch of the product.
It is also an attitude of mind, a philosophy of customer service that permeates the entire organization, and is a frequent focus of training and re-training programs.
Quality system and laboratory accreditations and approvals granted to the production facilities of Special Metals include the following:
ABS Quality Evaluations Inc.
ISO 9001:2000, AS 9000
Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance
ISO 9001:2000, AS 9000, EN 9100:2003
ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002, BS EN 9100:2003
AD-Merkblatt WO, Material manufacturer; Merkblatt 1153, Welding Consumables
ISO/IEC 17025 Testing/Calibration
B2, Material manufacturer
Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code NCA 3800
Performance Review Institute
NADCAP, Ultrasonic (AS 7003, AS 7114), ISO Guide 25 Material Testing
Other institution and customer company approvals include:
|Airbus France||Fortech||RHP Bearings|
|Al Tech||Fry Steel||Rockwell International|
|Allegheny Ludlum||G.S. Precision||Rollmet|
|Allied Signal||General Electric Aircraft Engine||Rolls Royce plc|
|Allison||General Electric Gas Turbines||RWTÜV|
|Baker Oil Tools||Ladish||Textron|
|Berkshire Ind.||Lenape Forge, Inc.||Tube Turns Division|
|Boeing Company||Maillefer Institute||United Technologies|
|Bohler||McDonnell Douglas||Utica Corporation|
|BWX Technologies||McInnes Steel Company||Volvo Flymotor AB|
|Consolidated Power Supply||Mecair Inc.||Westinghouse|
|Coulter Steel||MTU||Wyman Gordon Grafton|
|Department of the U.S. Navy||Nuclear Alloys||Wyman Gordon Houston|
|Doosan Heavy Industries||Pratt & Whitney||Wyman Gordon Livingston|
|ESAB Group||Pratt & Whitney Canada|
Ensuring Quality and Safety
Product stewardship and occupational safety and health are paramount at Special Metals. That fact is well documented in our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for INCONEL®.