Quality

In order to ensure highest quality standards, AKMETAL focuses on main principles such as customer satisfaction, participation of all employees and continuous improvement.

Quality is proven by notified bodies for certification such as

  • American Bureau of Shipping
  • Bureau Veritas
  • DNVGL
  • Lloyds Register of Shipping
  • PED 2014/68/AB (97/23/EC)

Quality is also checked internally with very well equipped and qualified / certified inspectors.

Melt Shop Laboratory

  • OBFL 18 Channels Spectrometer
  • Oxford Instr. 35 Channels Spectrometer
  • Leco Nitrogen Oxygen Analyser
  • HYDRIS (Hydrogen Measurement)

Destructive Facilities

  • 40 ton Tensile Tester with extensometer
  • Charpy Impact Tester (down to -196ºC )
  • Buehler Hardness Tester (Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers)
  • UIC Diamond and Ecotip Portable Hardness Devices
  • Olympus Optic Microscope
  • Buehler Abrasive Cutter, Grinding and Polishing devices for sample preparation
  • Simpson Universal Strength Machine for moulding sand

Non-Destructive Facilities

  • Ultrasonic Inspection USM 35X (2 units), USM36 with 70 different types of probes
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection 4000A & 8000A HWDC Portable devices and hand yokes with UVA Light Sources
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • Radiographic Examination is outsourced with IR192 and Betatron up to 300 mm wall thickness.

6 Quality Personnel;

  • 2 personnel Level 3 UT certificate
  • 2 personnel Level 2 UT certificate
  • 5 personnel Level 2 MT certificate
  • 2 personnel Level 2 VT certificate
  • 2 personnel Level 2 PT certificate