Quality Assurance/Quality Control
F. W. Gartner complies with all requirements for ISO 9001/2008. Various internal, O.E.M. and customer-specified process and procedure protocols are also strictly adhered to.
Standards-based evaluation of coatings include:
- ASTM D7127-05 Surface roughness with profilometers
- ASTM E0018-05E01 Rockwell hardness and superficial hardness
- ASTM E1920-03 Metallographic sample prep for thermal spray coatings
- ASTM E2109-01 Determine porosity visual and image analysis
- ASTM C633-01(2008) Bond strength of thermal spray coatings
- ASTM E384-09 Micro hardness
- ASTM D4541-09e1 Standard test method for pull-off strength of coatings using portable adhesion testers
- CMM provides very quick and accurate multi-point inspections for QA/QC logging.