Quality Control

Laboratory and Q/A Equipment:

West Philadelphia Bronze stresses the utmost quality in their products.  This consists of a process documented system which follows the product throughout the entire casting and machining processes.  Our QA program is in accordance with MIL-Q-9858 & MIL-I-45208A.

Chemistry Lab:

  • Spectro 5 matrix optical emission spectrograph (2000)

Mechanical Testing Lab:

  • Tinius Olsen tensile machine
  • Brinell hardness testing equipment
  • Electrical conductivity testing equipment
  • Magnetic Permeability
  • Weldability (outsourced)

Non-Destructive Testing:

  • Dye penetrant
  • Hydrostatic testing equipment
  • Radiographic testing (outsourced)

Dimensional Inspection:

  • Layout table
  • Various hand measuring equipment

Sand Lab:

  • No-bake and Green sand testing equipment

Pattern Shop:

  • Various equipment for the restoration and upkeep of pattern equipment