Quality Assurance

Astro Aluminum Treating’s Quality System is based upon AS9100 and is accredited by Nadcap to AC7004. The Company has a long standing reputation in it’s chosen markets for outstanding quality and on-time delivery.  Meeting our customers needs is always our first priority.

We have 11 Rockwell hardness testers and 2 Brinell testers for verifying the acceptability of each heat treatment performed. We also have 7 conductivity meters for eddy current testing. This onsite testing capability enables us to confirm that your parts comply to  your end item specifications.  All offsite metallurgical testing is performed by customer and Astro approved testing labs located in the Los Angeles area.


  • Equipment is calibrated daily and serviced according to ASTM E-8 and MIL-STD 1537.
  • Certifications of test equipment are traceable to NIST and are available upon request.
  • Furnaces and ovens are controlled and calibrated in accordance with AMS 2750.
  • Astro will also meet the requirements contained in it’s customer’s pyrometry specifications, such as BAC 5621.

Astro’s Test Equipment

  • Rockwell Hardness Testing: Standard, Portable and Superficial
  • Brinell Hardness Testing
  • Electrical Conductivity Testing: Verimet M4900C and Hocking Autosigma 3000 testers
  • pH meter: Scientific Instruments IQ120
  • Furnace Survey Equipment: Yokogawa 40 channel Datalogger
  • Instrument Calibration: Thermo-Electric Cal-Pal potentiometer
  • Fluke Temperature Calibrator Model 724
  • Temperature Recorders: (L & N) Model Speedomax W
  • Temperature Controllers: Barber-Coleman and Eclipse Model 560

View our NADCAP certifications

View our Quality Clauses

Equipment Service Providers

  • Calibration of Potentiometric Instruments
    • Modern Instrument Co.
    • 6530 East Alondra Boulevard
    • Paramount, CA  90723
  • Rockwell & Brinell Hardness Testers
    • Golden State Calibration &  Service Co.
    • 1781-G Capital St.
    • Corona, CA  91720
  • NDT
    • NDT Systems Equipment
    • 3912 Cerritos Ave.
    • Los Alamitos, CA  90720
  • Instrument Repair
    • Robertson Instrument
    • 6351 Marshall Avenue
    • Buena Park, CA  90621
  • Dickson Testing Labs
    • 11128 Palmer Avenue
    • South Gate, CA  90280
  • Atlas Testing Laboratories
    • 9820 Sixth Street
    • Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730
  • Exova Labs
    • 10005 Freeman Avenue
    • Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670