Strict quality assurance is a significant component of the activities at K industries-ALTHAMMER.

Our comprehensive quality management system is built upon the fact that all employees are proficient in the production processes and have a constant awareness of their responsibility for the quality of products and services. Items produced by K industries-ALTHAMMER are employed in diverse environments and situations and must withstand high levels of loading and stress. K industries-ALTHAMMER uses modern inspection methods and test equipment to ensure that this is the case. The quality management system is certified to DIN EN ISO 9001 (by EQ ZERT). The production facilities are inspected and approved by various different monitoring institutes as well as the auditors of our customers.

K industries-ALTHAMMER offers non-destructive and destructive testing:

Non-destructive testing

  • Ultrasound wall thickness measurement
  • Radiographic testing
  • Spectral-analytical materials identification verification
  • Surface crack inspection using the dye penetrant method
  • Determination of ferrite content
  • Hardness testing
  • Roughness measurements
  • Ferroxyl test

Destructive testing

  • Microstructural examinations
  • Tensile test
  • Bending test
  • Notch-bar impact test
  • Intergranular corrosion tests
  • Corrosion studies, e.g. to ASTM G-48