Houston Metallurgical Laboratory, Inc. has built a reputation for achieving quality results consistently. It is our responsibility to provide you with the approved technology according to all requirements and specifications without deviation. As the requirements for quality assurance have become so exacting and complex, Houston Metallurgical Laboratory, Inc. follows written quality assurance procedures. Therefore, standard, mandatory testing procedures are maintained as your material passes through our departments - whether the procedure is a simple method for breaking a Charpy or a more complicated tensile test procedure. In this manner, we make every effort to provide test specimens that represent reliability, dimensional accuracy and professional metallurgical services.
The Houston Metallurgical Laboratory, Inc. quality assurance program meets the requirements of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Section III, ISO, ASTM, AWS, DNV, ASNT, as well as military, federal specifications and others.
To further ensure the quality of our performance, Houston Metallurgical Laboratory, Inc. maintains an ongoing training program consisting of classes offered by local universities as well as internal training programs. Our staff is exposed regularly to new techniques and equipment on subjects ranging from heat treating and testing of steel to the proper technique for polishing a micro.