From incoming powdered metal materials to shipped machined or powdered metal parts, Coldwater Sintered Metal Products, Inc. maintains high quality standards through dedicated employees working in well designed production and service processes. This assures that we will manufacture your powdered metal parts or your machined parts to specifications from run-to-run while fulfilling your delivery requirements.

It is our policy to support our customer’s current and future product and service needs. We will accomplish this by focusing our strengths and talents on:

  • Continuously improving our processes through our Quality Management System and team activities.
  • Developing our employees through education and training.

  • Providing a safe and secure environment that encourages our employees to excel at their work.

In addition, Coldwater Sintered Metal Products can provide; Capability Studies, First Articles Inspection, PPAP, Raw Material Testing, In-Process SPC Charting, Final Product Inspection and Dock Audits. We are proud to be certified by ASR for ISO: 9001.

QUALITY LABORATORY SCOPE

ROUTINE QUALITY LAB TESTS FOR POWDERED METAL PARTS, WITH EQUIPMENT USED
TEST CONDUCTED Measuring Device Range
1. Crush Test Vega Machine 1-20,000 pounds
2. Expansion Test Vega Machine 1-20,000 pounds
3. Inside Diameter CMM,
3 pt. Micrometers,
Air Gauges,
Calipers
16″X 14″X 12″
1.2 to 1.6
1.000 to 2.550
0-12″
4. Outside Diameter CMM,
Calipers,
Micrometers
16″X 14″X 12″
0-12″
0-12″
5. Density Density Machine  
6. Weight Grams Scales 0-8100 grams
7. Overall Height Indicator,
Micrometers,
CMM,
Height Gauge
0-6″
0-12″
16″X 14″X 12″
0-12″
8. Hardness Rockwell Tester HRC, HRB, RA
9. Angles CMM,
Optical Comparator
0-360 degrees
0-360 degrees
10. Perpendicularity CMM  
11. Flatness CMM  
12. Length CMM,
Micrometers,
Calipers,
Height Gauge
16″X 14″X 12″
0-12″
0-12″
0-12″
13. Width CMM,
Micrometers,
Calipers
16″X 14″X 12″
0-12″
0-12″
14. Torque Test Torque Wrench and Fixture 0-250 FT. LBS.
100-800 NM.
15. Microscopic Metallurgical
Examination of Micro-Structure
Metallography