Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

Achieving part specifications is dependent on strict process controls. At Baker Casting Division, we continuously verify critical steps to ensure processes are working as expected. As a result, we achieve excellent part consistency in a very complex production process. Call today to learn how we can help with your next project, 1-608-882-5100.


  • Full sand testing capabilities, including moisture and compatibility, are monitored continuously to provide quality sand to the core making and molding operations.
  • Stringent metallurgical standards are monitored at every step of the casting process
  • Spectrograph chemical analysis
  • Tensile testing
  • Casting hardness testing – Brinell Scale
  • Ultrasonic flaw detection
  • Metallograph with video monitor and photographic capabilities
  • X-ray or laser scan (provided upon request)
Baker Casting Metallurgy Lab and Testing
Baker Casting Inspection and Lab Equipment


  • Mitutoyo-Crysta-Apex 5 CMM
  • Rockwell 4M hardness tester
  • SpectroMax – metal analyzer
  • Toolmakers layout table
  • Satec Tensile machine
  • Olympus PME2 – metallographs with CRT & printer
  • HAAS automated lathe
  • Complete sand test lab
  • Hartley automatic sand system
  • UJ Reflectoscope, ultrasonic tester
  • Datacast 3000 eutectometer
  • Detroit testing DHL3 Brinell tester
  • Heraeus DT250 emersible thermocouple
  • Buehler polishing system
  • Roamer arm

Rigid quality control has always been important in the foundry industry. The increasing demand for quality castings and on time delivery is essential.

  • Baker Casting Division has been ISO 9001:2015 certified since 2012.
  • Experienced full-time staff performs ongoing tests and analysis to customer specifications.
  • Quality control is involved at every step in the production process.
  • Each casting is dated to identify it with the pour date for certification and traceability. The dating allows us to retrieve all the records at any time they are needed.
  • Part-specific casting certifications provided upon request.

ABS Quality Certification MarkANAB Certification


Sample Material Certification

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Choosing a foundry to supply your castings is an important decision. The castings are an integral part of the products that you manufacture and sell.