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Users of machine parts know that an alloy contamination with as little as .001% of an element may be the cause of field failures. We take every precaution to ensure that our product meets all requirements of the specification you order.


Mill quality control procedures are in accordance with MIL-I-45208A, the most stringent procedures required by the United States Department of Defense for procurement of Level I/Subsafe material. Anchor Bronze & Metals, Inc. supplies crucial materials for shipbuilding, aviation, defense, mining, oil well drilling and many other industrial applications.


All material is assigned heat numbers prior to being produced. All test results for each individual heat number are logged and products are marked with their corresponding heat numbers to ensure total mill traceability. Certifications of chemical and mechanical test results are available for all wrought alloys. Certifications of conformance and chemical test results are available for all cast products.


Our metallurgical documentation department is capable of providing you with the following services:

  • Chemical certification with a mercury-free statement.

  • Mechanical testing - Tensile strength, yield strength, elongation, and hardness.

  • Longitudinal and transverse photomicrographs of casting cross sections.

  • Polished & etched samples of casting cross sections.

  • Certifications to all applicable commercial and military specifications.

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