Quality is a requirement,
not a goal. Because lives
depend on it.



Excellence is a Carpenter Technology mandate. We maintain the most stringent quality assurance and quality control standards because people's lives, and our livelihoods depend on it.

Our quality assurance and quality control standards are high to satisfy the requirements and expectations of our customers, because we take pride in what we do. Only by meeting these standards of excellence will we continually advance the overall business interests of Carpenter Technology.

Our robust Quality Management System (QMS) manual is a single-source guide used at 20 sites worldwide and adheres to International Organization for Standardization and SAE International methodologies of proven best practices, industry standards, and ongoing improvement initiatives.

We take great pride in our culture of quality and operating excellence as evidenced by the following relevant standards certifications:
  • International Standards: ISO 9001; ISO 13485; ISO 17025; and others
  • Aerospace Standards: AS9100; AS9120
  • Nadcap Special Process Approvals
  • Heat Treating
  • Materials Testing Lab
  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT)
  • Customer Approvals: General Electric Aircraft Engine (GEAE); Rolls Royce; Pratt and Whitney

QA Systems & Processes

Our internal QMS is regularly audited and verified by independent certification authorities to prove compliance with various international, federal, and industry standards, including ISO, SAE, Nadcap, and other third-party accreditations.


QA of Specialty Alloy Products

We work diligently to earn your trust. We provide the highest quality specialty alloys by continually inspecting the chemical and metallurgical properties of our products according to rigorous international testing methods throughout the manufacturing process.

We are home to some of the world’s most advanced specialty alloy chemistry equipment and foremost metallurgical professionals. We offer state-of-the-art testing capabilities that few, if any, manufacturers or distributors can match, including:

Materials Testing

Sample Machining

Heat Treating



Mechanical and Magnetic

Chemical Analysis


Atomic Absorption

Elemental Analysis


Wet Chemistry

Nondestructive Testing

Ultrasonic - Contact and Immersion

Eddy Current


Magnetic Particle



We offer a breadth of resources to support your quality assurance and quality control requirements aimed at delivering the most reliable and consistent specialty alloy products possible.