QUALITY CONTROL

COMPLIANT & IN-PROCESS OF AS9100 CERTIFICATION

At Center-Line Machining quality and customer satisfaction is our top priority. We strive and are committed to exceeding our customers' expectations for cost, quality, and speed of delivery from start to finish. Our obligation and promise to our customers is to identify and define each specific requirement and need while adhering to all applicable standards. 

In accordance with our commitment to exceed our customers’ expectations from start to finish, Center-Line believes that each customer is unique and the key to effectively adhering to its customers individuality is having a quality control method with communication and understanding of said specific need. Center-Line works with all of our customers' to provide the necessary inspection and documentation to meet their specific product needs. To further serve our customers needs and requirements, Center-Line is compliant & currently in-process of AS9100 Certification. 

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QUALITY CHECK LIST

FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION

CALIBRATED EQUIPMENT

IN-PROCESS INSPECTION

MATERIAL CERTIFICATIONS

FINAL INSPECTION

CERTIFICATES OF CONFORMANCE

MAINTENANCE &
CALIBRATION

Center-Line's Machines are maintained on a regular basis to ensure quality precision parts are produced. Inspection equipment and gauges are assigned a unique serial number and checked regularly to ensure accuracy. Center-Line only utilizes calibrated and approved inspection equipment at all times, any questionable equipment is removed and sent to be re-calibrated if needed. Annual inspection equipment calibrations are performed by an independent lab that calibrates our equipment traceable to NIST standards.

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CONTINUIOUS IMPROVEMENT

Center-Line is dedicated to continuous quality improvement. All components manufactured under go first article inspection, followed by stringent in process inspection routines and ending with final sample inspection. Our entire staff meets weekly to identify opportunities for improvement and to address corrective actions. Utilizing our ERP visual job tracking software all inspection documents along with job tracking, are logged daily and issues are addressed as they occur. Continuous improvement insures we deliver the highest quality precision components to our customers' with every order & every part.

Inspection
Documents

 

Inspection reports are created for each part. The report lists each feature, dimension, equipment used and tolerances that need to be inspected. All machined products are inspected by frequency per customer PO requirements. In addition updates and issues are logged daily utilizing our job tracking software.

Material
Verification

All purchased and customer supplied material is tagged & marked including material type, material size and heat numbers. Center-Line then logs all tags into our job tracking software. Purchased products are subjected to a visual inspection by our receiving inspector. In addition Center-Line Machining only utilizes approved vendors and sub-contractors.

Inspection
Records

Center-Line Machining maintains inspection records on all machined products. Upon request Center-Line Machining supplies its customers with:

  • Certificates of Conformance

  • Customer Supplied Inspection Reports

  • Material Certifications

  • Traceability Reports 

Inspection
Reports

 

Our quality control inspection department insures first article and final inspection reports. In-process reports are completed by our machine operators and double checked by our quality control inspectors, utilizing only calibrated and tested inspection equipment, we ensure quality is meet with accuracy every time.

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