QUALITY, CERTIFICATIONS, TESTING
QUALITY, INNOVATION, AND SERVICE BEHIND EVERY BOLT
Certified by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), M1003
At Lewis Bolt and Nut we put the utmost focus on producing high quality products while meeting or exceeding our customer's expectations.
The purpose of our quality system is to communicate the requirements, terms, and conditions under the Association of American Railroads (AAR), M-1003 to our customers.
Our quality system serves as a comprehensive guideline for all employees working for the company. We provide the training and education necessary to guarantee that all employees are fully aware of their individual responsibilities under this quality assurance system.
M-1003 American Railroads Quality Assurance Program
A2LA American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
Our in-house fastener lab is accredited to ISO 17025 by A2LA cert 1103.01
Our accredited capabilities include:
Tensile testing up to 300,000 lbs, including full size testing of 1-3/8" bolts
Rockwell Hardness Testing (Rockwell C and N scales)
Other Capabilities Include (Not Included in the A2LA accreditation:
Pullout testing of spikes and screws
Metallographic preparation and microscopic examination
Decarburization depth measurement
Samples of all heat treated parts are tested in our lab before being released for shipment. Every part is traceable by lot number to the steel heat number and lab test report.