Quality Control

At ALOK, we view quality and continuous improvement as the basis of the company’s policy and growth. Our team of highly motivated Quality Control Engineers, Metallurgists and Chemists strive continuously to meet the demands of our global customers. We are one of a handful of companies to be accredited with PED AD 2000 Merkblatt W 0 and ISO/TS 16949:2009 by TUV Nord

Quality is a fundamental part of our business philosophy, which says ‘if minute details are taken care of during the process, the end-product will take care of itself’. This dedication is reflected in the high quality of every product which comes out from the factory. As a result, our customers can rely on a product of undisputable quality, reliability, dependability and durability.

Our Quality and Inspection department is fully equipped with the following testing equipment, which are regularly calibrated.

Excellence is never an accident,

It is an act of deliberate design .”

  • A fully equipped Chemical Laboratory for wet analysis
  • Optical Emission Spectrometer
  • Radiation Detector Meter
  • 60 Ton Universal Testing machine
  • Hardness Tester – Rockwell and Brinell
  • Impact Testing machine V Notch
  • Crack testing
  • Billet Samples, Acid Etching
  • Handheld spectrometer to identify grade
  • Microscope with and image analyser
  • Apparatus to check Jominy Values

Standards Maintained

EN Our Tolerance ASTM Our Tolerance
Hot Rolled Round Bar Tol. En 10060 +/- 1.3% of dia A 29 / 29 M
Hot Rolled Square Bar Tol. En 10059  A 29 / 29 M  –
Flat Bar Tolerance – Hot Rolled EN 10058:2003
Bright Bar Tolerance EN 10278/DIN 668
DIN 671
Round, Hexagon, Square & Flat bars – Drawn EN 10278 / ISO 286-2 h9, h11
Surface Defect 1% max. on diameter Class B  –  –
Magnetic Particle Inspection for Surface Defects E 709
Straightness Tolerance for Black Bar 3 to 5 mm/1000 mm
Straightness Tolerance for Bright Bar 0.5 mm/1000 mm
Cleanliness DIN 50602 K4 < 40 E 45 A,B,C & D < 2.5
Macro Billets (CC)  – E 381 Better than C2 R2 S2
Grain Size  – E 112 5 to 8
Ultra Sonic Test SEP 1921 C/c A 388 2-4 mm fbh (-6dB
En 10308 Type 1A, Tab 2, Cl 4  – drop technique
En 10228 Type 1A, Tab 5, Cl 4  –  –

Environment Friendly

ALOK is committed to being an environmentally friendly company with over 85 % of our raw material comprising of ferrous scrap. We are able to reduce our carbon emissions by expending less energy and reducing air pollution by over 80%. Sourcing scrap metal from reputable suppliers across the globe ensures zero radioactivity in our raw material.

It is not just complying with, but, we cherish & uphold all the great value systems as envisioned by the Government. For example we do NOT employ child labour. We pay all the applicable duties and taxes.