Quality Metal Finishing since 1962

Quality

Process Control:

Alexandria's facility provides ISO 9001 plating and anodizing including a complete laboratory with state-of-the-art test equipment. Graduate chemists document and perform on-the-spot analysis of process solutions. This process control provides traceability.

Test Equipment

Computer System

For reviewing, tracking & updating customer part information, history (revision levels, etc.)

Equipment for checking coating thickness:
  • X-ray fluorescence and betascope
  • Betabackscatter
  • Fisher technologies permascope
  • Coulometric thickness tester
  • Inverted metallurgical microscope
  • Digital micrometers, calipers, as well as digimatic hole tester for inside bore diameters
  • Varied (~50 sets) of coating standards. (Traceable to NIST)
  • Magnetic Induction
  • Eddy Current
  • Hall Effect

Environmental Test Chambers:
  • High Humidity
  • Salt spray
  • Porosity

Complete coating property evaluation equipment:
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Microhardness (Vickers & Knoop) tester
  • Electronic balance for coating weight
  • Microsectioning apparatus for the preparation for metallurgical studies
  • Surftest surface roughness tester
  • Stereo type microscope for final (visual) inspection

Full chemistry lab for on-the-spot plating bath analysis and troubleshooting.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

International Quality Registrars (IQR) issues this certificate to the Firm named below

ALEXANDRIA METAL FINISHERS
9418 Gunston Cove Rd.
Lorton, VA. 22079-2314

After assessing the Firm’s quality system and finding it in compliance with

ISO 9001:2015

For the following scope of registration

COMPREHENSIVE METAL FINISHING SERVICES-PLATING,
ANODIZING AND CHEMICAL PROCESSING
(Exclusions: None)

Registration No. 18-210501.2Q

Effective Date: August 21, 2018
Expiration Date: August 21, 2021

This registration is subject to ongoing audits by IQR.
Any change to the basis of this registration requires
Acceptance in writing by IQR.

Please call for a copy of our current certificate.
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