Quality Control


NFM Production facilities are ISO 9001:2008 rated and deliver the best quality coupled with the backing of international standards and up to date specification sheets. Beyond simple quality control procedures NFM are proud to present a fully operational Ultrasonic Inspection Department with qualified UT Operators to supply Technical Grade alloys that are a cut above the rest.

Testing Ability

NFM are able to supply quality testing and reports of materials offered as follows:

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Tensile Testing

  • Hardness Testing – HB, HRB, VHN, RC
  • Mercurous Nitrate Accelerated Crack Testing
  • DZR Tests to AS 2345 as well as ISO 6509
  • Metallography
  • Image Analysis and Phase Presence
  • Titration
  • pH Level Tests
  • Spark Analysis – Spectro
  • Atomic Absorption Analysis
  • Portable XRF Analysis
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Ultrasonic Inspection

Ultrasonic Inspection
NFM have a fully functional Ultrasonic Inspection Department with both automated as well as portable and manual scanning systems in use. Scanning over 100 tons of brass and bronze a month NFM are confidently supplying Technical Grade material into the market with superior cleanliness further establishing the NFM brand as a quality product a cut above the rest.

Ultrasonic scanning is in compliance with:

  • MIL-STD-271F
  • MIL-STD-2154
  • ASTM E2375-08
  • AMS-STD-2154
  • Testing capabilities are as tight as Class AA depending on alloy, condition and diameter.

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NFM's experienced and helpful

consultants await your enquiry.

Non Ferrous Metal Works (SA) (PTY) LTD

288 Balfour Road Jacobs

Durban South Africa 4001

+27 31 480 7388