Cast quality

Experienced and skilled workers monitor the quality of our cast parts by means of modern technology. The cast pieces exit our plant only when they are perfect.


We use the following test methods for Quality assurance:

  • Destructive material testing to determine mechanical properties
  • Stationary and mobile hardness testing
  • Ultra- sonic and X-Ray testing
  • Magnetic particle inspection and dye- penetrant testing
  • Cast part and model measurement by means of a 3D measuring machine
  • Metallography 
  • Chemical Analysis using an Emission spectrometer

SHB is certified in compliance with the following national and international Standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 5001
  • AD – 2000
  • DIN EN 15085-2 CL 1
  • HPQ for cast steel acc. to EN 10293, SEW 520, BN 918 046 and UIC 840-2V for Deutsche Bahn 
  • Lloyds Register
  • DGR 97/23/EG
  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)