Boston Centerless Expands Services with New Technology

This new center gives the company the ability to verify the identity and integrity of the precision bar products manufactured by Boston Centerless, mitigating material risk. These services can also be performed on customer supplied material.

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Boston Centerless has expanded its services by adding a Material Validation Testing Center to its operation. This new center gives the company the ability to verify the identity and integrity of the precision bar products manufactured by Boston Centerless, mitigating material risk. These services can also be performed on customer supplied material.

Specifically, the equipment can test for internal and surface defects as well as alloy verification. This is especially important for industries where metal identification is critical to the application such as aerospace and medical. 

“This testing capability brings a higher level of service to our customers allowing us to reduce lead time and logistics requirements, and supply a superior level of quality for the customer,” says Dave Mersereau, sr. V.P. and general manager at Boston Centerless. “By having the ability to test real time with manufacturing, we eliminate the need for the customer to manage additional suppliers while shaving valuable time off their process.”

Testing services include ultrasonic testing, eddy current testing and XRF alloy verification. Laser marking with customer-specific identifiers is also available.