To assure Minnesota Grinding, Inc. provides a predictable, consistent and reliable product and service, meeting or exceeding customer expectations by being quality driven, through a quality system which provides the atmosphere for continuous improvement and defect prevention. We will do our part to assure employees have adequate resources. We will also have a working knowledge of current and future industry quality standards and expectations, planning accordingly to assure Minnesota Grinding is well known as the industry leader.
Our quality system is patterned after the requirements of ISO9002, using a TQM method of implementation. We have a comprehensive Quality Manual and quality procedures that continue to evolve
Our operators are trained in the use of inspection equipment and we monitor our production at the source. Due to the precision required in our work, our entire shop is air conditioned, for better piece-to-piece consistency.
Incoming inspection, final inspection, and jobs requiring more rigorous investigations occur in our temperature controlled Quality Lab. This lab is equipped with a wide variety of measuring instruments, work surfaces, and calibration equipment.
Inspection Equipment Summary
O.D. micrometers up to 24"
Pressure micrometers up to 3"--- .0001 and .00005 increments
Digital micrometers up to 5"--- .00005 increments Sheffield visual gage comparator
Ceramic and Webber-Croblox gage blocks
Deltronic gage pins
Optical comparators (2)
Many more assorted types of inspection equipment
We utilize a database driven calibration software package to monitor calibration status and scheduling. All of our calibration is traceable to NIST standards.