When quality matters, think Norcen.

At Norcen, quality control is more than an initialed inspection sticker; quality control is part of every process. In our environmentally controlled shop, our staff of highly skilled machinists makes sure that accuracy and precision are carried throughout each part’s production from start to finish. Our goal is to make every single piece produced match your design to near perfection.

Our quality control team ensures that every lot of parts produced undergoes rigorous testing before delivery. Our quality control testing processes are completed with state-of-the-art equipment in accordance with military specification MIL-I-45208A using sample quantities and tolerances per strict customer requirements.

Our testing equipment includes:


Highly magnified video camera measuring for optical measuring of small intricate parts with an accuracy of 50 millionths.


The Micro-Vu Excel Measuring Center is a gantry stage system equipped with a high-resolution camera-based measuring system to get fast, accurate measurements on a wide variety of parts

Cordax Coordinate Machine

3-axis measuring with an accuracy of .0002″ over the cube.

Ares CMM Machine

The COORD3 ARES series of small and medium volume bridge CMM offers a high performance dimensional inspection platform for general purpose metrology applications.