Dakota Tube is ISO 9001:2008 registered for the fabrication and plating of hydraulic and mechanical tubing. In addition, all of our suppliers are either ISO registered or have been certified by our quality group. All of our processes are strictly controlled by comprehensive process control plans and corrective feedback loops.

We have state-of-the-art production testing as well as research and development equipment to prove our processes, validate materials, and to ensure that your parts are consistently delivered to your expectations. Dakota Tube validates all raw material certifications on site. Some of our testing includes:

  • Automatic in-process camera inspections
  • Impulse and fatigue testing
  • Static pressure and burst testing
  • Salt spray and humidity testing
  • Coating thickness, adhesion, hardness and cure tests
  • Tube ID boroscope camera
  • Steel metallurgical testing for carbon, sulfur and other elements
  • Steel hardness
  • 3d microscope testing with CAD compare and measurement compare
  • Gravimetric weight, size analysis, composition classification, and particle counting
  • Particle counter
  • Waste water cleanliness, air quality, and nose monitoring
  • Fit and measurement gauge analysis