Value-Added Services

Our deep inventories, combined with manufacturing capabilities, make us a superior single source for any piping project. Whatever your machining needs, Southwest Stainless & Alloy can do it for you. Many installations require unique components, or individually designed parts. We are in the business of making sure our customers have everything they need to get the job done right the first time.

  • Custom cut and custom fit stainless and alloy piping solutions
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • On-site machining
    • Tap, bore, taper bore, bevel, groove, socket weld, thread
  • Manufacture of made-to-order items
  • Special cut-to-length services
  • Reducing flanges, special facings
  • Branch outlets, swage nipples, adapters, inserts, plugs
  • Quick turnaround on non-stock items
  • Minimal buyouts
  • Integrated supply agreements and consignment inventory available
  • Trailer stock for shutdowns
  • JIT deliveries
  • Global shipping

Quality Assurance

  • Testing
    • Positive Material Identification (PMI) for on-site metals verification using the XMET5000(XRF) alloy analyzer or when required, the ARCMET 8000 (OES) analyzer
    • Vickers and Brinell Hardness Testing using the Krautkramer MIC 10. The MIC 10 provides both Vickers and Brinell Hardness Testing using the static UCI (Ultrasonic Contact Impedence) method
  • Liquid Penetrant
  • Wet and Dry Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Strict Quality Control
  • Lot Tracking
  • Alloy Testing
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Houston Machine Shop and Distribution Center
  • Full QA/QC Programs for Internal Processes/Documentation
  • Manufacturing of Private Label (J&J) High Nickel Alloy Flanges and Fittings
  • Customer-Specific Length and Quantity for MRO/OEM Production
  • Specialty Distributor Enhanced Value-Added Services