Quality Assurance

Bass Machining is currently in the process of obtaining their ISO9000 Quality Assurance Certification. The Quality Assurance Process for Bass Machining is detailed in the Bass Machining Quality Control Manual. Each Bass Machining employee is expected to know and adhere to all procedures outlined in the Quality Control Manual. This Manual is available to customers upon request and contractual negotiation. The Quality Control Manual is subject to revisions and amendments upon internal review as well as customer requirements. All Bass Machining clients will be notified of any revisions and amendments to the Manual after finalization.


The following is a high level overview of some of the key Quality Assurance Procedures followed during the Bass Machining manufacturing process;


  • Receiving Inspection
  • Manufacturing Inspection
    • First Piece Inspection
    • In Process Inspection
    • Final Machine Inspection
    • Sampling Inspection
  • Final Inspection
  • Non-Conforming Material
    • Removal
    • Recordation / Reporting
    • Board Review
    • Rework
    • Repair
    • Waiver Requests
    • Scrap
  • Corrective Action
    • Corrective Action Requisition
    • Corrective Action Review
    • Corrective Action Implementation
  • Drawing / Change Controls
  • Measuring and Test Equipment
    • Standards
    • Environmental Controls
      • Cleanliness
      • Temperature
      • Humidity
    • Interval Calibration
    • Tool Recall
    • Calibration Procedures
    • Recordation
    • Storage and Handling
  • Source Inspection
  • Process Specification Controls
  • Vendor / Subcontractor Control
  • Packaging and Shipping
  • Records

The Quality Assurance equipment consists of the following;


  • CMM Manager Software
  • Mitutoyo CMM B231
    • X=20", Y=40", Z=20"
  • Micrometer Gages
  • Vernier Gages
  • Dial Indicators
  • Thread Gages
  • Pin Gages
  • Thread Wires
  • Surface Plates
  • Gage Blocks

Copyright © 2013 Bass Machining Company, Inc. All rights reserved.