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Certified Steel Forging

At Cromdane Steel, Inc. we are committed to providing our customers with quality steel rolled bars, forged bars and customer developed forgings, process and tested to meet industrial requirements of API, ASTM, PED, ASME, AISI, SAE, ISO/IEC, EN, EU, NACE, ASNT, and our customer’s unique specification.  Products are controlled within the certified steel forging requirements of our API Q1 and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certified Management System, with validation testing meeting the requirements of API 6A 21st Edition. Every inch of product is traceable to test results within our unique traceability program. Customers can be confident that all of our products have been subject to process controlled and tested to certified laboratories. Results of testing are supplied to the customer on EN 10204 certified Material Test Reports.

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Cromdane Steel, Inc. Certifications

  • AMS 9100D
  • NADCAP Accredited for Heat Treating
  • AMS 2301 & AMS 2304: Aircraft Quality Steel Cleanliness, Aircraft Quality Magnetic Particle Inspection

Cromdane Steel, Inc. Quality Certifications 

  • API Q1 Rev 9  - Q1-2479,  
  • ISO 9001:2015 – ISO-2606,
  • CAGE Code – 7M2Q5


  • NIAC
  • AS91
  • PED 97/23/EC
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • NQA-1, 10CFR50 Appendix B and NCA3800
  • Cage Code approved for the department of defense technical data

Process Control - Referenced Industrial Standards 

  • UNS - United Numbering System,
  • AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute,
  • SAE – SAE International,
  • ASTM - ASTM International,
  • API – American Petroleum Institute,
  • ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
  • ISO – International Organization for Standardization.
  • ASNT – American Society for Nondestructive Testing,
  • NACE – NACE International,

Testing and Validation - Referenced Industrial Specification and Associated Testing Requirements

  • API 6A 21st - Specification for Wellhead and Tree Equipment
  • API 5CT - Casing and Tubing
  • API 16A - Specification for Drill-Though Equipment
  • API 6HT - Heat Treatment and Testing of Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Large Cross Section and Critical Section Components
  • API 20E -  Alloy and Carbon Steel Bolting for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20H - Heat Treatment Services - Batch Type for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ind
  • API 20J - Qualification of Distributors of Metallic Materials for the Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20F - Corrosion-Resistant Bolting for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20D - Qualification for Nondestructive Examination Services for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20C - Closed Die Forgings for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20M - Qualification of Suppliers of Machining Services for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20B - Open Die Shaped Forgings for Use in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries
  • API 20N - Heat Treatment Services - Continuous Line for Equipment Used in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry,
  • ASTM A140 - Standard Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, Scleroscope Hardness, and Leeb Hardness
  • ASTM A182 - Forged or Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe Flanges Forged Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High-Temperature Service
  • ASTM A29/A29m - Standard Specification General Requirements for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought
  • ASTM A255 - Standard Test Methods for Determining Hardenability of Steel
  • ASTM A276 - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
  • ASTM A291 - Standard Specification for Steel Forgings, Carbon and Alloy, for Pinions, Gears and Shafts for Reduction Gears
  • ASTM A350/A350m - Standard Specification for Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Forgings, Requiring Notch Toughness Testing for Piping Components
  • ASTM A370 - Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
  • ASTM A388/A388m - Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Examination of Steel Forgings
  • ASTM A434/A434m - Standard Specification for Steel Bars, Alloy, Hot-Wrought Or Cold-Finished, Quenched and Tempered
  • ASTM A479/A479m - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes for Use in Boilers and Other Pressure Vessels
  • ASTM A484/A484m - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars, Billets, and Forgings
  • ASTM A519 - Standard Specification for Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Mechanical Tubing
  • ASTM A564/A564m - Standard Specification for Hot-Rolled and Cold-Finished Age-Hardening Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
  • ASTM A751 - Standard Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
  • ASTM A829/A829m - Standard Specification for Alloy Structural Steel Plates
  • ASTM E10 - Standard Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials
  • ASTM E18 -  Standard Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
  • ASTM E45 -  Standard Test Methods for Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel
  • ASTM E110 - Standard Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Metallic Materials By Portable Hardness Testers
  • ASTM E112 - Standard Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size
  • ASTM E340 - Standard Test Method for Macroetching Metals and Alloys
  • ASTM E381 - Standard Method of Macroetch Testing Steel Bars, Billets, Blooms, and Forgings
  • DNV-GL RP-0034 - Steel Forgings for Subsea Applications
  • EN 10204 - Metallic Products - Types of Inspection Documents
  • NACE MR-0175 - Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistant Metallic Materials for Oilfield Equipment
  • SAE AMS 2750 – Aerospace Material Specification -E- Heat Treatment Standard and Calibration
  • SAE AMS-H-6875 – Heat Treatment of Steel Raw Materials
  • AMS 2301 – Aircraft Quality Steel Cleanliness
  • ASNT SNT-TC-1A – Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Examination
  • DIRECTIVE 2014/68/EU PED – Pressure Equipment Directive
  • ISO/IEC 17025 - General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  • CSIMS – Cromdane Steel, Inc.  Material Specifications
  • CSIQP – Cromdane Steel, Inc.  Quality Procedures, (Process Control)  
  • Numerous Customer Specifications and Quality Procedures

We Specialize in Quality Standards

Quality Assured

Quality Assured

We offer the most advanced traceability and quality control processes available that meet or exceed all recognized standards in the steel industries.
Quick Service

Quick Service

Cromdane Steel remains committed to meeting and exceeding our customers delivery requirements, realizing our performance affects several aspects of our customers success.
Customer Service

Customer Service

Our Goal is Customer Satisfaction through repetitive sales by continuous improvement within the Quality Management System.
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Why Choose Cromdane Steel?

Cromdane Steel, Inc. not only maintains a vast stock of hot and cold steel bar, ready to deliver, we provide a wide range of finishing options.

Finishing options:

  • Machining
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Chemical testing
  • Saw cutting
  • Heat treating
  • Coating
  • Boring
  • Material is sourced from PED certified North America
  • Mechanical testing to API 6A 21st Edition PSL 3

These finishing services set us apart from virtually every other steel distributor in Houston as we can provide our customers a turnkey, finished product.

Additionally, we meet stringent customer specifications with short lead times and quick turnarounds and our API Q1 and ISO 9001:2015 certifications set us apart from the competition. All of our mill purchased materials are sourced from North America.

Our Quality Product Standard

Since 1982 Cromdane Steel has been a customer focused steel distributor furnishing quality alloy steel bar at competitive prices. All mill purchased material is sourced from North America.

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6134 Cunningham -
Houston, Texas 77041 USA