At Badger Iron Works, we are proud to serve our customers in every possible way. A full time quality control department, pattern shop, and a modern computerized scheduling and shipping department are available to serve our customers!

Quality Control

Our Quality Control department includes:

  • SPC monitoring of processes
  • Full sand testing laboratory:
    • Compression
    • Tensile strength of green sand, no-bake, and ABC
    • Moisture content %
    • Bond content %
    • Sieve testing
  • Full metal testing laboratory:
    • Thermo Jarrel Ash spectrograph with 15 channels
    • Tinius Olsen Tensile Tester
    • Microstructure testing and micro-photography
    • Brinell hardness testing


  • Storage and maintenance of patterns on-site
  • Pattern engineering and design on new and existing equipment


We can produce castings from ounces up to 2,000 lbs. in Gray Iron and up to 1400 lbs. in Ductile Iron.