Casting upgrades can be completed on-site and machined in a variety of materials, which results in a superior quality product that meets diverse requirements and industries.


AFG’s upgrade department is comprised of highly trained craftsman that have been approved through several professional organizations, such as ASME, ASNT and AWS and certified by DNV.

AFG has a staff of certified non-destructive testing inspectors from Level III qualification down to Level I inspectors in the fields of Radiography, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic and Visual Inspection techniques. Our welding program has qualified welders under ASTM, ASME, NAVSEA, AWS, and certified by DNV.


10 CFR Part 50, Appendix. B
– Quality assurance criteria for nuclear power plants and fuel reprocessing plants

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III,
Sub-Section NCA-3800
– Metallic Material Organization’s quality system program

American Petroleum Institute, NORSOK, NACE, NAVSEA

ISO 9001:2008

PED Directive 97/23/EC annex 1 Section 4.3

Det Norske Vertias (DNV)

Nuclear Industry Assessment Committee (NIAC)


NDE certified to SNT-TC-1A for visual, radiographic, ultrasonic, magnetic particle and liquid penetrant. NDE procedures and personnel certified by DNV

Welders certified to ASME, Section IX and AWS D1.1, in the following processes: GMAW, GTAW, SMAW. Welding procedures and personnel certified by DNV