FLAWSPEC Manufacturing Inc.

Manufacturing Process

FLAWSPEC is committed to consistently delivering the highest quality flawed specimens available on the market. In order to achieve this we have developed detailed procedures for the following manufacturing process.

  • Design and Drafting
  • Document Control
  • Receiving Inspection and Material Control
  • Layout
  • Machining
  • Flaw Implantation
  • Preheating
  • Welding – GTAW, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW and SAW processes
  • Post Weld Heat Treatment
  • Inspection and Testing
  • Security of Specimens and Data
  • Measuring and Testing Equipment Control
  • Shipping, Handling and Storage

Flaw Sizing Tolerances

Tolerance Level

Flaw Height

Flaw Length


+/- 1mm (0.039”)

+/- 2mm (0.079”)


+/- 0.5mm (0.020”)

+/- 1mm (0.039”)