PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ-Pedro Feres, president of Physical Acoustics South America, designer and manufacturer of acoustic emission sensors and acoustic emission measurement instruments, has been appointed chairman of ISO/TC 135/SC9 for a six-year term.
MILTON KEYNES, UNITED KINGDOM-In response to the increase in demand for advanced nondestructive testing solutions, Sonatest Ltd. has created a new center of excellence, with a dedicated team to support this sector and strengthen its position within the market.
TUBNEY WOODS, UNITED KINGDOM-Oxford Instruments has acquired Worldwide Analytical Systems (WAS) AG, a German manufacturer and international supplier of Arc/Spark optical emission spectrometers and preparatory equipment used to analyze the chemical properties of metals.
BILLERICA, MA-GE Inspection Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire phoenix|x-ray, a provider of high-resolution computed tomography (CT)/X-ray technology used in nondestructive testing (NDT) applications.
WALTHAM, MA-Olympus NDT, provider of nondestructive testing solutions, has recently been honored by the Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR) as one of the U.S. government’s best suppliers at an Automated Best Value System award ceremony.
BENSENVILLE, IL-The inaugural Quality NDT Conference will take place in conjunction with the 10th annual Quality Measurement Conference 2008 and will be held at the Marriott Suites Clearwater Beach on Sand Key, Clearwater, FL, April 28 through May 1, 2008.
My latest adventures of roving editor-at-large in the world have recently taken me to Québec City, Canada. Although I’ve been to Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, England and Spain, along with Ecuador, Argentina and Mexico, I had never actually been to see our neighbors to the north.
The use of X-ray-based nondestructive test methods dates back more than a hundred years, with the advent of film-based radiography. This article describes a number of X-ray-based offerings for today’s nondestructive testing applications.