Stephen Franks

Stephen Franks is executive vice president of TM -Electronics Inc. (Boylston, MA). For more information, call (508) 869-6400, e-mail stephen.franks@ or visit


Leak Test Success

Traditional pressure decay testing assumes a test item can be pressurized. If the item is open, it can be pressurized and tested without destroying it. However, when the test item is already sealed, it must be accessed through the barrier materials or through the body of the product itself, and it becomes a destructive test.
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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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The Skills Gap

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