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Stringent regulations, safety concerns and expanding applications of composites to push uptake of NDT.
It seems so simple: Place specimen in grips, perform tensile test, and achieve consistent results, right? Not really.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then nondestructive testing (NDT) would be among her favorite progeny, at least with the design engineers and manufacturing sect.
While advancements in automation and technology have enabled efficient acquisition of large volumes of nondestructive examination (NDE) data, the advancements in the analysis of collected data have been largely stagnant.
Previously considered bulky, expensive and complex to interpret, machine vision technology has undergone continuous improvements to become an integral part of quality control for industrial or manufacturing production lines.
Industrial computed tomography has changed the way in which aluminum die-cast parts are tested and measured.
There are many complexities in today’s global supply chain and taking reasonable steps to perform due diligence by minimizing risks through accurate material identification should be high on the list of priorities for both suppliers and manufacturers.
An assistant manager at Laboratory Testing Inc. has been promoted to destructive testing manager after working with the company for three years.
3angles is led by Joop Kraijesteijn, who spent the past 12 years with DNV KEMA.
The purpose of this field guide is to assist organizations, step by step, in implementing a quality management system (QMS) in conformance with ISO 9001:2008, whether from scratch or by transitioning from ISO 9001:2000. It examines each sub-clause of Sections 4–8 of ISO 9001:2008, which contain the requirements, and gives a list of the documentation/documents required, internal audit questions, a summary of management’s responsibilities, and a flowchart of the steps that need to be undertaken to satisfy the requirements.
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