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Identifying Foreign Object Debris

In the Metallurgical Laboratory, we often receive inquiries regarding our capability to identify FOD (Foreign Object Debris). FOD may be any foreign material introduced into an operating system which may cause damage during use. This article will attempt to clarify the small size capability and the methodology used for identification using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Carver’s Steaks & Chops

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Carver’s Steaks & Chops – 1535 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459 […]

Summer Cookout Tips from “Grill Master” Small

If you have been reading our newsletter for a while, you know that I typically review restaurants.  This month, at the suggestion of Dan Reynolds (our technical salesman), I’m going to share some of my own grilling and cookout favorites.  When I’m hosting a summer cookout, I usually go BIG, and I always try to […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett worked as an automotive mechanic before joining our team.  He is training in both the liquid penetrant and magnetic particle inspection areas. Andrew has two daughters, ages 6 and 8.  He enjoys working on cars in his free time, as well as doing some welding and furniture making.  Andrew says he also spends […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Tom Donson

Tom Donson spent 10 years in quality control in the manufacturing industry prior to coming to ATS.  He is training with our Ultrasonic staff, learning both contact and immersion inspection methods. Tom has two grown children and one granddaughter.  His hobbies can be summed up in one word – golf!  In fact, when he’s not […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Patrick Hayden

Patrick Hayden has joined the second shift crew in our Ultrasonic department.  Eager to enter the workforce, Patrick signed on with our team as soon as he completed high school. Patrick is pretty creative in his free time and enjoys playing guitar, drawing, painting, reading, hiking, and camping.  

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Bar 145

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Bar 145 – 10259 Penny Ln, Miamisburg, OH 45342 – bar145austinlanding.com Bar […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Blue Note Bistro & Lounge

If you know Chris Small, you know he is a big guy with a big appetite!  Chris loves eating out at the many great locally owned restaurants and pubs in the Miami Valley.  Each month he’ll share one of his favorites with you. Blue Note Bistro & Lounge – 23 E. Central Avenue, Miamisburg, OH […]

NADCAP CERTIFICATION RENEWED

For those who may not be familiar, Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is a cooperative effort to improve quality assurance throughout the aerospace and defense industries while reducing costs.  Membership consists of “Prime Contractors” who coordinate with aerospace accredited suppliers to develop industry-wide audit criteria for special processes and products. Through PRI, […]

OHIO’S OFFICIAL SPRING START

How do you know spring has officially arrived? If you live in Ohio, it’s not spring until our favorite amusement parks – Kings Island and Cedar Point – have opened their gates.  The wait (and winter) is finally over, thrill-seekers! Ohioans are lucky to have two of the best amusement parks around in our state.  […]