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Montgomery County Science Day

I had the privilege of participating as a judge in this year’s Montgomery County Science Day (MCSD) – an annual science fair hosted by the University of Dayton Research Institute.  Held on March 4th at the Dayton Convention Center, students from area junior and senior high schools were able to enter one of thirteen judging […]

PROJECT TRADE

The terms “workforce development” and “workforce pipeline” are used a lot in discussions surrounding the manufacturing industry.  Mostly in a negative or worrisome context – as in, automation means fewer jobs and as the labor force ages, there is going to be a shortage of workers entering the manufacturing industry. A lot of research has been […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Crafted & Cured

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. Crafted & Cured – 531 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, OH 45410 – http://craftedncured.com/ […]

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR GE SUPPLIERS

The latest GE S-1000 standard revision calls out some new responsibilities for prime suppliers.  Among them, suppliers must have a process in place to verify correct raw materials prior to the first operational step by April 1, 2017.  Raw material is defined as metallic sheet, plate, bar, and other similar forms.  This includes pre-blanks, pucks, […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Eric Meadows

Eric Meadows came to ATS in August 2016 with an established career as a NDT technician.  He completed training at Spartan School of Aeronautics in Oklahoma in September of 2001 and has since held level II certifications in MT, PT, UT, and VT at various times. Eric is currently certified in magnetic particle and liquid […]

Understanding Your Inspection – Wire Rope Testing

You know that your parts require some kind of non-destructive testing inspection, but do you know what is happening to your parts when that test method is applied?  Over the next few weeks, our level III technicians will provide an explanation of each NDT method we employ along with some advantages and limitations of each. […]

Understanding Your Inspection – Liquid Penetrant

You know that your parts require some kind of non-destructive testing inspection, but do you know what is happening to your parts when that test method is applied?  Over the next few weeks, our level III technicians will provide an explanation of each NDT method we employ along with some advantages and limitations of each. […]

YOUR SOURCE FOR NDT EQUIPMENT

In addition to providing calibration services for a wide variety of non-destructive testing equipment, our Calibrations Lab staff can assist you in purchasing new or used equipment. American Testing Services is an authorized distributor for: Spectronic Corporation – This is a great source for digital radiometers, white light and black light sensors, and black lights, […]

GE POWER APPROVED

Congratulations to our Ultrasonic Inspection Department! They have been working with GE Power to complete this approval process for several months, and it’s now official.  American Testing Services is now approved to perform ultrasonic immersion as a direct supplier for GE Power. This approval also allows us to provide inspection services for any suppliers to GE […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Ron’s Pizza

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. Ron’s Pizza – 1 S Main St, Miamisburg, OH 45342 – www.ronspizza.com […]