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New Carbon & Sulfur Analyzer Installed in Met Lab

American Testing Services has purchased and installed a new LECO CS744 Series Carbon and Sulfur Analyzer.  The unit has improved software for better reporting, improved diagnostics and more efficient maintenance.  It also has improved infrared cell design for better stability.  A variable power combusting furnace reduces temperature fluctuations for more consistent test results. Detection Limits: […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – The Little River Cafe

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. The Little River Cafe – 5527 Oregonia Rd, Oregonia, OH  45054 – […]

Understanding Your Inspection – Magnetic Particle

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 – Eddy Current

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 some of  the NDT methods we employ along with advantages and limitations of […]

CONGRATULATIONS UT DEPARTMENT!

In December, representatives from Ball Aerospace paid us a visit to present our staff with this award recognizing outstanding technical performance. ATS was a subcontractor to Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (MTI), performing ultrasonic inspection on Ball parts that are part of the TIRS-2 Program (Thermal Infrared Sensor).  The TIRS-2 Program is part of Landsat 9, a […]

A WRITER AMONG US

Elizabeth Maurer Gardner joined our Metallurgical staff approximately 18 months ago, and in that time has had frequent contact with many of our customers.  While you have, no doubt, discovered her materials science skills and knowledge, did you know that Beth is also a published author?  Stemming from her research while employed at Wright Patterson […]

GET TO KNOW THE ATS STAFF – Casey Spinks

Casey Spinks joined our Metallurgical team in October 2016, filling the role of Materials Engineer.  Before coming on board, Casey worked for Miller Consolidated Services as their metallurgical engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Wright State University. Casey says he is looking forward to the opportunity to […]

GOOD EATS IN DAYTON – Taco Loco

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. Taco Loco – 5392 Burkhardt Rd, Dayton, OH 45431 – connect with […]

Give the Gift of Safety

Are you a last-minute Christmas shopper?  Maybe even a get-it-all-done-on-Christmas-Eve shopper?  Well, the clock is ticking….you have 3 days to get it done. If you need some last-minute gift ideas, consider giving the gift of safety.  These are items we don’t really think about needing until, well, we need them.  Or maybe we wish we […]

Recycling Your Old Boots

When it comes to comfort, nothing beats a really well broken in pair of boots. If you are standing on the shop floor for eight hours a day, you WANT your feet to be comfortable.  And it’s not easy to break in those steel-toed boots. It takes time. It takes commitment. You wear steel-toed boots […]