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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... certifications in the coatings industry. certification coating quality assurance quality control quality improvement quality planning THE QUALITY MOVEMENT can trace its roots back to medieval Europe, where craftsmen organized into guilds beginning in the late 13th century until the early 19th...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006761
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... analyst must keep in mind. These considerations include the test location and orientation, the use of raw material certifications, the certifications potentially not representing the hardware, and the determination of valid test results. The article introduces the concepts of various mechanical testing...
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By Barry Law
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006060
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Abstract This article presents a background of green chemistry and green coatings, and a summary of the key concerns of the green coating procurement process. It includes a discussion on green marketing and the seven sins of greenwashing, an overview of the environmental certification standards...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006479
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Certification of NDT Personnel—General Principles” EN 15617 “Non-Destructive Testing of Welds—Time-of-Flight Diffraction Technique” Source: Ref 3 The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) publishes multiple codes and standards, including the “ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code” (BPVC...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... on the capabilities of practitioners. Many NDE contracts demand proof of personnel capabilities through certification programs. Qualification is the compliance with requirements of certification. These requirements typically include education and training, experience, and demonstration of knowledge...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... perform VIs in accordance with either a company employer-based scheme, SNT-TC-1A 2016 (“Recommended Practice for Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing”), or a central personnel certification scheme, PCN/EN ISO 9712:2012 (“Non-Destructive Testing—Qualification and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... of obtaining background data during the early phases of the investigation, it is critical to determine what materials were selected by the designers and obtain a copy of the material specifications and certifications. For example, some of the commonly used material specifications in the United States...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006040
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... in contact with potable water. This means the coatings must have NSF 61 (“Drinking Water System Components—Health Effects”) certification. The most common generic coating systems used for new steel tanks are as follows: Internal: Epoxy coatings that are amine or polyamide cured (usually two...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005943
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... companion tempering furnaces were kept in certification to AMS 2750. All furnaces had automatic programmed cycle and carbon control and all used the same “fast” oil for quenching. Three of the batch tempering furnaces were also equipped for nitrogen tempering. The endothermic gas was supplied by two 3600...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4E
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04e.a0006283
EISBN: 978-1-62708-169-6
... composition on β-transus temperature. Due to minor variations in chemistry, titanium producers include β-transus temperature with mill certifications. See the section “ Appendix A—Methods for Determination of the β-Transus Temperature ” in this article. Table 3 β-transus temperatures for various...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627082952
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... of the concerns related to proper materials selection and performance standards, as well as application procedures and techniques ( Ref 35 , 36 ). In addition, qualification/certification training is offered by industry associations as well as by individual suppliers of the polyurea coating/lining...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006465
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... variability characterization, and new raw material qualification that may serve to accelerate the timeline to certification in a safe, cost-effective manner. Furthermore, validated in situ characterization methods will enable real-time process parameter adjustment and correction to minimize build errors or...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003176
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... manufacturing process. As a result of the application of statistical process control and the acceptance by many foundries of the principals embodied in the ISO 9000 certification, metalcasting quality equals or exceeds that of other manufacturing processes. Designers face a number of challenges in the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006016
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... International have training and certification programs specifically for coatings inspectors. Private coatings engineering companies also have formal training programs, but most do not offer formal certification. Quality control comprises the observation techniques and activities used to fulfill requirements...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006462
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... ). Finally, the specifications require specific training for the inspectors. For conformance with AMS 2630A, personnel must be certified to and function within the limits of their levels of certification as specified by the American Society for Nondestructive Testing ( Ref 5 ). These specification...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006634
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... solution concentration must be prepared and determined with great care because any mistake will be propagated into all resulting solutions. Analytical measurements and certifications often contain a statement of traceability. Traceability describes the “property of a result of a measurement whereby it...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006441
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... 1998. The use of GWT in industry was managed initially by specific procedures developed by each of the manufacturers and their major clients, such as the oil companies. In parallel, training and certification schemes were set up by the equipment manufacturers. As procedures have become established...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005346
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., or organization is providing the desired outcome in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Although this article has provided only a “30,000 foot overview” of each, numerous organizations can provide in-depth training and certification programs to bring these systems and tools into any organization...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005337
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... equipment, dimensional inspection fixtures, and coordinate measuring machines. Metallurgical certifications may include HIP and heat treatment run certifications, and chemistry, tensile properties, and microstructural examination of representative coupons for absence of surface contamination. Standard...