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Chairman Message – March 2017

Chairman Message – March 2017 Our last meeting was held on February 16th at Monte Cello’s in Cranberry Township. Our speaker was Dave Marcyjanik, Lead Staff Engineer for the Measurement & Inspection (M&I) and Staff Engineer for NDT, at the Performance Review Institute. Dave had a 32 year career in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard where he retired in 2012. His was “The Air National Guard Air...

Chairman’s Message – February 2017

Our January meeting was held on the 19th with our guest speaker Dr. Peter Pan at the Tonidale Cornerstone in Oakdale, PA. His presentation was on the IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things. Dr. Pan is our new Regional Director for ASNT. Thanks to Dr. Pan for his great presentation and offer to assist us in his role as our Regional Director. Our next meeting will be held on February 16th at Monte Cello’s, 20325 RT 19,...

Chairman’s Message – January 2017

Our November meeting was at the Springfield Grille in Mars, PA. Our speaker was Brad Bornstein of Olympus. Thanks to Brad for his interesting and informative presentation and for his continued contribution to our group. Brad emphasized the many uses of ultrasonic technology to measure thickness on metal and non-metallic parts.   We did not have a meeting in December. Hope everyone’s holidays were...

Chairman’s Message – November 2016

Our October meeting was held at Product Evaluation Systems in Latrobe, PA. They provide Mechanical, Nondestructive, Metallographic, Chemical Testing, and Consulting Services. We were greeted by Mike Kowatch and Mic Moorhead. After a tour of their facilities we were given a presentation by Mike. The title of his presentation was “The relationship between arc strikes and premature failure of metals”. The...

ASNT Pittsburgh – Chairman’s Message – October 2016

Our September 15th meeting was held at the Cornerstone at Tonidale in Oakdale, PA. Our speaker was Clyde May from VMI (Virtual Media Integration Ltd.). Their website is www.starrview.com. Clyde was joined by Russ Perry, the US Sales Manager – Eastern Region. Clyde’s presentation was on advances in digital radiography. He emphasized the need for people to get involved the developing specifications for this...

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