April 20, 2010
As announced earlier, WINS is conducting a training course suited for field inspectors in pipeline welding inspection. The general course modular outline is as follows:
- Basic review of welding processes and procedures (5 hours)
- Codes and procedures (6 hours) (CFR 192, 195, ASME B31.4, 31.8, API 1104)
- Elements of welding Inspection (3 hours)
- Visual inspection of pipeline welds (2 hours)
- Non destructive inspection of pipeline welds (5 hours) (RT, PT, MT, UT)
- Recap of course and practice exam & review (3 hours)
Contact us immediately! The course is scheduled for June 14-16, 2010 in State College, PA.
April 16, 2010
UT Level III – April 26-30, State College, PA (Confirmed)
AE Level I – May 3-7, State College, PA (Tentative)
UT Level II – May 24-28, State College, PA (Tentative)
MT/PT Level II – June 1-4, State College, PA (confirmed)
UT Level I – June 7-11, State College, PA (Confirmed)
UT Level III – June 28-July2, State College, PA (Tentative)
Contact us right away for any of these courses!
April 8, 2010
WINS is offering a 3-day course to train inspectors in the different aspects involved with the inspection of oil and natural gas pipelines. The course is scheduled (tentatively) for the week of June 14. Interested parties contact us immediately. Limited number of seats available. Course Location: State College, PA.
April 7, 2010
WINS provides their customers with practice exams towards preparing for the ASNT Level III Ultrasonic Testing examination. The practice exam cover both the Basic Exam (55 questions) and the Method Examination (65 questions). These exams are available online, for a nominal fee. Contact us right away!!!
March 30, 2010
Couple of news items available online providing information about WavesinSolids obtaining NSF contract research award (through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act) and the investment funding received from the Pennsylvania Ben Franklin Technology Partnership.
March 24, 2010
WINS renewed its special permit (DOT-SP 14584) for the authorized re-certification of DOT 3A, 3AA, 3AX, 3AAX and 3T cylinders. Cylinders are retested by acoustic emission and ultrasonic examination (AE/UE) instead of internal visual inspection and hydrostatic retest. Read More…
March 24, 2010
The President of WINS, Dr. Thomas Hay, will be the invited speaker at the meeting of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Greater Philadelphia Chapter, on April 1, 2010. He will be discussing about the principles of ultrasonic guided waves and their application in the NDT industry.
ASNT Greater Philadelphia Chapter
Ultrasonic Guided Waves