Quality Testing Services Inc., 4003 Fee Fee Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044, (314) 770-0607 or (888) 770-0607; Offers Level I and Level II courses in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, ultrasonic, radiographic, and eddy current inspection. Train, qualify, and certify personnel to SNT-TC-1A, MIL-STD 410, and CP-189. QTS is an ASNT authorized exam center and is approved to administer IRRSP and ACCP Level II and ASNT NDT Level III exams. Please visit our web site at http://members.aol.com/qtsstl/.
R-CON NDT, 1620 Stout Rd., Menomonie, WI 54751, (715) 235-7222; Provides sales of all types of NDT equipment and supplies. Also available are NDT training and consulting services — specializing in NDT of composites and the aviation industry. Visit our web site at www.rcon-ndt.com.
Richard Wolf Borescopes, 353 Corporate Woods Pkwy., Vernon Hills, IL 60061, (847) 913-1113; Offers a complete line of rigid borescopes and accessories needed to inspect aircraft.
Sonotech Inc., 774 Marine Dr., Bellingham, WA 98225, (360) 671-9121; ISO 9000 manufacturer of ultrasonic couplants for contact NDE and water additives for immersion and squirter systems. Specializing in operator-safe and environmentally-benign products, including several couplants developed for aircraft industry. Fully traceable products with Certificates of Analysis available.
Staveley NDT Technologies, 421 N. Quay St., Kennewick, WA 99336, (509) 736-2751; Manufactures a full line of high performance ultrasonic, eddy current and bond testing instruments, as well as sensors and X-ray. The 1000 Series of lightweight portables have become the instruments of choice by the U.S. Armed Services and commercial airlines throughout the world.
Titan Tool Supply Co., Inc., P.O. Box 569, Buffalo, NY 14207, (716) 873-9907; High quality borescopes for aviation maintenance and microscopes for inspection of machined parts. Offers a broad range of borescopes for internal viewing and inspection from .028- to 0.800-inch diameters and in lengths from six inches to 30 feet. Visit our web site at www.titantoolsupply.com.
UE Training Systems Inc., 14 Hayes St., Elmsford, NY 10523, (888) 222-7228; Offers certifiable courses in airborne/structure borne ultrasound. A specialized Associate's course for aircraft inspection includes methods for leak detection and mechanical inspection. Our web site is www.uesystems.com.
UXR, 67 W. Easy St., Unit 118, Simi Valley, CA 93065, (805) 527-9219 or (800) 530-3871; Offers new and pre-owned NDT equipment: borescopes, fiberscopes, videoscopes, ultrasonic and eddy current NDT equipment. Visit our web site at www.uxr.com
Walker Scientific Inc., Rockdale St., Worcester, MA 01606, (508) 852-3674; Cost effective alloy sorting is made easy with the ATS-6044T Alloy Thermo-Sorter. For rapid reproducible sorting and classifying of alloys ranging in size from fine wire to steel girders. Alloy Chem-Sort kits are also available when only occasional sorting is required.
Xactex Corp., 3704 Stearman Ave., Pasco, WA 99301, (509) 545-6364; Ultrasonic instruments, transducers and immersion systems for scanning aircraft engines and airframe components. Eddy current probes, both standard and customized for all aerospace applications. NDT application development for all sizes of aircraft.
Zetec Inc., 1370 NW Mall St., Issaquah, WA 98027, (425) 392-5316; Provides complete integrated support for every aspect of eddy current testing used in mission critical applications in industries such as aerospace, nuclear and fossil energy, and petrol/chemical plants. Visit our web site at www.zetec.com.
Machida offers flexible borescopes, video systems, light sources, and accessories. For technical support contact
"The Big Five" By Joseph Stump Nondestructive inspection (NDI) in the field of aviation came into its own in the 1940s. While still in its infancy, it represented a major innovation in...