GHASNT Monthly Meeting
May
9
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Our last monthly meeting of the 2017/2018 season, this evening will include our yearly business meeting, awards, new officer installation and our annual "Captains of Industry" roundtable discussion.

Please come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

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4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Presentations

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS

 

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting
Apr
11
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

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3:30 Host Committee, 4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Meeting Cost (includes Dinner): $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC: Evolution of Robotics in NDT Inspection Techniques

Performing NDT inspections at height or in toxic environments is always a challenging as it requires Rope Access technicians & scaffolding as well as requiring a lot of effort and cost.  Additionally, human safety is always at risk.

These crawlers are capable of working on any surface including ferrous to non-ferrous, toxic to chemical environments and elevated surfaces to inverted surfaces.

Features:

1) Humans are not exposed to heights or to toxic environments.

2) Precise and accurate NDT readings.

3) No scaffolding, man-lifts or rope access technicians required.

4) No more delay in NDT inspections due to bad weather or lighting conditions.

 

SPEAKER: Rahul Agnihotri, President at Robotics and Scalability Technology LLC

Mr. Agnihotri holds a graduate degree in Computer Science from Delhi University, India. A Data Scientist and Machine Learning expert with over 13 years of experience, Mr. Agnihotri is an ex-Mckinsey employee with exposure to Fortune 500 companies across the globe. After a lot of exposure and consultancy worldwide, he has identified Wind & Energy sector/ Oil & Gas/ Manufacturing as the problematic areas in the terms of performing NDT inspections or various tasks especially in non-accessible areas.

 Mr. Rahul Agnihotri

Mr. Rahul Agnihotri

 

Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS, Turbo NDT, Hocker, Magnaflux and Houston Analytical Systems Co.

 

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GHASNT Golf Outing
Mar
23
7:30 AM07:30

GHASNT Golf Outing

Don't Miss Out on a great day of camaraderie and sportsmanship with a full field of golfers as well as the generosity of many sponsor companies. 

As GHASNT’s largest and most popular annual fund-raising event, all proceeds go toward scholarships and other section initiatives.  

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting
Feb
21
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

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4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC: Pulsed Eddy Current

PRESENTATION OVERVIEW:

The most brutal enemy we face is corrosion. With most of our infrastructure being constructed from carbon steel, the cost associated with our front-line battle to inspect our critical assets is enormous. If we can utilize a tool such as Pulsed Eddy Current to help us make more informed decisions, the cost savings will be exponential.  We can then allocate resources to other critical areas versus wasting it in stripping insulation to only find it was unnecessary. The Lyft from Eddyfi Technologies allows the user to inspect assets rapidly, identifying if and where areas of corrosion are present, helping asset owners make better decisions when it relates to stripping and repairs. All this can be done with no environmental or safety concerns as is experienced with other methodologies.  

Speaker: Eddyfi

Lloyd Graham

Technical Sales & Applications Specialist

ASNT Level III UT

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS

 

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GHASNT Winter Educational: Guided Wave Testing
Jan
13
8:30 AM08:30

GHASNT Winter Educational: Guided Wave Testing

  • San Jacinto College Central Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Let's learn something!  Please join us for a course taught by Guided Wave expert Dr. Sang Y. Kim and facilitated by industry leading NDT instructor John Nyholt. 

Whether you are new to the technique or just want to brush up, we look forward to seeing you there.  

To download registration form, click here

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About the Expert: Dr. Sang Y. Kim of Guided Wave Analysis LLC

Dr. Kim has 29-years NDT experience in researching and developing new techniques, sensors, and software in guided wave testing (GWT), ultrasonic testing (UT), electromagnetic acoustic transducer (EMAT), eddy current testing (ECT), and impedance spectroscopy technology. Level 3 and trainer of MsS Guided wave testing, PCN Level 3 in Guided Wave Testing, ASNT NDT Level 3 in UT and ET. He worked at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and working for Guided Wave Analysis LLC for developing sensors, procedures, and software in guided wave testing method. Granted 14 US patents about GWT applications, 2006 R&D 100 award with MsS heat exchanger tube development, and 2011 ASNT outstanding paper award with “Improving Guided Wave Testing of Pipelines with Mechanical Attachments.”

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting
Jan
10
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

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4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC: What is Guided Wave Testing Method?

The presentation will include basic theory of guided wave testing, field testing procedure, how to read an inspection report, defect detection method, spatial resolution, operating frequency, defect size, and applications of GWT. 

Speaker: Dr. Sang Y. Kim of Guided Wave Analysis LLC

Dr. Kim has 29-years NDT experience in researching and developing new techniques, sensors, and software in guided wave testing (GWT), ultrasonic testing (UT), electromagnetic acoustic transducer (EMAT), eddy current testing (ECT), and impedance spectroscopy technology. Level 3 and trainer of MsS Guided wave testing, PCN Level 3 in Guided Wave Testing, ASNT NDT Level 3 in UT and ET. He worked at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and working for Guided Wave Analysis LLC for developing sensors, procedures, and software in guided wave testing method. Granted 14 US patents about GWT applications, 2006 R&D 100 award with MsS heat exchanger tube development, and 2011 ASNT outstanding paper award with “Improving Guided Wave Testing of Pipelines with Mechanical Attachments.”

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS

 

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GHASNT Holiday Party
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

GHASNT Holiday Party

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting
Nov
8
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

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4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC: Digital Radiography

Speaker: Carestream

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS

 

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ASNT Annual Fall Conference
Oct
30
to Nov 2

ASNT Annual Fall Conference

Dubbed “Music City” with more than 120 live music venues, Nashville is ready to welcome ASNT and the largest, dedicated gathering of NDT industry professionals, equipment and technology suppliers, engineers and researchers working in the field of nondestructive testing and evaluation of materials! 

For more information, visit: www.asnt.org/annual

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GHASNT Fall Educational - Full Matrix Capture / Total Focusing Method PAUT
Oct
14
8:00 AM08:00

GHASNT Fall Educational - Full Matrix Capture / Total Focusing Method PAUT

  • San Jacinto College Central Campus, Building 30, Room 109 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Let's learn something!  Please join us for a course taught on Full Matrix Capture / Total Focusing Method Ultrasonic Phased Array Theory and Applications by Gavin Dao, Director of Business Development at Advanced OEM Solutions and facilitated by industry leading NDT instructor John Nyholt. 

Whether you are new to the technique or just want to brush up, we look forward to seeing you there.  

Tuition is $80 for pre-registration and $100 for on-site registration.  Lunch included!

Download registration form here

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting
Oct
11
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting

Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation.  See y'all there!

_____________________________________________________________

4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC: Full Matrix Capture - Total Focusing Method Ultrasonic Phased Array

Speaker: Gavin Dao, Director of Business Development at Advanced OEM Solutions

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGS

 

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GHASNT Monthly Meeting - Season Kick Off!
Sep
13
4:30 PM16:30

GHASNT Monthly Meeting - Season Kick Off!

Please join us as we kick off the 2017/2018 season at our newest meeting location in Deer Park. Come enjoy dinner and camaraderie with your colleagues in the NDT community. You can even earn ASNT recertification points for attending the technical presentation. We look forward to making this another great year for membership and participation. See y'all there!

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4:30 Exec Council, 5:30 Social, 6:30 Dinner, 7:30 Tech Presentation

Earn ASNT recertification points for attending! 

Dinner $20. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

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PRESENTATION TOPIC:

Applications of XRF & XRD for Inspection and Non-Destructive Testing

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) have extensive applications in the inspection services market.  They are useful forms of non-destructive testing (NDT).  This talk will explore the basics of XRF theory, and the application of XRF for positive material identification (PMI) and weld inspection.  Special attention will be given to relevant applications of this technology in the oil and gas (O&G) sector.  Strategies and tools for data management will also be discussed.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Hull, Applications Scientist - X-ray Technologies at Olympus

Dr. Hull's background includes work as Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences, Northwest Missouri State University, 2009-2016; Nanoscale Science Program Coordinator 2010-2016; Visiting Researcher, Solid-State Catalysis, Colorado School of Mines, 2014; Visiting Researcher, Materials Science, Rice University, 2015; Applications Scientist – X-ray Technologies, Olympus Scientific, 2016-present.  Dr. Hull has a B.S. in Chemistry, 2004 and PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Notre Dame, 2009.

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Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsors: SGSTurbo NDT, Magnaflux

 

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GHASNT Fall Educational - Ultrasonic Phased Array Crack Sizing
Sep
24
8:00 AM08:00

GHASNT Fall Educational - Ultrasonic Phased Array Crack Sizing

  • San Jacinto College Central Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Let's learn something!  Please join us for this 8-hour course with classroom and hands-on instruction from GHASNT's own John Nyholt, an industry leader in the field.  Whether you are new to the technique or just want to brush up, we look forward to seeing you there.

Tuition (lunch included)
Pre-registration: $80
On-site registration: $100

Download registration form here

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