Avonix Imaging Presentation, W. Wren (L) 10/15/2019.

October 15, 2019 at 5:30 PM
This presentation will highlight real world CT examples, and quality issues facing people today, meeting at the Van Dyck Restaurant & Lounge 237 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.

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MOHAWK-HUDSON SECTION MEETINGS FOR 2019-2020
All dates, locations, and speakers are subject to change.

Announcements/confirmations will be sent out prior to all meetings.

September 18 - Tour of STS Steel Facility, STS steel fabricates bridges for various Departments of Transportation, including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The tour will be followed by dinner in Druthers Brewing Co. located at 221 Harborside Drive, Schenectady, NY 12305.

October 15 - This presentation will highlight real world examples, and quality issues facing people today. It will also discuss how Computed Tomography with rotating target tube technology is being used to improve results, allowing production of better products in additive manufacturing, electronics, composites, castings, and many other areas. Speaker, Wesley F. Wren is the director of global sales with Avonix Imaging, and has vast experience in X-ray, Computed Tomography, and global management. Dinner meeting at the Van Dyck Restaurant & Lounge 237 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.

November - “Electric Flight”.

December - GE Field Services.

January - GE Renewables Tour.

February - AWS/ASNT/ASM Joint Meeting.

March - Jentek Sensors.

April - North Star Imaging Inc.

May - HVCC Tour.

June - Joint ABCD or AQS Meeting.

July - 2020/2021 Election and Planning Meeting.

Upcoming Section Events
If you have suggestions for speakers or events (or interested in advertising in the newsletter), please contact one of the officers above. We are always interested in expanding our network and experiencing the diverse world of NDT in our section. If you are interested in contributing an article to this Newsletter, contact Nicholas Cosentino.

September 2019 Recap By Nicholas Cosentino
On September 17, 2019, the Mohawk-Hudson section dinner meeting included a tour of STS Steel Inc. at 10 Rush Street, Schenectady, NY 12305. 18 members and guests were in attendance for the tour and the dinner was held at Druthers Brewing Company at 221 Harborside Drive, Schenectady, NY 12305. Mr. David Miles coordinated the tour and Dr. Greg Mohr coordinated the dinner.

STS steel fabricates bridges for various Departments of Transportation, including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. STS Steel has approximately 42 employees covering engineering, drawing, review, and estimating. STS has CNC flame cutting, CNC plasma, drilling and an automated beam line. Most of the welding is FCAW and SAW using AWS D1.1 and D1.5 certified welders.

The tour focused on the replacement of the Westminster Bascule Bridge, for which STS steel was chosen to fabricate sections for the new bridge that is replacing the previous bridge in use since the 70’s. A bridge has existed at the location since the early 1900’s but has been replaced multiple times; the bridge is the only crossing of Westchester Creek readily accessible to the local, residential, industrial and commercial areas on either side of the creek. The new proposed design replaces the two current double leaf bascule bridges with two single leaf bascule bridges. Additionally, the new bridges will be wider and include the addition of a bikeway.

Items of Interest, by Nicholas Cosentino
1. Our section website is maintained by Mr. Milan Tuchovsky. Our website url is: http://www.asntmohawk-hudson.us/
If you have any suggestion for the website, please contact Mr. Milan Tuchovsky.

2. Change of Contact Information: Do not miss important notices from the Mohawk-Hudson Section and ASNT. Please keep your address, phone numbers and email up-to-date in the Contact Information Section of MyASNT at http://www.asnt.org.

3. The Mohawk-Hudson Section maintains a mailing list of many active individuals across the Northeast and Canada, including NDT professionals in multiple industries. Do you have a message for them? We can help with opportunities including meeting sponsorships, newsletter advertising, and direct presentations to attendees. Contact Mr. Milan Tuchovsky or Dr. Greg Mohr for details.

Looking for Advertisers, by Greg Mohr
The Mohawk-Hudson Section maintains a mailing list of over 100 active individuals across the Northeast and Canada, including NDT professionals in multiple industries. Do you have a message for them? We can help with opportunities including meeting sponsorship, newsletter advertising, and direct presentations to attendees. Contact Milan Tuchovsky for details.

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