NDT of Composites 2019

NDT of Composites 2019

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NDT of Composites 2019

Motif Seattle
Seattle, WA
30 April - 2 May 2019

2019 will see the NDT of Composites conference move to downtown Seattle! Focusing on the ever-expanding use of composite materials across several industries, this conference will feature cutting-edge presentations and an exhibit floor featuring the latest in products and services!

This program will provide the opportunity for information exchange on existing, new and developing methods of NDT for composite materials and fabrication techniques including: Advances in composite NDT technology or methods; NDT of new product forms; In-process NDT; NDT of composites used in commercial, marine, space and Launch Vehicle applications.

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Registration Rates

  Before 12 April
After 12 April

Member Non-Member Member Non-Member
Full Registration
$525 $625 $625 $725
One-Day Registration
$325 $425 $425 $525
Speaker / Committee Chair
$325 $425
$425 $525

ASNT Student Members and ASNT Retired Members - NO CHARGE

Speakers One-Day Registration, for day of presentation - NO CHARGE

Exhibits-Only Registration - $25 per day

Program Information and Registration


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Exhibits

Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

N/A

Room: Seattle Ballroom

Presentation info



8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | General Session

Keynote - ASNT President

Mr Scott P Cargill, MISTRAS Group Inc

Room: Emerald III

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topics

Overview

Room: Emerald III

9:00 AM

NDE Methods and Capabilities Handbook – Reducing the Development and Certification Timeline for Composite Materials and Structures

Presenter(s): Patricia A Howell

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9:30 AM

Introduction of USAF Depot NDI Data Fusion Collection Tools to Improve AC Structural Integrity

Presenter(s): Mr Ward A Fong

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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Exhibits

AM - Break with Exhibitors

N/A

Room: Seattle Ballroom

Presentation info


topics

PAUT

Room: Emerald III

10:30 AM

Automated and Semi-Automated PAUT Inspection of Composites

Presenter(s): Mr Borja Lopez

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11:00 AM

3D Visualization of Multi-Axis PAUT Probe Scanning: Application to Composite Materials

Presenter(s): Mr Francois Mainguy

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11:30 AM

Phased-Array UT Inspection-Method Development for Composite-Bonded Pi Joints in Aerospace Components

Presenter(s): Mr Thomas R Jenkins

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Lunch

Lunch with Exhibitors

N/A

Room: Seattle Ballroom

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topics

IR/Shearography

Room: Emerald III

2:00 PM

Low Cost High Resolution Transient Thermography Imaging Based on Equivalent Wave Field Transform

Presenter(s): Dr Meir Gershenson

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2:30 PM

Application of Flash Pulse Thermography to Ceramic Matrix Composites at GE Aviation

Presenter(s): Mr Christopher Uhl

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3:00 PM

The Inspection and Characterization of Carbon Fiber Composites With Thermal Shearography

Presenter(s): Mr John W Newman

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Neutron/X- Radiography

Room: Emerald III

3:45 PM

Non-Destructive Evaluation and Inspection of Composite Materials using Thermal and Fast Neutron Imaging

Presenter(s): Mr Michael J Taylor »

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4:15 PM

Three-dimensional Radiographic Imaging of Complex Structures (TRICS)

Presenter(s): Dr Eric Gans

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Laser/Acoustography Methods

Room: Emerald III

8:00 AM

Novel Laser-Based Non-Contact Ultrasound Testing Method

Presenter(s): Dr Balthasar Fischer »

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8:30 AM

Imaging of Structure in CFRP Composites with Laser-Ultrasonics: New Tools to Evaluate Heat Damage and Wrinkles

Presenter(s): Dr Ivan Pelivanov

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9:00 AM

Acoustography NDE: A Simpler, Faster Ultrasonic Inspection of Composites

Presenter(s): Dr Jaswinder S Sandhu

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topics

General NDT

Room: Emerald III

9:45 AM

Dynamic Prediction of Overall Stiffness in Composite Structures Using Multi-Modal NDE Data

Presenter(s): Mr Rajendra Prasath Palanisamy Ms Portia Banerjee

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10:15 AM

Research Developments in Non-Invasive Measurement Systems for Aerospace Composite Structures at NASA

Presenter(s): Mr Daniel Perey

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10:45 AM

Simulating Ultrasonic BScan Imaging of Tapered Composites Using Cloud Based FEA

Presenter(s): Mr Jeff Dobson

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11:15 AM

High-Brightness Metal Surface Defect Detection Based on Convolutional Neural Network

Presenter(s): Ruipeng Gao

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11:45 AM - 1:00 PM | Lunch

Lunch

N/A

Room: Seattle Ballroom

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topics

Ultrasonics/NDT of Bonds

Room: Emerald III

1:00 PM

A New Method for Ultrasonic Detection of Peel Ply at the Bondline of Out-Of-Autoclave Composite Assemblies

Presenter(s): Mr Gary S LeMay »

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1:30 PM

Advances in Linear Array Ultrasonic Testing of Composites

Presenter(s): Mr John D Register

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2:00 PM

Detection of Unacceptable Features in Manufactured Composites Parts Using Ultrasonic Coda Wave Comparison Technique

Presenter(s): Dr Thomas Schumacher

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2:30 PM

Predicting Bond Performance of Composites Through Non-Destructive Testing

Presenter(s): Ms Brooke Campbell

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topics

Magnetic Sensing

Room: Emerald III

3:15 PM

Detecting Deep Defects in CFRP Plate Using High-Sensitivity Magnetic Sensor

Presenter(s): Mr Dongfeng He

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Build Your Brand: Exhibit with ASNT!

Exhibiting at an ASNT conference or topical event is a productive way to showcase products and services. With constant face-to-face interactions with your target audience, exhibiting at our conference ensures that your marketing budget and time is being well spent!

Exhibitor resources and registration options are at right, details about this conference are below.

Interested in Exhibiting?

If you are interested in having an exhibit to share your latest products, technology or service offerings, contact Ruth Staat at rstaat@asnt.org or call her at 614-274-6003, ext. 227.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday, April 30 – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

List of Exhibitors for NDT of Composites 2019

as of 19 April 2019

Advanced OEM Solutions

Advanced Test Equipment Rentals

Avonix Imaging

Dantec Dynamics GmbH

DolphiTech

KRUSS Scientific Instruments Inc

Laser Technology

Matec Instrument Companies Inc

MISTRAS Group Inc

NDT Systems Inc

Olympus America Inc

PRAGMA

R-CON NDT Inc

RTUTec Ltd

Santec Systems Inc

Sensor Networks

Structural Diagnostics Inc

Telops Inc

Thermal Wave Imaging Inc

V J Technologies Inc

Zetec Inc

Hotel Information

Motif Seattle
1415 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
ASNT Room Rate: $239 per night (plus taxes and fees) - Price Good Through April 5, 2019

CLICK HERE to make your reservations online.

Or call 855-515-1144 and clearly identify yourself as a part of the ASNT NDT of Composites event to receive the special group rate.

Parking Options

Overnight Parking at the Seattle Motif is $32/night.  Daily rates at the Motif are $12/day and additional parking options can be found nearby at https://www.parkingpanda.com/.

Seattle is an exciting urban city surrounded by unmatched natural beauty.

With everything from unrivaled natural beauty and world-class attractions to major sports teams, a thriving arts and culture scene, and beyond, there’s always something to do in Seattle. While here, you can meet artisan makers, shop indie boutiques and designer fashions, admire priceless works of art, sing your heart out at a karaoke club, explore like a local in the city’s diverse neighborhoods, and enjoy nature—all without ever having to leave the city. No matter what you’re looking for, the perfect adventure awaits. See www.visitseattle.org for more info!

Transportation Options

Town Car & Taxi Services - Can be arranged through the hotel and are available to/from Sea-Tac Airport.

Light Rail - Offers transportation to/from Sea-Tac Airport. Nearest access point to Motif Seattle is at Westlake Center.

For more information please visit soundtransit.org

Shuttle Express - Advanced reservations required. For more information call 425-981-7000 or visit their website to book online.

Watch this page for additional resources as they become available.