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U.S. Experts on Non-destructive Testing Sought for October 31 Meeting on ISO Work

9/25/2017
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ASNT Is the ANSI-accredited U.S. TAG Administrator to ISO/TC 135

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) encourages stakeholders to attend the American Society for Nondestructive Testing's (ASNT) first open committee meeting to be held in conjunction with the ASNT Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, on October 31. ASNT is the ANSI-accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Administrator to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 135 on Non-destructive testing. As the U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI accredits U.S. TAGs to develop and transmit U.S. positions on ISO technical activities.

The open meeting will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on October 31, 2017. All U.S. stakeholder organizations in relevant fields and industries are strongly encouraged to attend and offer feedback to non-destructive testing (NDT) professionals in the U.S. who are convening to review and comment on proposed NDT standards.

ISO/TC 135 operates under the following scope:

Standardization covering non-destructive testing as applied generally to constructional materials, components, and assemblies, by means of:

-glossary of terms;

-methods of test;

-performance specifications for testing equipment and ancillary apparatus.

Excluded:

-quality levels;

-specifications for electrical equipment and apparatus, which fall within the range of IEC committees.

Organizations interested in participating in this meeting should contact the U.S. TAG Administrator, James Bennett (jbennett@asnt.org).

See related ANSI coverage: Get Involved: U.S. TAG Participants Sought for ISO Technical Committee on Non-destructive Testing

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