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Friday, February 9, 2007

12:00 noon - 3 PM

Advances in Filmless X-Radiography

Presenter: Steve Zahorodny
X-ray Testing Machines and Digital Conversion Manager
NAFTA General Electric (Agfa)

Abstract:

We have scheduled a special, DAYTIME demonstration meeting at the Lockheed Martin, Waterton facility.

We will be demonstrating a GE Rhythm High-Resolution Digital Imaging Workstation with a GE CR50P Computed Radiography (CR) scanner. The GE CR50P scanner offers the following features: (a) 50-micron scanning, (b) 16-bit data acquisition, (c) handles up to 14" wide and "unlimited" length imaging plates, (d) scans multiple smaller width imaging plates simultaneously creating independent digital images, (e) extremely light/portable, etc. The same GE Rhythm software platform operates our film digitizers and amorphous silicon flat panel DR detectors.

We will also be demonstrating the GE IPS high resolution-phosphor imaging plates. We would be happy to perform actual test exposures on any possible Lockheed or 3rd party X-ray applications

When:

We will supply a sandwich lunch at 12:00 noon (Friday, 9 February) for those who can join us for lunch followed by a short introduction and demonstration of the FILMLESS media transfer / digital imaging system and the high resolution phosphor imaging plates. The GE portable phased array ultrasonic unit will also be available for your examination.

Where:

We have scheduled this demonstration at the Lockheed Martin, Waterton facility to enable exposure and imaging on your parts that you may want to bring (320KV X-ray machine). Please bring parts for demonstration. NOTE THE LOCATION!!!!

To reach Lockheed Martin for C-470, take the Wadsworth (C193) (Waterton Canyon) exit south. It is a four lane highway that ends at the Lockheed Martin plant entrance. You need to be in the right lane and turn into the parking lot at the Guard Station. After badging, directions will be provided to the NDT laboratories. US Citizens need a picture ID for badging. If you are a non-citizen, an escort needs to be provided and we must know at least three days in advance.

No fire arms / weapons, cameras, recording devices or cell phones with cameras are allowed in the plant.

Attendees' Advanced Registration is Required:

Please provide your name and affirmation of citizenship on or before 6 February so that we can provide a list of attendees to security.

E-mail information in advance to both and .

We will look forward to seeing you on 9 February. This meeting will replace the regularly scheduled February meeting (13 February 2007). The February speaker will move to March and so on.


Colorado Engineering Council

Many of you know that the Colorado Section of ASNT is now a member of the Colorado Engineering Council. The Annual Council dinner will be held in conjunction with "Engineers Week" on Saturday 23 February 2007, at the Doubletree Hotel, 3203 Quebec Street, Denver, Colorado, Tel: 303-321-3333. It is a ladies night out and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Wright will speak on travels to Machu Picchu. Dinner starts at 6:30 PM and the tab is $47 per person (buffet style - no rubber chicken). The CEC is also seeking judges for Engineers Days, Science Fair at Colorado State University, Ft. Collins 5-7 April. Contact an ASNT-Colorado officer for more details.


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