Keeping Your NDT Program Compliant During The Current COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 AM CDT

Presented by
Jim Dinell and Steve McCullough

​We will discuss key items about your NDT and Welding programs and challenges with current  governmental travel restrictions and social distancing.

Our Presenters will discuss:

  • NDT refresher training.
  • Visual Acuity Exams.
  • NDT Technical Performance Evaluations.
  • Welder Certifications.
  • Initial NDT training that requires trainers to be present and hands-on practical.
  • Required Experience Hours after training.
  • Procedure Qualifications Records (PQR’s) and the Level III.
  • B-1 Forms for NDT Subcontractors.

Jim Dinell
AllTranstek VP, Technical Services
[email protected]

Steve McCullough
AllTranstek Director, Welding & NDT
[email protected]

RSI Quality Newsletter | Volume 1 | 1st Quarter 2020

Gary Alderson, Manager of Quality Processes at AllTranstek and former Chairman of the RSI QA Committee, is featured in the first edition of the newly revised and expanded RSI Quality Newsletter.   You can read the newsletter below:


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RSI QA Newsletter 2020 – Q1.pdf

Visual Testing (VT) Beyond Weld Inspection Webinar Replay

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 AM CDT

Presented by
Jim Dinell and Steve McCullough
Visual Testing (VT) – Weld Inspection has been performed for countless years in the rail industry.  Visual Examination is the oldest and most commonly used Nondestructive Testing Method but it may also be the least understood.  Typically, the VT requirements in the rail industry has been focused on Weld Inspection.  There are many visual testing techniques involving a wide range of differences in requirements depending on the component and industry.  Weld Inspection is only one technique to the overall Visual Testing requirements.

Our Presenters will discuss:

  • The different VT and RVI techniques.
  • How do the VT techniques apply to Tank Cars.
  • VT certifications and the NDT Written Practice.
  • Various VT Standards (e.g. ASNT, ASME, ISO, etc.).
  • VT Course Outlines (other than Weld Inspection).
  • Function Specific training encompassing VT.