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Wed., Feb 18th, 2009 at 6:00 p.m

Non Destructive Testing and the Advancements
in Composites and Aerospace

Speaker: Neeraj Bhardwaj
 West Coast Regional Sales Manager
Mistras Group.


Mistras has been serving the Aerospace Industry with many firsts. Starting with the supply of 20 systems to Boeing in the early 1980s, we have led the way with pioneering NDT work on several Aerospace structures for Boeing, Airbus, GD, Lockheed, British Aerospace, SAAB and more.
Today we design and manufacture a broad line of AE Structural integrity and quality control in the Aerospace industry is challenged by todays use of advanced composites and by the need to maintain aging designs MISTRAS Products are actively involved in:

* Composite repair/patch integrity
* Integrity of aging metal
* Impact detection and classification for composite/ hybrid assemblies
* Crack detection and classification
* UT Testing of Aerospace components/structures

These inspections are performed utilizing nondestructive testing (NDT) technologies including Acoustic Emission (AE), Immersion, Automated and Hand-held Ultrasonics
(UT) and Acousto-Ultrasonics (AU).

A review will be given of NDT Testing of Composites.


Before joining PAC Mr. Bhardwaj was the Director of Sales and Marketing at The Ultran Group, an ultrasonics firm. At Ultran Mr. Bhardwaj was instrumental in the design, development, marketing, and sales of many of the company's new and innovative products. One of his major achievements was working to create the ground-breaking iPass (instant picture array system) which used non-contact ultrasonics. He was also a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to assuming his role at Ultran, Mr. Bhardwaj was the International Sales Manager at Oplink Communications, a leading optical component and semiconductor company in Silicon Valley. He speaks several different languages and has traveled extensively. As well as being involved with ultrasound and optics while growing up, he holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from The Pennsylvania State University with an Acousto-optic focus.


The Jagerhaus in Anaheim, 2525 East Ball Road, just west of the 57 Freeway, on the North side of Ball.
Turn right at the first driveway. Phone 714-520-9500. GoogleMap Link


6:00 pm Social7:00 pm Dinner • 8:00 pm Speaker — Member or guest dinner $20.
Student (with student ID) dinner $10. No cost for Program only.

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