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Nadcap & Heat Treat Consulting

Our main focus is always on client satisfaction

Our main focus is always on client satisfaction. We listen to your concerns and needs and are here to help you through them. We fully understand the complicated process for the global cooperative accreditation program for aerospace engineering, defense and related industries.

Aerospace Testing & Pyrometry, Inc. offers full on-site Nadcap and heat treat consulting, including:

  • Nadcap Gap Analysis (Heat Treat, NDT, Welding, Brazing, Materials Test Laboratories)

  • Root Cause Corrective Action for Nadcap/Aerospace Prime audits

  • Guidance of Merit & Audit Failure Threshold

  • Heat Treat Consulting

  • Non-Destructive Testing Consulting

  • Review/Create Procedures and Work Instructions for Heat Treating, Pyrometry, NDT, Welding, Brazing, Materials Test Laboratories)

  • Metallurgical Expert Available for analysis of material issues

  • Welding & Brazing Consulting

  • Hardness & Conductivity Consulting

  • Materials Testing Consulting

The Nadcap Process

Nadcap is the leading cooperative program of major companies designed to manage a consensus approach to special processes. The Nadcap process and product certification is provided by Performance Review Institute (PRI) which is the only organization approved by the aerospace and defense industries to offer certification resulting from special process audits.

To support compliance with the Nadcap requirements ATP can provide the following:

  • Introduction to the Nadcap process, planning and preparation, avoiding pitfalls, merit, lessons learned, fundamental requirements of the program and expectations

  • Guidance and assistance through the Nadcap quality system requirements, including manuals, procedures and forms

  • Attendance during the Nadcap audit

  • Follow up assessments to ensure systems are being effectively implemented and are sustainable

  • Root cause and corrective action responses to non-conformances issued as a result of Nadcap audits

  • ASTM standards and AMS specification interpretation and compliance

Heat Treating/Brazing

ATP can provide personalized consulting services to meet the requirements of applicable Nadcap checklists, industry standard and customer specific specifications:

  • Assessments of Nadcap heat treat, brazing and material testing compliance

  • Implementation and verification of issues found during the assessment

  • Population of applicable Nadcap checklists

  • Development, review and amendment of manuals, procedures, work instructions and forms

  • Implementation and verification of requirements

Expert Witness/Litigation Support

ATP can provide expert witness and litigation support for clients by serving as a testifying expert or performed targeted research or counsel during case litigation, settlement or cross examination of other experts. The extensive background in pyrometry, materials testing ATP can serve as an expert.

Types of cases may include:

  • Personal Injury

  • Wrongful Death

  • Product Liability

  • Patent Infringement

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Witness / Litigation
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