February Section News

The North Texas Section met on 15 February at Ernie’s Seafood in Ft. Worth. There were 13 members and guests in attendance to hear speaker Gary Mathias from GE Inspection Technologies. Gary’s extensive background includes 20 years NDI experience with the USAF, a Bachelors Degree in Business Management, and involvement with digital radiology for the last 6 years. The topic of the presentation was Digital Imaging Data Management & DICONDE (Digital Imaging and Communication in Nondestructive Evaluation). The presentation covered the direction that the NDT manufacturing community was heading in that would allow a consensus of software compatibility. Gary touched on the subject of the ASTM standards covering DICONDE as well as the management of Radiological, Ultrasonic, and Eddy Current data. The meeting concluded with the drawing of the door prizes, donated by the NTX Section as well as North Star Imaging.
 
Gary Mathias speaking at the ASNT North Texas Section