Sam Robinson - Biographical Information

Sam is the Technical Director of Sherwin Incorporated in Burlington, KY. He is a graduate chemist from Northern Illinois University with over 25 years of experience in laboratory testing, formulating and usage of penetrant materials. Sam is an ASNT Fellow, active on several committees, and has served on the Board of Directors. Sam is also a member of SAE (active on Committee K - MT/PT AMS-Aerospace Specifications) and ASTM. Sam is the Vice Chairman of ASTM E7.03 (MT/PT), and serves on the MT/PT Committees.

Sam has served as a penetrant expert in a NTSB investigation of a missed penetrant indication, and is the penetrant consultant and manufacturers liaison to Iowa State University penetrant inspection research program.