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Podcast #10 – Types of Inspector Certifications

This podcast discusses different types of inspector certifications to hopefully provide clarity on the subject, since there are a number of inspector certifications available through organizations like SSPC, NACE, and more. Featuring KTA Chief Operating Officer, Bill Corbett, and moderated by KTA President, Ken Trimber. You can view the podcast on Youtube, listen on Soundcloud, …

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Podcast #9 – Calibration of Type 2 Electronic Gages

This video discusses calibration of type 2 electronic inspection gages, and verification of accuracy and adjustment. It provides definitions, tools to adjust/verify, frequently asked questions, and more. Featuring KTA Chief Operating Officer (COO) Bill Corbett, and KTA President, Ken Trimber. The podcast can be watched on Youtube, listened to on Soundcloud, or downloaded on iTunes …

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Podcast #8 – Establishing a Safety Culture

In this podcast, KTA Corporate Safety and Health Officer, Chris Peightal, discusses how to establish a safety culture. Most companies have safety procedures that they’ve written and train employees on. Chris discusses how to develop a strong safety culture, why it’s important to do so, and how having a strong culture can save lives and …

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KTA Podcast #6 – Dry Film Thickness Measurement: Scanning Probe vs. Standard Probe

This podcast is related to measuring dry film thickness using two different techniques; one where you just take spot measurements, and the other where you use scanning probes. John Todd discusses the traditional methods of individual readings. John was previously a contractor with a great deal of hands on field experience with the dry film …

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KTA Podcast #5 – Surface Profile Measurement – Replica Tape Vs. Digital Depth Micrometer

This podcast covers measuring surface profile and discusses two fundamentally different methods for measuring profile. Panelists discuss some of the complications that may occur when using both methods on the same job. The video (YouTube) version of the podcast features a variety of hands on demonstration and instrumentation use. KTA Chief Operating Officer, Bill Corbett, addresses …

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Podcast #4 – Maintenance Painting vs. Remove & Replace

KTA Professional Engineers and Senior Consultants Jay Helsel & Mike Reina discuss maintenance painting including when to touch-up, overcoat, or remove & replace the coating. Scenarios are posed as the two discuss their positions on each. KTA President Ken Trimber moderates. Click below to watch via Youtube, Stream or Download on Soundcloud, or Download for …

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Podcast #3 – Slip-Critical Painted Bolted Connections

This 17 minute podcast features KTA’s Carly McGee, moderated by KTA’s Ken Trimber. It discusses key aspects of slip-critical bolted connections including testing methods, testing equipment and standards, and a discussion based on frequently asked questions.  Carly is KTA-Tator Inc.’s Physical Testing Laboratory Manager. She’s a member of the RCSC Standards Committee, which is the …

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KTA University Podcast #2 – Total Shop Painting vs. Shop & Field Painting

This 24- minute podcast also features Ken Trimber as moderator, while Doug Reardon advocates total shop painting and John Todd promotes shop painting with field finish coating. Scenarios are posed by Trimber as Todd and Reardon take turns providing support for their approaches while divulging plenty of information on the subject. A podcast breakdown is …

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KTA Podcast #1 – Inorganic vs. Organic Zinc Rich Primers

Ken Trimber (KTA President) moderates as Bill Corbett (KTA COO) and Jim Machen (KTA Sr. Coatings Consultant) debate the merits of using inorganic vs. organic zinc rich primers. This 33 minute podcast finds Mr. Machen promoting the use of organic zinc rich primers, while Mr. Corbett supports the use of inorganic zinc rich primers. The …

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