ATS Quality Policy

ATS NDT Wilson, NC
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It is the policy of Applied Technical Services, Inc. to provide its customers with the highest quality services. The pursuit of quality, and its improvement, is a continuous process with measurable objectives. Each employee must be aware of, committed to, and actively involved in the quality improvement process.

ATS meets customer needs by providing:
  • Services in accordance with applicable standards and specifications
  • Professional services delivered in a timely manner
  • Clear and accurate data
  • Qualified, equipped and engaged employees

The ATS Quality System is a valuable tool in implementing our Quality Policy and consistently improving the quality of services provided to our customers.

Quality System Standards

ATS's Quality System is compliant with the recognized quality system standards for the various industries for which we perform testing and inspection. Testing and inspection services provided by ATS within our Quality System meet the requirements of the following standards.

Domestic Recognition of A2LA Programs

Click here for Domestic Recognition of A2LA programs. Within this recognition are listed the Federal agencies, State agencies, municipalities and private sector parties with whom A2LA has some type of formal written agreement of recognition or documented endorsement.


NADCAP Accreditations

Nondestructive Testing

  • NDT Certificate
  • NDT Scope
  • Suppliers Accreditation Program- Sikorsky and Eaton
  • Liquid Penetrant Survey
  • Magnetic Particle Survey

Materials Testing

  • Materials Testing Certificate
  • Materials Testing Scope
  • Chemical Analysis - Atomic or Optical Emission Spectroscopy (AES or OES), Atomic Emission Spectroscopy – Spark/Arc (S/A–OES), Elemental Analysis (Combustion or Fusion), Carbon, Nitrogen, Sulfur, X-Ray Fluorescence(XRF), Specify the Alloy Base Accreditation- Al Base, Fe Base, and Ni Base
  • Mechanical Testing - Room Temperature Tensile, Impact, High Cycle Fatigue, and Fracture Toughness
  • Metallography and Microindentation Hardness - Metallographic Evaluation,Microindentation (Interior), Grain Size, Near Surface Examinations – Microindentation (Surface–Case Depth), and Near Surface Examinations – IGA, IGO
  • Hardness Testing - Rockwell and Vickers
  • Corrosion - Corrosion (General) and Stress Corrosion
  • Specimen Preparation - Standard Specimen Machinihng andSpecial Preparation
  • Evaluation of Welds -Metallurgical Evaluation of Welder / Welding Operator Qualifications, Metallurgical Evaluation of Welder / Welding Operator Qualifications, Metallurgical Evaluation of Electron Beam / Laser Welds and Metallurgical Evaluation of Resistance Welds

Quality Standards
  • ISO/IEC 17025-Calibration
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management
  • 10CFR50 Appendix B Nuclear
  • 10CFR21 Reporting of Non-conformances
  • ASME NQA-1 Nuclear Quality Assurance Requirements
  • NCSL Z540-1 Calibration

*All accreditations are granted to certain disciplines operating within ATS. Each certification/affiliation or accreditation has a specifically defined scope. Please select the link to view these scopes and certificates or contact the ATS Quality Assurance Department at 1-888-287-5227 for further details.

ATS uses Quality Management System(QMS) compliant with the internationally respected quality management standards of ISO 9001. If your company is looking to maintain similar standards consider contacting Abel Solutions for QMS Consulting.