5 Tips for Ensuring Quality PMI Testing Results

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“The main tip I can give to any PMI testing technician is to focus on sample preparation. We don’t see it done nearly enough.” – Chris Carolan

PMI (Positive Material Identification) testing is the analysis of materials to determine the chemical composition of a metal or alloy at particular (usually multiple) steps of alloy manufacturing or in-process alloy installation.

Chris Carolan from Metal Analysis Group, host of The Manufacturing Show 

Discusses the importance of sample preparation, and shares some tips on how to ensure quality testing from your PMI equipment on a consistent basis. 

We had a chance to talk about:

  • PMI testing techniques
  • How to assure quality results
  • Potential surface issues
  • Overcoming testing barriers
  • Sample Preparation

If you have a question, or just want to chat about metals, join Chris in the discussion on Instagram.

This episode of The Manufacturing Show is hosted by Chris Carolan, of Metal Analysis Group.

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Chris Carolan

Metals Consultant at Metal Analysis Group

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