T. Åström NDT-Consulting

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Reference list / Thomas Åström                             25.1.2017

1. Failure Analyses and NDT- inspections

 

2013-2014 Member of the  Ad hoc-group established  for investigating the root failure causes for breakages of rotor turbine wings in a new steam turbine. Keravan Energia Oy, Kerava, Finland. The work was initiated by  Pohjola Insurance Company.

2014 Member of the Ad hoc-group established for assessing the NDT-inspections of the turbine shaft forging of a steam turbine to be ordered. Hamburg, Germany. The work was initiated by The Power Company of Tampere, Tammervoima Oy, Tampere, Finland.

2015 Member of the  Ad hoc-group established  for investigating the root failure causes for erosion of the hot path channel in a gas turbine. KSS Energia Oy, Kouvola, Finland. The work was initiated by  Pohjola Insurance Company.

2014-2017 Member of the Ad hoc-group established for investigating the root failure causes for the explosion that occurred in a heat recovery boiler burning oil shale. Narva, Estonia. The work is initiated by Pohjola Insurance Company.

 

2. Lectures on NDT, machine-diagnostics and machinery breakdowns. Standardization work

 

NDT-lectures given yearly or every second year  

Institute of Vocational Training (AEL):

Åström T.; Special methods. NDT-testing methods. AEL.15.11.2013. Malminkartano. Finland (The lecture has been given at this training course and courses preceding it since 1986).

Åström T.; NDT-methods and their use in pressure vessel testing. Use and monitoring of pressure vessels. AEL. 3.4.2014, Vantaa. Finland (The lecture has been given yearly at this seminar since 1978).

Åström T.; NDT-inspections – a vital part of the pressure vessel security. Pressure vessels  2016 – Basic information. AEL, 19.5.2016. Malminkartano, Finland (The lecture has been given yearly at this seminar since 1994).

AEL Promaint The Finnish Maintenance Society:

Åström T.; NDT-inspections. The use and monitoring of pressure vessels AEL. Promaint. 22.11.2016. Tampere, Finland (The lecture has been given yearly at this seminar since 1994).

 

Other lectures:

Åström T.; Machine-diagnostics, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and failures in turbo-sets in Finland and abroad. Lahti Energia Oy. 6.9. 2012. Kymijärvi Power Station, Finland.

Åström T.; Failures in recovery boilers and turbines. Machine engineer seminar. Finnish Recovery Boiler Committee. 24.1 2013. Imatra, Finland.

Åström T.; From  Fifteen to Two Hundred NDT-methods in Fifty Years. NDT-Konferansen 2013, Norwegian Society for Non-Destructive Testing. 4.6.2013, Tǿnsberg, Norway ( In Swedish. The original lecture with the same title was presented at the 17th World Conference on NDT. 2008, Shanghai, China).

Åström T.; Machinery Breakdown / MLOP Training Session. 26.11.2013; Prague, The Czech Republic, for  Generali Insurance Company (Italy), ordered by Global Risk Experts (Switzerland).

Åström T.; NDT: Main methods and the most frequently used other methods. Level 3 Training Course. Magnetic Particle and Penetrant Testing. 

Metropolia, University of Applied Sciences. 26.10.2015, Helsinki, Finland.

Åström T.; Machine diagnostics and failure analysis. Introduction lecture. OP-Pohjola Insurance Company.18.12.2015, Helsinki, Finland.

Åström, T.; NDT: Main methods and the most frequently used other methods. Level 3 Training Course. Ultrasonic Testing. Metropolia. University of Applied Sciences.2.11.2016, Helsinki, Finland.

Åström, T.; The use of blue light in penetrant and magnetic particle testing. SHY, The Finnish Society of Welding.

The Welding Quality Days. !8-20.10. 2016 Helsinki – Stockholm – Helsinki.


Standardization work

Continued membership in the CEN working groups starting from their initiation in 1979 in the meetings of the TC138 groups:

WG 4:  Penetrant Testing and WG 5: Magnetic Particle Testing.

WG 4:

2012: Madrid 16 - 17.1. and Berlin 21.5

2013: Rome 28.2 - 1.3

2014: Sevilla 24 - 25.2 and Berlin 11 – 12.11

2015: Madrid 10 -11.2  and Firenze 3 - 4.11

2016: Paris 15-16.2 and Vienna 10.10

WG 5:

2012: Madrid 17 - 18.1 and Berlin 22.5

2013: Sevilla 13 - 14.5

2014: Sevilla  25 - 26.2, Madrid 16 - 17.6 and Berlin 10 - 11.11

2015: Madrid  9 -11.2  and Firenze 2 – 3.11

2016: Paris 15.2 and Vienna 10-11.10

 

3. Translations

From English to Finnish:

2013 SFS - EN ISO 3059. Non-Destructive Testing.  Penetrant testing and magnetic particle testing. Viewing conditions.1+18 p. The work was ordered by  METSTA  ( Finnish Standards Association SFS).

2014 SFS – EN ISO 3452 -1. Non-Destructive Testing.  Penetrant testing.  Part 1. General principles. 49 p. The work was ordered by  METSTA.   

From Finnish to English:

2013 PSK 5712. Condition Monitoring. Control and Measurement of Piping-vibration. 8 p. The work was ordered by PSK Standards Association.