May 23, 2013, Rob Long
IBISWorld has seen metal testing services grow during the past five years, despite recent economic conditions.
May 22, 2013, Rob Long
In this edition of Meet the Team, we introduce Metallurgical Laboratory Technician, Kellen Campbell
May 21, 2013, Eilise Spenceley
Two car models have been recalled this month amid brake line corrosion concerns.
May 16, 2013, Eilise Spenceley
Mechanical testing of jet engines for Pratt & Whitney is advancing in the firm's West Palm Beach facility.
May 14, 2013, Rob Long
Composite tension, compression, and shear testing are among the test methods included in Accutek's new AC7122/1 certification.
May 13, 2013, Rob Long
Accutek President John McCloy recently spoke with BONEZONE magazine regarding the current and future state of the testing industry.
May 09, 2013, Rob Long
Fatigue testing is part of the new Navy contact aimed at assessing airframe life of surveillance radars.
May 07, 2013, Rob Long
The non-profit group, Consumer Union, has asked the FDA to probe metal hip implants for safety purposes.
April 25, 2013, Rob Long
Accutek's Ryan Castells joins an eilite group of Board Members from the Society of Plastics Engineers
April 18, 2013, Eilise Spenceley
In this edition of Meet the Team, we introduce Marketing Assistant, Rob Long
April 02, 2013, Accutek Engineering Team
There are various methods and variables to consider when testing a roller chain system.
March 27, 2013, Erin McCloy
John McCloy weighs in on trends in the outsourcing of medical device and wear testing.
March 07, 2013, Accutek Engineering Team
As with all welding processes, laser welding must be carefully controlled to ensure quality.
March 05, 2013, Rob Long
Accutek provides insights into the benefits of using an independent, accredited testing laboratory for your mechanical testing program.
February 20, 2013, Accutek Engineering Team
Follow along with Accutek's newest CWI as he ventures to his first on-site inspection project.
February 12, 2013, Crissy Zannoni
The latest news and insights from the materials testing industry.
February 05, 2013, Rob Long
In this edition of Meet the Team, we introduce Laboratory Technician, Derek Julien.
January 30, 2013, Erin McCloy
Accutek adds composite materials testing to our ISO 17025 scope of accreditation by A2LA.
January 24, 2013, Erin McCloy
Accutek is pleased to announce the increase of our ISO 17025 scope for medical device testing.
January 22, 2013, Accutek Engineering Team
Replication metallography is often performed as an alternative evaluation method in instances where test samples may not be altered.
January 10, 2013, Rob Long
Learn more about the various testing options available for material identification and validation.
December 21, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Accutek would like to wish our colleagues, clients, partners, families and friends a very happy holiday season!
December 18, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
There are several methodologies that may be employed for abrasion testing, including: Taber, Pin-on-Disk, and custom abrasion solutions.
December 13, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
The latest edition of "Meet the Team" introduces Senior Machinist Bob Hacker
December 11, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
This month, Accutek is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of John McCloy’s tenure as Accutek’s owner and president.
December 06, 2012, John Mitchell
The exploding use of composites has created dramatic demand for increasing test capabilities
November 29, 2012, Eric Dahman
As the end of the year quickly approaches, Accutek provides three suggestions for creatively utilizing excess budget.
November 27, 2012, Rob Long
In the next edition of “Meet the Team”, we introduce Director of Sales, John Mitchell
November 14, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
In the next installment of Accutek's "Meet the Team", we introduce Director of Engineering Greg McKnight
November 07, 2012, Rob Long
Accutek has added several weld evaluation processes to our current NADCAP certification.
October 30, 2012, Rob Long
Accutek adds a variety of mechanical, metallurgical, and weld test methods to our current ISO 17025 certification.
October 23, 2012, Rob Long
Don’t forget to register for Accutek’s inaugural “Lunch & Learn” in Dallas this Thursday at 11:30am (CST).
October 18, 2012, Rob Long
In the latest edition of “Meet the Team”, we introduce Senior Project Engineer Ryan Castells
October 16, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Believe it or not – failures aren’t all bad…find out what a thorough failure analysis can tell you.
October 15, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
New information has come to light regarding samples sizes required for ISO 14801 testing.
October 11, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
In the first installment of “Meet an Accutek Team Member”, we introduce Laboratory Technician Brian Wood.
October 09, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Are your medical devices prepared to withstand the intense heat of a pressure cooker?
October 05, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
You need to test your medical device for a 510(k) FDA submission, but not sure what to do? Start here.
October 02, 2012, John Mitchell
When evaluating an independent testing laboratory partner, should the lab’s business model make a difference?
September 27, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
Accutek is excited to introduce its newest addition to the testing laboratory: a Jeol SEM!
September 25, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Accutek’s Engineering Team offers insight into the five key metals used in structural engineering.
September 20, 2012, Rob Long
Hear advice from experts at Accutek, SmithAmundsen and MCRA regarding how to avoid common pitfalls during spinal device submission.
September 18, 2012, Eric Dahman
Reflections from a panel discussion regarding the role composites will play in the future of automobiles.
September 13, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
Cincinnati Business Courier announces Accutek’s third consecutive year as a finalist in the small business category of Best Places to Work.
September 11, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
Do you have an upcoming wear testing project? Contact Accutek to learn more about our in-house wear testing capabilities.
September 05, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Insight into machining test specimens out of super alloys.
August 30, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
It is extremely important to understand the characteristics and size of debris your IBFD is producing.
August 28, 2012, Rob Long
Porous coatings are a vital component to medical devices, and require a battery of mechanical tests prior to introduction to the market.
August 23, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Quantities for testing of dental implants are not the norm for medical implant testing.
August 21, 2012, Eric Dahman
While polymer composites are not a new technology, we have seen an increased demand for testing composites in a number of new applications.
August 16, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Accutek QA guru, Kevin Conley, offers a few tips for not only enduring, but successfully completing, a quality audit.
August 14, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
This is something I heard often when I was working on my Materials Science and Engineering degree, but what does it really mean?
August 09, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
The conclusion to Nicholas’s story of the trials and tribulations in becoming a Certified Welding Inspector
August 07, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
A young man’s story of the trials and tribulations in becoming a Certified Welding Inspector
August 02, 2012, Erin McCloy
Four reasons why you should look for a testing laboratory that works with a variety of industries.
July 31, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
What’s more important than getting tests started quickly? Learn the answer now.
July 26, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Our team’s trip to Washington, DC included old friends and new connections
July 24, 2012, Rob Long
Three reasons why the integrity of final reports is critical in the mechanical testing world.
July 19, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
You may need a custom test machine – which could be a long, expensive road to nowhere or a cost-effective shortcut to the info you need.
July 17, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
The Inaugural Regional Summit, held in Knoxville, TN, provided an opportunity to learn about contracting with the Department of Energy.
July 11, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
How does working in a metallurgical lab change your perspective as a welder?
July 05, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
Two key reasons testing laboratories such as Accutek spend so much time and capital on becoming, and staying, accredited.
June 26, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Accutek’s resident CWI, Justin Riebesel, comments on a recent Welding Journal article about welding in arctic conditions.
June 20, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
A quick look at what causes fatigue and how to design against fatigue failure.
June 14, 2012, Rob Long
The material and mechanical testing equipment market has changed considerably over the last few years. Read on to learn about the evolution.
June 12, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Many composite testing laboratories face the question of how to machine composite test specimens.
June 07, 2012, Eric Dahman
Composites were in the spotlight at SAMPE 2012, one of the largest advanced materials and processes exhibitions in the world.
June 05, 2012, Greg McKnight
Whether testing is required by the government or you need to validate an FEA model, there are a number of reasons to perform testing.
May 31, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Accutek is attending Spineweek in Amsterdam this week.
May 30, 2012, Eilise Spenceley
Any laboratory can provide you with a report. So, what benefits will you get when you choose Accutek over other laboratories?
May 23, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Often we will have a customer ask if Accutek can provide predicate data for the 510(k) submission process.
May 18, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Thoughts and reflections from ASTM's semi-annual committee meeting for Fatigue & Fracture in Arizona.
May 15, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
While bone plates are a common medical device, there are several things to keep in mind when designing your testing plan.
May 14, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Think you don't need a Certified Weld Inspector? Think again - the right CWI can be an asset to your team.
May 07, 2012, Stephanie Jacobs
Accutek is proud to announce the addition of six new test frames, increasing our testing capabilities and capacity.
May 02, 2012, Erin McCloy
The Edge of Innovation at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium
April 30, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Testing is time consuming and costly; so ensuring results will be accepted by the governing body in our clients' industries is important.
April 26, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Understanding How, Where, and Why your part broke can provide priceless insight on whether your product is ready for the market.
April 24, 2012, Eric Dahman
Here are some basic questions and tips to help guide you in the right direction for Welding & Qualification
March 28, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Accutek’s know-how has developed tips for better Commercially Pure titanium preparation in the metallographic lab.
March 22, 2012, Stephanie Jacobs
Ryan Castells has earned his Professional Engineer’s License from the Ohio State Board of Engineers.
March 20, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Developing a test plan for your own screw design can be confusing when researching existing screw systems.
March 14, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Seeing a testing project from start to finish, and delivering our clients the essential data they need is definitely rewarding.
March 07, 2012, Accutek Engineering Team
Testing prices may, seem high, but the overhead of a test facility and time invested in performing complex tests is often underestimated.
March 06, 2012, Erin McCloy
Why outsource metallurgical and mechanical testing projects? You know your product best, right? Yes, but it’s not quite that simple.
February 28, 2012, Eric Dahman
Examining the frequently asked question, "How many samples should I test?"
February 21, 2012, Stephanie Jacobs
For the past 3 years I have heard the company buzz about Accutek’s “biggest” tradeshow of the year – the AAOS.
January 31, 2012, Crissy Zannoni
Accutek Testing Laboratory has been awarded a GSA/FaS schedule contract for Schedule 871-4, for Test and Evaluation Services.
October 14, 2011, Erin McCloy
Whether planning a fatigue testing or simple analysis, check out OrthoTec’s article and Accutek’s thoughts on test protocol development.
September 22, 2011, Erin McCloy
Cincinnati Business Courier announces Accutek’s second consecutive year as a finalist in the small business category of Best Places to Work.
August 05, 2011, Erin McCloy
Follow Accutek’s venture into China and the new world of medical device testing.
June 27, 2011, Erin McCloy
MDT Magazine offers insight into Testing & Compliance from Accutek President, John McCloy, and other top industry executives.
March 21, 2011, Greg McKnight
Where do test requirements originate? Testing requirements are often established by government agencies.
January 10, 2011, Erin McCloy
Greg McKnight and Justin Riebesel will present "Advances in Mechanical Testing" at AeroCon 2011 in Anaheim.
October 18, 2010, Erin McCloy
John McCloy offers expert insight into the mechanical aspect of medical implant design and manufacturing.
September 28, 2010, Crissy Zannoni
The Cincinnati Business Courier recently named Accutek Testing Laboratory as a finalist in their 8th Annual Best Places to Work Survey.
September 15, 2010, John McCloy
Gain insight from Accutek President, John McCloy's recent contribution to the September issue of OrthoTec
August 31, 2010, Stephanie Jacobs
Accutek Testing Laboratory is undergoing a more than $1.5 million project to purchase and renovate an existing facility in Fairfield, Ohio.
June 01, 2010, Crissy Zannoni
Accutek now offers the next generation in medical device testing machines: the ProAgility MC4, a 4-in-1 static and dynamic testing machine.
March 24, 2010, Crissy Zannoni
Introducing capabilities for contact pressure testing