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Fastener Quality Assurance-Print Reading & Inspection (CFS Class)

09/01/2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fastener Quality Assurance – Print Reading & Inspection includes classroom instruction along with hands-on work using actual lab equipment. This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program.
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Topics for Fastener Quality Assurance – Print Reading & Inspection include:

  • Quality programs and systems including: ISO 9000 Quality System requirements, QS 9000 and AS 9100 as they relate to ISO 9000 and ISO 17025 and ISO 17025 Laboratory Accreditation requirements.
  • Sampling plans
  • Instrument and gage calibration including: Gage R&R, and traceability.
  • Thread inspection including: Variable and fixed limit gaging, gage set-up and use, go/no-go, segments, rolls, etc.
  • Inspection of recesses and drives including: Cross recess, hex recess, 6 Lobe, etc.
  • Dimensional inspection including: Use of calipers, micrometers, pin gages, height gage, comparator and special gages.
  • Using prints and specifications for inspection.
  • Certifications and test report review.

PLEASE NOTE: for this training each participating company is REQUIRED to bring a copy of either the 8th or 9th edition of the IFI Inch Fastener Standards book. Click here to access more information and an order form to purchase the 9th Edition at a special discount for attendees.
Also, attendees are REQUIRED to bring their own digital calipers in order to participate in the hands-on demonstrations. Most companies have calipers in their receiving or QA departments.


This seminar includes hands-on demonstrations with equipment provided by Greenslade & Company.

Certified Fastener Specialist™ graduates: need a refresher? Subject to availability, you’ll receive a 50% discount on the registration fee for this or any single day CFS class. Contact FTI for details.

Your registration fee includes:

  • A full day of training in a small-group environment.
  • Training materials to take back to the job.
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and free parking.
  • A certificate of completion
    and eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation.

Given the advanced technical nature of this program, it is highly recommended that participants:

  • Have at least two years’ experience in fastener sales, purchasing, manufacturing or quality assurance

  • Have completed FTI’s three-part Product Training Program.

8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Classroom instruction will be conducted at the Holiday Inn, 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada CA 90638. Phone: 714-739-8500. Parking is free.

Carmen Vertullo CFS (Carver Consulting) and Larry Borowski (Greenslade & Company).

Pricing Information:
Registration fees are per person. Click here to register

    Paid by August 26: $549.

    Paid after August 26: $649.

    No registrations will be accepted after August 28.

    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than August 24.

    All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration fees.

    The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.

    To be invoiced for this event please call the FTI office at 562-473-5373.


8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Holiday Inn
14299 Firestone Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638 United States
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