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Fastener Testing Seminar (CFS Class) – Huntington Beach

10/04/2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

FTI is pleased to offer a full day of training on fastener testing, on-site at:

Element Huntington Beach
15062 Bolsa Chica
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

At Element Huntington Beach participants will visit different laboratory departments in small groups where they’ll get an overview and demonstration of actual testing procedures. Click here to register

This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program.

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Element Huntington Beach has been in operation since 1982, providing materials testing services and consulting for clients worldwide. The multidisciplinary staff and state-of-the-art high capacity laboratory support diverse quality requirements–from routine high-volume testing to complex materials analysis and failure investigations.

You are welcome to bring your own samples for testing (time permitting). The curriculum includes:

Explanation and discussions of all applicable commercial and military specifications.
Significance of tests and why they are performed.
Hands-on small-group demonstrations of:

  • Chemical analysis – spectrographic, wet methods, atomic absorption and gases
  • Physical analysis – tensile, hardness, wedge, proof load, charpy impact, single and double shear
  • Metallurgical – sample preparation, microscopic examination for grain flow, grain size, microstructure
  • Fatigue – NASM1312-11, NAS 1069
  • Stress rupture – NASM1312-10
  • Stress durability – NASM1312-14 internally threaded, torque method, NASM1312-15 externally threaded, external load and hydrogen embrittlement
  • Non-destructive – liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, dimensional analysis
  • Salt spray and humidity
  • Plating solution analysis
  • Rivet testing – solid rivets and blind rivets
  • Torque, locking, breakaway, recess

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.
  • Certificate of completion and eligibility for FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist designation.

Who should attend:

  • Anyone who wants to know more about how fasteners are tested.
  • Anyone who already has started on the Certified Fastener Specialist™ program (advanced technical training).
  • Anyone who already has started on FTI’s Product Training program (basic training).

9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Directions to Element Huntington Beach will be included in your confirmation notice.

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

    Paid by September 27: $379.

    Paid after September 27: $479.

    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than September 27.

    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.


9:00 am - 2:30 pm


Element Huntington Beach
15062 Bolsa Chica
Huntington Beach, CA 92649 United States
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714 892 8159