London, UK – July 25, 2019 – Element Materials Technology (Element) and the Equipment Qualification Services Alliance (EQSA) partners are hosting an equipment and materials qualification technical conference on September 18, 2019 at the University of Bristol.

This free event will provide opportunities to discuss existing design and testing process improvements with experienced industry professionals and experts. It will focus on the key issues and areas affecting operators and the supply chain when planning the qualification of materials, components, and systems in the nuclear industry. Discussion topics will cover the strategic planning and programming of equipment qualification (EQ) tests;  seismic and irradiation testing; and electrical, control, and instrumentation (EC&I) smart device testing.

Speakers at the event will include: Gavin Smith from the Office for Nuclear Regulation on ‘Regulatory Perspective on EQ’; Richard McLaren, EQ lead for the HPC project; Alan Poole from Wood on ‘Qualification of smart devices/EC&I’; and many more.

Delegates will learn from live, on-site testing demonstrations; updates on the latest standards, regulation changes, and best practice; and Q&A sessions with industry experts.

EQSA is a partnership between Element Materials Technology, TÜV Rheinland, Tecnatom, and Wood. EQSA has a wealth of experience in equipment qualification, materials selection, qualification plans, and the implementation of extensive testing programs all designed to establish, preserve, and upgrade your equipment qualifications.

A high attendance is anticipated for this event, so early registration is recommended. Find out more and register your interest here.

About Element 

Element is one of the world’s leading independent providers of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Fire & Building Products; and Oil & Gas and Infrastructure sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option

We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging 200 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.

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Bora Trimcev, Communications Manager

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E: bora.trimcev@element.com 

Devan LaBrash, Pagoda Public Relations
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