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Jason Schulze

Jason Schulze is the director of technical services at Conrad Kacsik Instrument Systems, Inc. As a metallurgical engineer with 20-plus years in aerospace, he assists potential and existing Nadcap suppliers in conformance as well as metallurgical consulting. He is contracted by PRI Training as a Lead Instructor to teach multiple PRI courses, including pyrometry, RCCA and Checklists Review for heat treat. Jason is also a voting member on two AMEC committees. Contact him at
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Gaining Nadcap Approval | Conrad Kacsik

Oct 31, 2018 9:25:00 AM / by Jason Schulze

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The quality and safety of heat treatment products are imperative. Because of this, the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) has clear and stringent guidelines for accreditation, which can often be challenging to attain. In this blog, I outline the step-by-step process for suppliers to gain Nadcap approval.

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How to Perform Temperature Uniformity Surveys

Sep 25, 2018 9:17:44 AM / by Jason Schulze


Ensuring that a furnace can perform repeatable and accurate cycles is a cornerstone of AMS2750E pyrometry specifications as well as Nadcap and CQI-9 standards. The best way to measure and test any furnace is through a temperature uniformity survey (TUS).

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Understanding AMS2750E Concepts | Conrad Kacsik

Sep 11, 2018 2:42:43 PM / by Jason Schulze

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When it comes to pyrometry and thermal processing, details are critical. Adhering to the exacting AMS2750E standard demands that each step of heat treating meets specific requirements for sensors, instrumentation, equipment, tests and other details.

Any confusion in terminology can cause missteps that lead to audit findings, and this is particularly true when it comes to temperature uniformity surveys as applied to AMS2750E.

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