Conformity Assessment / Product Certification Section (CAS)


ACIL members in its Conformity Assessment Section (CAS) include testing, product certification, listing or labeling in accordance with applicable domestic, international or foreign government industry, safety and performance standards; Materials testing and resolution of product and structural problems by metallurgy, materials and mechanical engineering, stress analysis, chemistry and NDT. Includes litigation testimony and Failure Analysis.  For ACIL members, CAS conference calls are held the the fourth Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am ET.  Please contact Bob Uttenweiler, Section Executive Officer, if you would like to be added to the CAS distribution list, ruttenweiler@acil.org.

Mission

To provide education and advocacy for firms engaged in testing certification or quality systems of testing in accordance with applicable domestic standards, international or foreign government industry safety and performance standards.  For more specifics on activities relating to accomplishing this mission, review the section's value proposition.

CAS Programs
EMC Proficiency Testing Programs (Schemes):
  
Proficiency Testing Reports:
 
Release Date July 2013 (York CNE III Artifact Third Continuation Report)
Release Date July 2012 (EM-18 Artifact First Continuation Report)
 
EMC Standards Alerts (Members Only)
 
 
Leadership
Chair: Dan Cannon, National Technical Systems, Inc
Vice Chair: Scott Wentworth, Retlif Testing Laboratories
 
 
Adam Gouker, A2LA
Don Heirman, Don HEIRMAN Consultants, LLC
Harry Hodes, Proficiency Testing Services Company
Raymond Klouda, Elite Electronic Engineering
Joan Sterling, Intertek
Mike Violette, Washington Laboratories, Ltd.
Ann Weeks, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
 
 
CAS Minutes

(Members Only)

CAS Meeting Minutes - January 22, 2014
CAS Meeting Minutes - November 27, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - October 23, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - October 6, 2013 (Annual Meeting)
CAS Meeting Minutes - August 28, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - August 8, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - June 26, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - May 22, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - April 24, 2013
CAS Meeting Summary - March 20, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - February 20, 2013
CAS Meeting Minutes - January 23, 2013
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Related Links

ANSI ASC C63® Newsletter November 2012 (issue 34)

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