Our Reference Standards and Test Blocks are
used in ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic particle and liquid
penetrant testing. Reference Standards can be fabricated from
customer supplied pipe, tube, bar, plate or other items. Twenty-four
hour RUSH service is available on many standards. We will supply the
material to your specifications if needed.
|PH Tool Reference
Standards, headquartered in Telford, PA, has supplied the NDE industry
with high quality Reference Standards and Test Blocks
since its founding in 1972.
Whether you need EDM notches, Flat-bottom
holes, Micro-holes, or Test Blocks, PH Tool can handle your order.
We are a family-owned and managed business, started in 1972 by Phil
Herman Sr., Founder/Chief Technology Officer. Phil Herman Jr. joined
the business in 1991 and now serves as President/CEO. Phil Herman
Jr. is a graduate of Drexel University (BS) in Philadelphia, PA
and Villanova University (MBA) in Villanova, PA and joined the company
after a decade in program management in the aerospace industry.
The entire staff of skilled toolmakers, machinists, technicians,
customer service, and support personnel is dedicated to the development
and manufacture of the finest quality reference standards available
today. Our robust growth and excellent reputation in the
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) world can be attributed to our emphasis
on quality, attention to detail and innovative approaches to meeting
the reference standard needs of our valued customers.
Founder/Chief Technology Officer
Phil Herman Jr.
Blocks are available in steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Many
are available from stock for immediate delivery. Test Blocks in exotic
alloys are also available, including: alloy steel, stainless steel,
inconel, titanium, tungsten, tantalum, copper-nickel, NAB, monel, metal
matrix composites and others. Specials can be fabricated to your design
by our fully-equipped CNC machine shop. All Test Blocks are permanently
engraved with the block description, material and serial number.
Our QA Program
meets all industry and government specifications. All Reference
Standards and Test Blocks are delivered with an automated Certification
Report providing NIST traceability. Replicas of EDM notches are
archived at PH Tool and are available if needed.
Throughout our history, PH Tool
has earned an excellent reputation with our customers for supplying
the best Reference Standards and Test Blocks available. Our manufacturing
and technical support are always prepared to assist the NDE engineer
or technician with their Reference Standard needs. Meeting the demands
of the increasingly complex and quality-conscious NDE marketplace is
a challenge we gladly accept. We welcome your inquiries and look forward
to serving you.