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Chris yip
Chris yip
03:27 Feb-10-2004
What is PMI

Dear sir:
Can you tell what is PMI (positive material identification )? Is it test method or Certificate¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡KIf PMI is Cert. ? how to apply ? and which organization can improve?
If PMI is Test method. What is this test?

Because I have buyer who want l have certified PMI for 310stainless product, but l do not know what is PMI
Please Help me?
Best regard.
Chris




 
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Sasaki
Sasaki
03:56 Feb-10-2004
Re: What is PMI
Please see here.

http://www.metorex.fi/

The product name is "ARC-MET".


 
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S.V.Swamy
Engineering, - Material Testing Inspection & Quality Control
Retired from Nuclear Fuel Complex , India, Joined Feb 2001, 787

S.V.Swamy

Engineering, - Material Testing Inspection & Quality Control
Retired from Nuclear Fuel Complex ,
India,
Joined Feb 2001
787
05:55 Feb-16-2004
Re: What is PMI
Dear Chris,

PMI stands for Positive Material Identification. It is increasingly being asked for by customers on products leaving factory of the supplier or in case of receipt from warehouses, through traders etc., at the place of receipt before futher processing. There are several methods for carrying out PMI, including Spectrographic analysis, X-ray Fluorescene Analysis etc.

In case of your specific application, a Vacuum Emission Spectrometer or an Argon Flushed Spectrometer should be the right choice since you need to analyse and demonstrate all elements including Carbon, Phosphorous, Sulphur, Chromium, Nickel etc.

There are agencies providing such services so that we don't need to buy the equipment ourselves.

Swamy
India

----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Dear sir:
: Can you tell what is PMI (positive material identification )? Is it test method or Certificate¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡KIf PMI is Cert. ? how to apply ? and which organization can improve?
: If PMI is Test method. What is this test?
:
: Because I have buyer who want l have certified PMI for 310stainless product, but l do not know what is PMI
: Please Help me?
: Best regard.
: Chris
:
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