Ashtead Technology appoints NDT expert


Steve Drake brings more than 35 years of experience to the UK company

Steve Drake

Steve Drake

Continuing its strategy of investment in a Centre of Excellence for Non Destructive Testing, Ashtead Technology has appointed Steve Drake as NDT Market Manager.

Drake has more than 35 years of experience in NDT, much of it with Carestream and Kodak Digital NDT.

Ashtead Technology, located in Letchworth, Hertfordshire in the UK, is a specialist instrument rental company, operating a fleet of test, inspection and monitoring equipment including the latest NDT technologies for ultrasonic phased array, flaw detection, thickness measurement, XRF analysis, hardness testing and eddy current testing, as well as a broad inventory of visual inspection systems.

Drake’s appointment follows that of Alison Glover, another experienced NDT practitioner, who joined the company in late 2014.

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In addition to investments in experience and expertise, Ashtead Technology has also recently invested more than £1m in NDT equipment.