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NACE International Certified Corrosion Technician (#8351)


Associate in Applied Science - Electronics/Electrical Engineering Technology

Delaware Technical & Community College, Stanton, Delaware

67/125 hours earned toward BS

University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware


Corrosion Testing Laboratories, Inc., Newark, DE - 2001 to present 

Corrosion Technician. Performs a variety of corrosion tests based on NACE, ASTM, and other specifications. Duties include sample preparation, test set-up and operation, and test specimen evaluation. Performs metallographic analysis of exposed test specimens. Prepares test reports and interfaces with clients to ensure testing needs are met.

Alanx Wear Solutions, Newark, Delaware, 1988-1998

 Lab Technician/production employee in ceramics composite company.


NACE International


Mr. Severance has been working as a Corrosion Technician at Corrosion Testing Laboratories, Inc. for over 5 years.  He performs corrosion tests following ASTM, NACE and other specifications. His responsibilities include sample login, sample preparation, test solution preparation, equipment setup, monitoring the test, taking down the test, evaluating test specimens, and preparing test reports. He regularly performs metallographic analysis of exposed test specimens. 

Mr. Severance has an Associates Degree in Applied Science with additional coursework in mechanical engineering including General and Quantitative Chemistry, Materials Science for Engineers, and Corrosion and Protection. He is a Certified NACE International Corrosion Technician.

At Alanx Wear Solutions, he worked in production and as a laboratory technician.  He was involved in evaluation of ceramic composite test specimens by mechanical testing (modulus of rupture) and by preparation of mounts.  He was also involved in preparation and monitoring of tests, as directed by the technical manager. Additionally, he monitored the statistical variation in a ceramic product.

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