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Mr. Thomas Tarbay, B.Sc. Mech. Eng., (USA), is an Expert in assisting companies with establishing or maintaining a quality control system for ASME Code stamps "V, HV, UV and UD", National Board "VR" stamp, ISO9000, AS9000 and API-Q1. He has over 30 years of industrial experience in Valve Technologies, with half of this period in Pressure Relief Valves/Safety Relief Valves.


Mr. Tarbay worked for Curtiss Wright Flow Control, Farris Engineering as a Facility Quality Engineer where he responsible for all aspects of quality controlmaintaining ASME/NB "V and UV" certification, ISO-9001 certification,, Chinese product approval, vendor audits and audits of USA Authorized Assemblers.

Before joining Farris Engineering, he worked fulltime for National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection as a "Safety Relief Valves" Instructor and as a Valve Laboratory Engineer. His experience included performing certification testing for new products and reviewing products for compliance to ASME Code, performing flow test of pressure relief devices, performing audits for ASME "V, HV and UV" stamp holders, performing audits of NB "VR" Certificate holders, responding to technical inquires about pressure relief devices, reviewing applications for certification, valve designs and quality control manuals.

Mr. Tarbay qualifications include B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Franklin University (USA), A.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and he developed specifications for a safety valve for Machine Design class and developed specifications for ASME air flow testing laboratory for Senior Project.

Mr. Tarbay is a member of the ASME Subgroup on Valve Design since 1996 and regularly attends NBIC Subcommittee on Over Pressure Protection.



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