Course Title:
Appreciation of Basic NDT Techniques

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Suitable for:

Engineers, surveyors and inspectors requiring a general knowledge of NDT methods and requiring some hands-on experience.

Course Content:

This NDT training course covers: A basic appreciation of the main NDT methods (Visual Inspection, Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing and Eddy Current Testing); choice of method in relation to materials, defect type, position and weld geometry; materials sorting methods, proprietary instruments; surface methods; visual Inspection, magnetic particle and penetrant inspection and eddy current testing; methods for internal examination, X-and gamma-radiography, ultrasonic flaw detection.

70% of the course will involve practical demonstrations and hands-on experience.

Course Objectives:
  • To appreciate the available methods
  • To explain the basic principles of these methods
  • To identify the advantages and disadvantages of these, both in application and defect detection capability
  • To carry out basic hands-on applications for familiarisation purposes