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Ultrasonic Testing (UT) - Welds

02nd Sep 2019

Location
Chonburi, Thailand
Start Date
02nd Sep 2019
End Date
17th Sep 2019
Course only
On Request

Is it for me?

This course is suitable for all personnel including testers, inspectors, engineers and surveyors who require a thorough and comprehensive introduction to ultrasonic testing of welded joints.

This course is also suitable for personnel working in the aerospace industry and can be found under the Aerospace section.

If time is an issue, please consider our blended learning option - study theory and concepts when and where you choose, then join the classroom sesssions for hands-on practical.
Student inspecting a circumferential weld using ul
Student inspecting a circumferential weld using ultrasonic testing
A twin crystal probe is calibrated
A twin crystal probe is calibrated

What will I learn?

FREE PRE-COURSE ELEARNING PACKAGE - available only to students enrolling on this course:
Familiarise yourself with the theory and key concepts that will prepare you for the classroom training with the UT Pre-course eLearning Package.

The eLearning material is made available 30 days before the course start date, giving you plenty of time to build your confidence before you enter the classroom.

Classroom content

Basic principles of sound; generation and detection of sound; behaviour of sound in a material; the flaw detector; use of angled beam probes for weld scanning; welding processes and weld defects; practical exercises on test specimens containing simulated flaws; examination of parent plate, butt welds; instruction writing.

The course ends with the certification examination.

Training in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9712.

What will I leave with?

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the theoretical background of the techniques
  • Calibrate ultrasonic equipment
  • Measure the thickness of steel plates and determine levels of attenuation
  • Locate and evaluate laminations
  • Select the correct type of probe to examine welded butt joints in steel plate and aerospace components/structures
  • Report on the location and size of defects in typical welded butt joints
  • Interpret code requirements
  • Meet the syllabus requirements for PCN/CSWIP Levels 1 and 2

Certification

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