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Appreciation of Conventional NDT Techniques

23rd Sep 2024

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Start Date
23rd Sep 2024
End Date
27th Sep 2024
Course only
£ 925.00 + VAT

Is it for me?

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

What will I learn?

This NDT training course will give you 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, and materials sorting methods. You will also learn about proprietary instruments, surface methods, visual Inspection, magnetic particle and penetrant inspection and eddy current testing, methods for internal examination, X-and gamma-radiography, and ultrasonic flaw detection.

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

What will I leave with?

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

  • Appreciate the available methods
  • Explain the basic principles of these methods
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of these, both in application and defect detection capability
  • Carry out basic hands-on applications for familiarisation purposes