NDT Appreciation

This course is designed to give an introduction to the four main methods of NDT.

Theory of all methods as well as hands-on practical work will be covered, using a variety of test equipment. A comprehensive range of fully authenticated test specimens is available.

What You Study

NDT methods, including:

  • Surface methods – magnetic particle and penetrant inspection
  • Sub-surface methods: ultrasonic thickness measurement, ultrasonic flaw detection, x and gamma radiography

Demonstration of examination techniques.

Selection of method of NDT in relation to material, defect type and defect orientation.

On completion of the course, delegates should:

  • be aware of the NDT methods available
  • appreciate the basic principles of each method
  • know the advantages and limitations of the NDT methods in the application and defect detection capability

Duration and Attendance

2 days

This course is delivered at Glenrothes (Stenton Campus).

Suitable For -

Engineering and inspection personnel who require a general knowledge of NDT techniques with some hands-on experience.



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