NDT - Product Technology

This course provides a basic knowledge of product technology, which is now becoming essential for the inspection engineer.

Suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors and technicians employed in, or personnel with a responsibility for the inspection of fabrications, castings and forgings during manufacture or components in service.

What You Study

  • Basic Casting Production (crude and finished)
  • Forming Processes (rolling, forging, extrusion, annealing and stress relieving)
  • Basic Welding (MMA, TAGS, MAGS, sub arc and electroslag)
  • Types of Welds (fillets, butts)
  • Welding Defects (cracks, porosity, slag, etc)
  • Inservice Defects (fatigue, cracks, etc)
  • Welding Terms
  • Heat Treatment

On completing the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the basics of production processes
  • Know the terms used in the production processes
  • Know the origin and nature of flaws in the production processes which will significantly help personnel undertaking various PCN/ASNT certificates where product technology is now a fundamental consideration.

Duration and Attendance

2 days

This course is delivered at Glenrothes (Stenton Campus).

Suitable For -

NDT Personel, inspectors and technicians employed in, or personnel with responsibility for - the inspection of fabrications and castings during manufacturing or competent in service.




BINDT approved.

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