visual inspection on welding
31 July 2021


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NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING – Visual Inspection (VT)

The NDT (nondestructive testing) methods are: Visual Inspection – VT Liquid Penetrant Testing – LT Magnetic Particle Testing – MT Radiographic Testing – RT Ultrasonic Testing – UT Eddy Current Testing – ET (not used in field inspection) Acoustic Emission Testing – AET (not…
Radiography Testing equipments
8 July 2021


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Equipments and materials for NDT lab set up

Equipments and materials for NDT lab set up Radiography Testing: 1) X-Ray tube head -450 kV capacity ( only if construction of a exposure room with approval from government is possible) 2) RT Films (D4 ) 3) lead screen 0.125mm, 0.25 mm 4) Film casettes 5) set of IQI -wire…
Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT
30 June 2021


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Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT

Acceptance Criteria for Liquid Penetrant Testing -LPT as per ASME , AWS and API standards Liquid penetrant testing simply called as PT. Sometimes Dye Penetrant Testing is a surface defect detection NDT  method and is more sensitive to all kind of surface defects, such as…
cast iron
24 May 2021


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Cast Iron and Its Types

What is a cast iron? Cast iron are ferrous alloys with greater than 2% carbon. They also contain small amounts of other materials such as silicon, sulphur, manganese, & phosphorous. In general it consists alloys of carbon & iron. They are the least expensive of all metals and…
UT Inspection services
30 March 2021


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Non Relevant Ultrasonic Indications

Non relevant Ultrasonic Indications can usually be identified as one of the following: Electrical Interference Interference form the transducer (search unit) Interference form the surface of the specimen Interference caused by mode conversion of the sound beam Interference caused by the shape of the…
Magnetic particle inspection
24 March 2021


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MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING EQUIPMENT

The following should be considered when selecting equipment for magnetic particle testing. Is equipment for wet or dry method? Magnetization requirements (AC or DC) Demagnetization- incorporated or separate unit? Ampere required. Line voltage requirements. Accessories needed or required. WET HORIZONTAL EQUIPMENT To obtain circular magnetization, the…
Standards on piping inspection
12 March 2021


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Standards for Piping Design and Inspection

Standards for Piping Design and Inspection: The original ASME B31 Code for Pressure Piping was first introduced in 1935 as the single document for piping design. In 1955, ASME began to separate the code into sections…
Ultrsonic testing
9 March 2021


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ISO Standards for Ultrasonic Testing

Ultrasonic Testing In Ultrasonic Testing we use something called “Ultrasonic Vibrations” we must know two facts about a vibration: A vibration is a back and forth movement. A vibration is energy in motion A depression of a surface from its normal position is called a displacement.
acoustic emission sensor
10 February 2021


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What is Acoustic emission testing?

ACOUSTIC EMISSION TESTING (AET) Acoustic Emission Test is a type of Non – Destructive Test method generally used for detecting and locating imperfections in mechanically loaded structures or components. Flaw origination and progression in a stressed component can be identified by acoustic emission test method.This…
inspection on pressure vessels
2 February 2021


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Inspection of Pressure vessels

What is pressure vessel? Pressure vessel is closed container which holds liquids or gasses at a pressure greater than the atmospheric pressure. Definition of Pressure vessel as per ASME BPVC section VIII , Div 1, U1, Pressure vessel are containers for containment of pressure, either external or…