Penetrant Testing Level 2

Why attend this course:

Candidates will have the opportunity to use the various techniques on welds, castings and wrought products while gaining detailed theoretical and practical knowledge on all the commonly encountered penetrant testing techniques. This course is suitable for beginners and personnel with existing NDT knowledge. This course is recognised and provides excellent preparation for Level 1 and 2 examinations. It meets the training hour requirements as specified by the relevant ASNT/ PCN documentation.

NDT Course Curricullum:

  • Review
    • a.1 Basic principles
    • a.2 Process of various methods
    • a.3 Equipment
  • Selection of the Appropriate Penetrant Testing Method
    • a.1 Advantages of various methods
    • a.2 Disadvantages of various methods
  • Inspection and Evaluation of Indications
    • a.1 General
      • a.1.1 Discontinuities inherent in various materials
      • a.1.2 Reason for indications
      • a.1.3 Appearance of indications
      • a.1.4 Time for indications to appear
      • 3,1.5 Persistence of indications
      • a.1.6 Effects of temperature and lighting (white to UV)
      • a.1.7 Effects of metal smearing operations (shot peening, machining, etc.)
      • a.1.8 Preferred sequence for penetrant inspection
      • a.1.9 Part preparation (precleaning, stripping, etc.)
    • a.2 Factors affecting indications
      • a.2.1 Pre-cleaning
      • a.2.2 Penetrant used
      • a.2.3 Prior processing
      • a.2.4 Technique used
    • a.3 Indications from cracks
      • a.3.1 Cracks occurring during solidification
      • a.3.2 Cracks occurring during processing
      • a.3.3 Cracks occurring during service
    • a.4 Indications from porosity
    • a.5 Indications from specific material forms
      • a.5.1 Forgings
      • a.5.2 Castings
      • a.5.3 Plate
      • a.5.4 Welds
      • a.5.5 Extrusions
    • a.6 Evaluation of indications
      • a.6.1 True indications
      • a.6.2 False indications
      • a.6.3 Relevant indications
      • a.6.4 Non relevant indications
      • a.6.5 Process Control
      • i. Controlling process variables
      • ii. Testing and maintenance materials
    • a.7 Inspection Procedures and Standards
      • a.7.1 Inspection procedures (minimum requirements)
      • a.7.2 Standards/codes
      • a.7.3 Applicable methods/processes
      • a.7.4 Acceptance criteria
    • Basic Methods of Instruction