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Radiographic Examination Method
Level II

Course Description:
This course is designed to meet the industrial qualification requirements for Radiographic Examination. This examination is used to locate internal flaws or defects. The course builds on the Level I syllabus and emphasizes greater depth of study. The training covers written instructions used by the employer and interpretation of indications. The course satisfies the training hours needed for Level II certification in accordance with SNT-TC-1A, CP189, and NAS410.

Duration: 40 Total Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Personnel Requirements
  2. Basic Theory / Fundamentals / Technical Theory / Method
    1. Review of Basic Radiographic Principles
    2. Darkroom Facilities, Techniques, and Processing
    3. Indications, Discontinuities, and Defects
    4. Manufacturing Processes and Associated Discontinuities
    5. Radiological Safety Principles Review
    6. Radiographic Viewing
    7. Application Techniques
    8. Evaluation of Castings
    9. Evaluation of Weldments
    10. Standards, Codes, and Procedures for Radiography
    11. Testing Principles, including choice of NDT methods, relevance to different materials and part and test variables
    12. Product Forms and Materials; Defect Formation and Characterization
    13. Equipment Operation and Standardization
    14. Importance of Process Controls
    15. Importance of Appropriate Processing Steps and Parameters
    16. Safety
    17. Applicable Techniques and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each
    18. Limitations and Capabilities of Each Method and Technique
  3. Applicable Specifications / Codes / Operating Procedures and Work Instructions
  4. Training References
    1. Radiography in Modern Industry, 4th Edition, published by Eastman Kodak Co., ISBN 0-87985-257-7
    2. Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Vol. 4, 3rd Edition, ISBN 1-57117-046-6
    3. Annual Book of ASTM Standards;Vol. 03.03, Nondestructive Testing, published by ASTM International
    4. Radiography Testing Classroom Training Handbook,Jean Staton, ISBN 1-57117-120-7

Registration: Class size is limited. This allows for maximum utilization of course time, hands on instruction, and equipment. Enroll Now

Prerequisite: Radiographic Examination Method – Level I.

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