NDT Services, Training, Consulting and Calibration

Radiographic Examination Method
Level I

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 covers both X and Gamma Radiography with both practical and “Hands-on” sessions. The students will also receive instruction in darkroom procedures and radiographic interpretation. The training covers written instructions used by the employer and interpretation of indications. This course satisfies the training hours needed for Level I certification in accordance with SNT-TC-1A , CP-189 and NAS-410.

Duration: 40 Total Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Personnel Requirements
  2. Basic Theory / Fundamentals / Technical Theory / Method
    1. Personnel Monitoring
    2. Testing Principles, including choice of NDT methods, relevance to different materials and part and test variables
    3. Leak Testing of Sealed Radioactive Sources
    4. Radiation Survey Reports
    5. Radiographic Work
    6. Exposure Devices
    7. Emergency Procedures
    8. State and Federal
    9. Fundamental Properties of Matter
    10. Radioactive Materials and Radiation
    11. Radiography
    12. Product Forms and Materials; Defect Formation and Characterization
    13. Equipment Operation and Standardization / Survey Instruments / Calibration Requirements Materials / Standards
    14. Importance of Process Controls
    15. Acceptance Criteria in use at the facility
    16. Importance of Appropriate Processing Steps and Parameters
    17. Safety
    18. Applicable Techniques and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each
    19. Limitations and Capabilities of Each Method and Technique
    20. Training Hours / Certification
  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 09-87985-257-7
    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. Radiographic 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: High school physics and algebra helpful but not required

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