NDT Services, Training, Consulting and Calibration

Ultrasonic Examination Method
Level 2

Course Description:
This course is designed to meet the industrial qualification requirements for Ultrasonic Examination. 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 , CP-189 and NAS-410.

Duration: 40 Total Hours

Course Outline:

  1. Personnel Requirements
    1. Testing Principals
    2. Training Hours Certification
  2. Basic Theory / Fundamentals / Technical Theory / Method
    1. Pulse Repetition Rate
    2. Beam Spread
    3. Near Field
    4. Snell’s Law
    5. Angle Beam Distance
  3. Angle Beam Inspection
    1. Procedure Considerations
    2. General
    3. Scanning
    4. Sequence of operation
    5. Probe Application
    6. Calibration / Standardization Blocks
    7. Techniques
  4. Flaw Evaluation
    1. Types of defects
    2. Techniques
  5. Inspection Techniques
    1. Immersion
    2. Through Transmission
    3. Others
  6. Equipment Operation and Standardization / Requirements / Calibration / Transducers / Materials
  7. Applicable Specifications / Codes / Operating Procedures and Work Instructions / Acceptance Criteria in use at the Facility
    1. Product Forms and Matrials, Defect Formation and Characterization
    2. Importance of Process Controls
    3. Standards
    4. Safety
    5. Applicable Techniques and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Each
    6. Testing Principles, including choice of NDT methods, relevance to different materials and part and test variable.
    7. Importance of Appropriate Processing Steps and Parameters
    8. Limitations and Capabilities of Each Method and Technique
  8. Review
  9. Exams
  10. Training References
    1. Nondestructive Testing Handbook, Vol. 7, 3rd Edition, ISBN 1-57117-105-4
    2. Nondestructive Testing, Ultrasonic, ASNT / General Dynamics Series
    3. Annual Book of ASTM Standards Vol. 03.03, Nondestructive Testing, published by ASTM International
    4. Metals Handbook, Nondestructive Inspection and Quality Control, Vol. 17, 9th Edition, published by ASM International
    5. Ultrasonic Flaw Detection for Technicians, J. C. Drury, published by OIS plc
    6. Ultrasonic Testing Classroom Training Handbook, Paul T. Marks, ISBN 1-57117-119-1

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

Prerequisite: Ultrasonic Examination Method Level I.

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