What Is Magnetic Particle Inspection?

21 Dec 2016

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Simply put, magnetic particle inspection is a non-destructive test method that offers detection of surface, linear and near surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic test materials. Ferromagnetic material refers to material that can be magnetised. A linear indication is any indication that has a length dimension at least three times greater than its width.

 

There are many advantages to magnetic particle inspection, including the fact that it is a quick and simple method in principle as well as application. It is exceptionally sensitive to the detection of surface and slightly sub-surface linear indications, and indications also appear on the actual test part.

 

The test method process may often work through contaminant layers and coating thickness, and the method lends itself to high volume production and automation inspection. Another benefit of this type of inspection is the fact that it is far less expensive than other more sophisticated means of quality assurance.

 

Why Trust UltraScan for All Your Magnetic Particle Inspection Needs?

 

We are one of the leading quality surveillance service providers in South Africa, and provide quality third party quality assurance welding inspection and NDT testing services. Our company has been providing expert services since 1982, and we continue to work hard to lead our industry in excellence.

 

To date, all quality assurance inspections and non-destructive testing services have been conducted in accordance with numerous internationally recognised testing procedures and specification codes, in order to ensure that we far exceed all expectations placed on us. It is only one of the many reasons why we remain at the top of our industry.

 

The team behind UltraScan draws on our extensive experience and technical know-how, as well as creativity and professionalism to provide unmatched quality QA/QC inspection and non-destructive testing services. Our vision has always been to become one of the world’s leading providers of QA/QC consultancy, and we are well on our way to achieving this. If you would like to learn more about us, and find out how we can help you meet all your magnetic particle inspection needs, contact us today.