NDT Services – Engineering Industry

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NDT services for engineering industry

1. Ultrasonic Testing (U.T.M.)

  • Ultrasonic Wall Thickness Testing on pipes, vessels & various plant equipment. On-Line /
    In-Service inspection
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME V SE-797.2

2. Wet Magnetic Particle Flaw Detection Testing (M.P.I.)

wet magnetic flaw detection testing

  • High Sensitivity Crack Detection Testing on ferro-magnetic components.
  • AC & DC Portable Yokes.
  • Fluorescent (UV – black light)
  • Colour Contrast Inks for low & high temperature conditions.
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME V- Article 7, BS EN ISO 9934-1,
    BS EN ISO 17638, BS ISO 4986 & BS EN 10228-1

3. Penetrant Testing (P.T.)

penetrant testing

  • Effective Surface Opening Flaw Detection Test on ferrous & non-ferrous components.
  • Red Visible Solvent Removable Dye Penetrant
  • Red Visible Water Washable Dye Penetrant
  • Fluorescent Solvent Removable Dye Penetrant
  • Fluorescent Water Washable Dye Penetrant
  • Sulphur & Halogen Free Developers
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME V Article 6, ISO 3452-1, BS EN 1371-1,
    BS EN 10228-2 & BS EN ISO 23277

4. Radiographic Testing (R.T.)

radiographic testing

  • Gamma Rays
  • X-Rays
  • Independent Radiographic Film Evaluation Services
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME V Article 2, ASME VIII, API 1104, AWS D1.1

5. Ultrasonic Flaw Detection Testing (U.T.)

  • Ultrasonic Flaw Detection Testing on forgings, castings, plate, billets and welds
  • U.T. Examination using high-end digital portable flaw detectors
  • Experienced Competent Level II Technicians
  • A-Scan Print Outs for permanent record of test results
  • Stored (“saved”) Individual Calibration Settings for effective future Condition Monitoring
  • Accurate Reproducibility of Consecutive Tests (before & after weld repairs, heat treatment etc.)
  • Ultrasonic Condition Monitoring (“Fingerprinting”) of Shafts during periodic in-service inspections
  • Ultrasonic Bond Testing (white metal bearings, fusion of dissimilar metals)
  • Ultrasonic Friction Testing of bearings and other moving parts of rotating machinery
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME V Article 4, ASME V Article 5, ASME VIII Division 1 Appendix 12, ASME
    V Article 23 SA-388 / SA-435 / SA-578 / SA-609 / SA-745, ISO 4386-1 & BS EN ISO 17640

6. Eddy-Current Testing (E.T.)

  • To accurately determine the condition of small bore tubes by way of internal bore area.
  • Heat Exchanger Tubing (Ferromagnetic and Non-Ferromagnetic)
  • Boiler Tubes
  • Condenser Tubes
  • Testing carried out in accordance with ASME Section V Article 8

7. Leak Testing (L.T.)

  • Leak Detection Testing using ultrasonic transmitters & receivers

8. Material Hardness Testing

  • On-site and In-situ Hardness Testing on most material types.
  • State of the art Portable Hardness Testing Equipment utilizing latest cutting edge technology.
  • Rebound Method with integrated impact device D.
  • Digital Display Units.
  • Measured Hardness Values include HV, HB, HRB, HRC, HS and HL.
  • Instantly Calculated Equivalent Tensile Strength Values in N/mm².
  • On-site Hardness Testing can be carried out on 9 different material groups as follows:
  • Low-Alloy / Unalloyed Steel and Cast Steel
  • Tool Steel
  • Corrosion-Resistant Steel / Stainless Steel
  • Grey Cast Iron
  • Nodular Graphite Cast Iron
  • Aluminium Cast Alloys
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Wrought Copper Alloys

Conversion Options are DIN 50150 and ASTM E 140 Specifications.


9. Digital Photography

  • Digital Photography of test items, components and welding is carried out to supplement inspection reports.

10. Visual Inspection (V.I.)

  • This essential type of examination is an integral important component of inspection.
  • We combine V.I. with all N.D.T. test methods.
  • Conducted in accordance with ASME Section V Article 9.
  • Various methods of V.I. include :-
  • Direct Visual Examination
  • Remote Visual Examination
  • Translucent Visual Examination
  • Macro Examination (using x 10 magnifying glass)

11. Destructive Testing Services

  • Laboratory Facilities available for all types of mechanical testing.
  • Tensile Testing, Bend Testing, Impact Testing, Fracture Testing, Proof Testing, Fatigue Testing.
  • Nick-Break Testing and Shear Testing.

12. Chemical Analysis Testing

  • Laboratory Facilities available for chemical composition testing
  • Metallographic Testing
  • Metallurgical Consultancy Services

13. Rope Access Services

  • Ultrasonic Thickness Measurements (U.T.M. – Gaugings)
  • Visual Inspection
  • Photographic and CCTV Surveys
  • Non-Destructive Testing (M.P.I. & Dye-Penetrant etc.)
  • Washing & General Cleaning
  • High Pressure Water Blasting
  • Grit Blasting
  • Maintenance & Repairs to Protective Coatings
  • General Painting & Refurbishment
  • Minor Welding Repairs using qualified Coded Welders