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andrew.cunningham
NDT Inspector
Canada, Joined Jun 2008, 238

andrew.cunningham

NDT Inspector
Canada,
Joined Jun 2008
238
17:42 Jul-23-2015
visual inspection

A question for debate please. Who is the best qualified to look for service induced cracks. A welding inspector who is classed as having a visual ticket or an NDT inspector that some say is not visually qualified?

    
 
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amir
amir
11:32 Jul-24-2015
Re: visual inspection
In Reply to andrew.cunningham at 17:42 Jul-23-2015 (Opening).

NDT INSPECTOR CERTEFIED PT IS THE BEST QUALIFIED FOR ME TO DETECT CRACK

    
 
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Navin Rajendiran
Engineering, Area Inspector-Asset Integrity.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Canada, Joined Mar 2013, 14

Navin Rajendiran

Engineering, Area Inspector-Asset Integrity.
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.,
Canada,
Joined Mar 2013
14
20:37 Jul-24-2015
Re: visual inspection
In Reply to andrew.cunningham at 17:42 Jul-23-2015 (Opening).

Hi Andrew

The best way to identify service induced cracks which is expected to arise from the surface of the specimen which is under inspection is ACFM/MT/PT these techniques has to choose depends on the material grade. When it comes to visual inspection it purely depends on the experience of particular person.

    
 
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Tim
Tim
21:40 Jul-24-2015
Re: visual inspection
In Reply to andrew.cunningham at 17:42 Jul-23-2015 (Opening).

Not sure what you're after.

Service induced cracks in what? Weld?

What differentiates a "welding" inspector from an "NDT" inspector?

My thought is everyone is a visual inspector. Maybe not trained, qualified or certified.

    
 
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Rick
NDT Inspector, API-510 Inspector / NDT Technician
Contractor, Australia, Joined May 2012, 18

Rick

NDT Inspector, API-510 Inspector / NDT Technician
Contractor,
Australia,
Joined May 2012
18
09:42 Jul-28-2015
Re: visual inspection
In Reply to andrew.cunningham at 17:42 Jul-23-2015 (Opening).

The guy who actually sees the crack?

    
 
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apfixer
apfixer
16:01 Jul-28-2015
Re: visual inspection
In Reply to andrew.cunningham at 17:42 Jul-23-2015 (Opening).

The best qualified individual to look for a service induced "linear indication" is the person who is currently "qualified" and "certified" with a current medical examination who meets the written customer, local applicable governmental requirements, and employers documented practices.

    
 
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