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Creed
NDT Inspector,
Vietnam, Joined Jul 2009, 37

Creed

NDT Inspector,
Vietnam,
Joined Jul 2009
37
10:47 Mar-09-2010
Certificate for Phased Array / TOFD / MFL

Dear,
I would like to use Phased Array / TOFD / MLF inspection. So that what kind of certificate i need to have to carry out the inspection for each method? Please advise me.

 
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André Ribeiro
André Ribeiro
19:20 Mar-09-2010
Re: Certificate for Phased Array / TOFD / MFL
In Reply to Creed at 10:47 Mar-09-2010 (Opening).

I do believe that PCN certification, that is carried on UK is the most widely accepted.


After I finalize my level 2 certification on ABENDI, this will be my next move.

Good luck.

 
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Ed Ginzel
R & D, -
Materials Research Institute, Canada, Joined Nov 1998, 1307

Ed Ginzel

R & D, -
Materials Research Institute,
Canada,
Joined Nov 1998
1307
22:49 Mar-09-2010
Re: Certificate for Phased Array / TOFD / MFL
In Reply to André Ribeiro at 19:20 Mar-09-2010 .

Creed...the certification "required" is usually dictated by the client or regulating body used for the work. At the moment no ASNT TC-1A descriptions are available for these.
CSWIP has a full certification programme for TOFD and phased-array inspections of welds. It also has a certification for MFL in some applications.
See http://www.cswip.com/pdfs/cswip_dS_16_06_1st_edition.pdf
and
http://www.cswip.com/categories/non_destructive_testing.jsp

 
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Jan Verkooijen
Director,
Sonovation, Netherlands, Joined Nov 1998, 29

Jan Verkooijen

Director,
Sonovation,
Netherlands,
Joined Nov 1998
29
11:22 Mar-12-2010
Re: Certificate for Phased Array / TOFD / MFL
In Reply to Creed at 10:47 Mar-09-2010 (Opening).

We do a full Advanced UT Training for TOFD and PA, under ASNT and EN 473 (SKO and PCN approved). You can find our training course schedule on our website under training, downloads.

Our TOFD training course calender:
http://www.sonovation.com/webinabox/wiab337.nsf/62144C6B87BDAE55C125767E002AA54D/$file/TOFD%20training%20course%20calender%202010%20rev1.pdf
Our PA training course calender:
http://www.sonovation.com/webinabox/wiab337.nsf/7EAA34CA69D2B978C1257666003AC271/$file/Phased%20Array%20training%20course%20calender%202010%20rev0.pdf

Good luck!

Jan Verkooijen

 
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Jon Wallis
NDT Inspector, -
Netherlands, Joined Feb 2010, 626

Jon Wallis

NDT Inspector, -
Netherlands,
Joined Feb 2010
626
13:01 Mar-12-2010
Re: Certificate for Phased Array / TOFD / MFL
In Reply to Creed at 10:47 Mar-09-2010 (Opening).

Creed,
Ed is correct, the required certification is something that would be demanded by your client or Notified Body or maybe even your companies own Written Practise.

Having said that, there are certain basic principles involved here that would definately apply in Europe and North America and probably also in your part of the world.You cannot apply inspection methods such as Phased Array and ToFD without first having been trained in ultrasonics to an acceptable level in the basic principles and having gained experience in using ultrasonics in the field. Once you have been adequately trained and have obtained the necessary experience, then you can progress to up-market inspection methods. A quick check of 2 well known training institutes in the UK showed - as I believe it should be - that candidates for their ToFD courses have to already be qualified to level 2 in UT, I'm sure that this would also be the case at Sonovation.

 
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