NDTnet - March 2003,
Metals Testing Company's FPI now
Pratt & Whitney approved for
Fracture Critical Parts
Metals Testing Company (MTC) is now Pratt & Whitney approved to provide Fluorescent Penetrant Inspections (FPI) for Fracture Critical Parts. The FCPS-1 certification is based upon Probability of Detection (POD) testing that was performed at MTC in February 2003. As a result of that POD, MTC is now fully certified to process/inspect parts that are designated FPM Code 7 and FCPS-1.
MTC, located in South Windsor, CT (USA) provides NDT laboratory inspection services to various markets ranging from aerospace to automotive industries. Their in-house capabilities include immersion and contact ultrasonics (UT), chemical etch and etch anodizing, fluorescent penetrant inspection (FPI), and magnetic particle inspection (MPI). With regard to aircraft engine manufacturers, MTC is one of the few approved independent laboratories in the world for providing Blue Etch Anodize (BEA) inspections.
For further information please contact:
Metals Testing Company
South Windsor, CT USA