NDT.net February 2007, Vol. 12 No.2

Metals Testing Company Receives Turbomeca Etch Approval

Metals Testing Company (MTC) has added another special process approval to its growing list of aerospace Primes. The Prime involved in this case is Turbomeca, and the approval being for etching and examination of a nickel based alloy. Specifically, MTC has received Turbomeca’s approval to perform macro-etching and macrographic examination on rotating parts made of Inconel 718.

This most recent approval adds to previous Turbomeca MTC approvals including FPI and macro-etching on Udimet 500 parts. 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, Eddy Current (EC), 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. MTC also has a broad range of UT C-Scan inspection capabilities. For further information please contact:

Randy Plis
Metals Testing Company

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