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NDT.net Issue - 2012-08 - NEWS
NDT.net Issue: 2012-08
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)

Webinar to Address Benefits of Phased Array Ultrasonic Technologies

TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions10, Boxborough, MA, USA

Advantages of Non-Destructive Testing Method Highlighted for Bridge Inspections

Boxborough, Mass. — July 16, 2012 — TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions (TRIS) will hold a free webinar to discuss the benefits of non-destructive inspections using the Phased Array Ultrasonic Technologies (PAUT) method and its various industry applications. The webinar will specifically highlight the PAUT advantages for testing of bridge pins, inspection of butt welds, t-joint inspections of bridges and inspection of t-joints.

An advanced testing method, PAUT employs an ultrasonic technique to determine component quality and detect failures. Some of the benefits include the following:

  • Simplified inspection of components with complex geometry,
  • Inspection of many different materials,
  • Inspections of high-temperature environments,
  • Speedy inspection as compared to conventional ultrasonic testing,
  • High probability of problem detection due to testing from multiple angles with a single probe,
  • Data presentation in an understandable graphic format.

The presenter is Michael Forbes, national sales manager for TRIS. He has 18 years of experience in non-destructive inspection services and five years of experience in laboratory testing services. TRIS offers destructive and non-destructive testing methods, quality control, quality assurance functions, and physical testing. The company tests, approves, and certifies materials and products in accordance with both domestic and international requirements and codes.

The webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 22, at 2 p.m. EST. To register, please visit http://education.tuv.com/phased-array-ultrasonic-testing?&t=32480#quickpreview, call 1-888-743-4652 or email info@us.tuv.com. For more information about TÜV Rheinland, visit www.tuv.com/us.

About TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions
TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions, Inc. is a full-service inspection, testing and certification company providing both field and laboratory inspection services, including all NDT methods, QC/QA functions, and material testing. A subsidiary of TUV Rheinland North America, TÜV Rheinland Industrial Solutions, Inc. laboratory and field services are ISO 17025 accredited, and its mechanical laboratory services are both Nadcap and ISO accredited. For more information, visit www.tuvris.com.

About TÜV Rheinland
Founded in 1872, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent testing, inspection, and certification services, ensuring quality and safety for people, the environment and technology in nearly all aspects of life. The company maintains a presence in 500 locations spanning 61 countries, employs 16,000 people and has an annual revenue of $1.9 billion (€1.4 billion). TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for a wide variety of companies through its worldwide network of approved labs, testing facilities and education centers. Since 2006, the company has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption. For more information, visit www.tuv.com/us.

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