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NDT.net Issue - 2018-05 - NEWS

TWI Canada Offers CSWIP Certification Using Zetec® TOPAZ® Phased Array UT Platform


TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute)176, Great Abington, Cambridge [United Kingdom]
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Issue: 2018-05
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (April 10, 2018)—TWI Canada has long been at the forefront of training and certification in the non-destructive testing (NDT) industry. With demand for skilled NDT technicians on the rise, both in the country’s oil and gas industry and for supporting CANDU nuclear reactor refurbishments, the organization is now using the Zetec TOPAZ phased array UT platform and UltraVision® 3 software in its CSWIP certification training program.

CSWIP is an internationally recognized standard of competence for people engaged in welding, materials integrity, and inspections. By incorporating Zetec technology into its program, TWI Canada has opened the door to anyone in Canada to get CSWIP certification training on the industry’s most advanced phased array UT platform.

“As a training and certification organization, we want to provide technicians with the same advanced NDT tools and technologies they’ll use in the field,” said Reza Arjmand, Country Manager at TWI Canada. “Zetec’s TOPAZ phased array UT technology is helping us prepare NDT technicians in Canada to be productive and qualified from day one.”

Zetec TOPAZ with UltraVision is a fully integrated multichannel portable phased array system for UT and TOFD applications. With best-in-class data throughput, analysis, and reporting capabilities, it can tackle any inspection with speed and efficiency, and is ideal for oil and gas, power generation, manufacturing, and other industrial NDT applications. Furthermore, TOPAZ is future-proof—upgrades are completed through a software update, delivering long-term value.

“Both TWI Canada and Zetec are leaders in promoting NDT techniques and technologies that increase productivity, improve accuracy, and reduce costs,” said Fred Laprise, General Manager of Zetec Canada. “It’s exciting to know that the next generation of CSWIP-certified technicians are being trained using Zetec technology as an industry standard.”

About TWI Canada
TWI Training & Consultancy Ltd. Canada offers an extensive range of training courses leading to internationally recognized qualifications for industrial engineers and technicians. With courses in Calgary, where the company is based, as well as Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Quebec, and Fort McMurray, TWI Canada provides a range of training programs for the oil and gas, power, engineering and manufacturing, construction, chemical, and petrochemical industries. twicanada.ca

About Zetec
Zetec is a global leader in nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions for the critical inspection needs of industries the world counts on every day, including power generation, oil and gas, aerospace, railway, maritime, automotive, military, heavy industry, and manufacturing. We serve as a single source for high-performance solutions in both eddy current and ultrasonic technologies. For 50 years, we have advanced NDT standards and science, providing new insight and control through inspection solutions that protect our customers’ most important assets and ensure the quality of their products. By integrating design and engineering with our own manufacturing, Zetec delivers solutions that optimize productivity, safety, and total cost of ownership.

Zetec is a subsidiary of Roper Technologies Inc., with global engineering and manufacturing centers in Quebec City and at our corporate headquarters in Snoqualmie, Washington. Zetec support spans the globe, with Centers of Excellence in Houston, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai, and Tokyo. For more information about Zetec, visit zetec.com, follow Zetec on LinkedIn, Facebook and @ZetecNDT on Twitter.

TWI Ltd (The Welding Institute)

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