Penetrant Testing

NDT course on Penetrant Testing

Computer Based Training Course on "LIQUID PENETRANT TESTING"
CONTENTS
 

 
PT cover Index

 
1. METALLURGY OF STEEL
PT - Production of carbon steels

1.1 Steel
  • Introduction
  • Components
  • Solidification
  • Iron-carbon diagram

1.2 Heat treatments
  • Introduction
  • Annealing
  • Normalisation

1.3 Production of carbon steels
  • Manufacturing process
  • Classification of products

1.4 Study of defects
  • Discontinuities in steel
  • Discontinuities in forged pieces
  • Discontinuities in castings
  • Discontinuities in rolled plates
  • Discontinuities in pipes
  • Discontinuities in welded joints

1.5 Self-evaluation Test

 
2. BASE THEORY
PT - Penetrants and developers

2.1 Penetrants and developers
  • Examination principle
  • Chemical characteristics
  • Physical properties
  • Other properties
  • Examination sensitivity
  • The developer
  • Classification of developers
  • Synthesis of the characteristics

2.2 Light sources
  • Classification
  • Black light lamp

 

2.3 Self-evaluation Test

 
3. EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
PT - Procedure qualification

3.1 Preliminary activities
  • Test piece inspection
  • Selection of method and type of liquid

3.2 Examination operations
  • Introduction
  • Surface cleaning
  • Penetrant application
  • Dwell time
  • Penetrant removal
  • Developer application
  • Evaluation of the indications
  • Synthesis of operations

3.3 Tests
  • Leakage test
  • Procedure qualification

3.4 Self-evaluation Test