Ultrasonic testing with Time Of Flight Diffraction is a new specific technique. This technique is very often used for pipelines testing, weld testing and pressure vessels testing for detection of imperfections with improper orientation for conventional UT. Method is suitable for detection of defects in welds. Especially, because its high velocity of inspection is suitable for automatic scanning of long welds like pipe welds

What you will learn

Training is focused on basic TOFD knowledge and practical knowledge like probe selection, arrangement of testing and mainly evaluation of indication. 

Participant will get practical information about used techniques, difficulties, which can occur during testing and equipment which can/must be used for inspection. Trey will gain knowledge about instrument setting and about testing arrangement (like scan arrangement, multiple zone scanning and probe selection). Greatest emphasis is placed on signal evaluation, data collection and reporting of findings.

Level II training highlights

  • UT fundamental of TOFD, SAFT and diffraction process
  • TOFD instruments and their set-up
  • TOFD probes and scanners
  • Calibration and checks with specific blocks
  • Scan types use for TOFD and gray scale imagine
  • Software for data collection, analysis, and evaluation
  • Typical application and references codes and standards
  • Health Safety and Environment

About Certification

The examination and certification process is directly related to qualification system. In case when the training is performed in accordance with EN 473 / ISO 9712 the certificate can be issued by independent European certification body ATG CERT.

ATG offers complex services in NDT = nondestructive testing and qualification training in every standard method of testing: PT, MT, UT, ET, RT, VT, LT. there do qualification special techniques as therell like AWS Radiogragh Interpreter, CR, DR, TOFD, Phased Array or trainings for inspectors and auditors: Auditors/Inspectors, API Q1 Internal auditor, API 510, API 570, 653 or IWI-S/CWI. their products and services are respected worldwide, approved by many national or international bodies.

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