Small, lightweight specimens containing typical flaws found in cast and forged components. Designed for practical training, each unique specimen contains 1 – 3 flaws appropriate to the NDE discipline selected.

Recommended for:

  • Training and practice prior to qualifications in basic flaw detection, sizing and interpretation
  • Understanding representative geometries
  • Gaining an awareness of reporting difficulties

Each specimen is individually numbered and supplied with:

  • Drawing / NDE Report(s) showing overall size, flaw type/size/location
  • Testing and acceptance criteria
  • Certificate of conformance






Product Dimension 

100mm (4”) diameter x 76mm (3”) diameter x 152mm (6”) long 
152mm (6”) diameter x diameter 50mm (2”) x 55mm (2 ¼”) long 
50mm (2”) diameter x 40mm (1 ½”) diameter x 100mm (4”) long 
76mm (3”) diameter x 50mm (2”) diameter x 152mm (6”) long 


7.07 kg / 15.6 lbs 
4.5 kg / 10 lbs 
1.17kg / 2.6 lbs 
3.7 kg / 8.3 lbs 


Casting, Forging 


Liquid penetrant testing, Magnetic particle testing, Ultrasonic testing, Visual testing 

Custom specimen designs, material types and flaw locations are available, please contact us for more details.