Advanced Weld Flaw Evaluation

Flawed specimens designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of all known internationally recognized qualification programs, such as ASNT, ACCP, API and BS EN ISO 9712.

Our advanced weld flaw evaluation specimens are available either individually or as sets. All sets can be customized to include the individual specimens of your choice.

Our sets are recommended for:

  • Advanced training and practice prior to
    qualifications in:
    – Flaw detection
    – Flaw sizing
    – Flaw interpretation
  • Realistic size welds
  • Common weld geometries

We have a choice of three materials for our sets:

  • Carbon steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminium

Our sets are suitable for the following methods:

  • Ultrasonic testing
  • Magnetic particle testing
  • Penetrant testing
  • Visual testing
  • Radiographic testing

Details of the different set contents:

Individual specimens

Contain two to four different flaw types and are:

  • Uniquely numbered
  • Supplied with NDE reports
  • Supplied with acceptance/rejection criteria

Secure specimens (for examinations)

Similar to individual specimens, except that:

  • Specimens are supplied in a sealed container
  • Flaw types and distribution are to a specified standard
  • Reports are sealed and kept separate from the specimens
  • Reports are sent under separate cover to the nominated person

Recommended sets

  • Selection of individual specimens, with an average of three flaws per specimen
  • At least one example of each flaw type listed in the flaw table
  • Minimum total weld length of 360cm (144”)

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