Magnetic Particle Inspection
Based on the syllabi issued by the American Society
for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) and the General and Aerospace
requirements of PCN, the course provides a basic foundation for
technicians, inspectors, and engineers called upon to witness, supervise
or conduct Magnetic Particle Inspection procedures.
The course satisfies the formal training element
of the Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A issued by ASNT, and the requirements
of PCN/GEN/ and hence can lead to both Level I and Level II PCN,
SNT-TC-1A, BS EN 4179 or NAS-410 Accreditation.
Standards, such as BS 9934, BS.M35, and ASTM E1444
are introduced on this course. These can be complimented by specific
OEM procedural requirements if requested.
Practical aspects are emphasised by ensuring that
all theoretical training is complemented with the opportunity to
apply a variety of techniques and methods under the guidance of
qualified instructors, including exposure to a fully operational
Magnetic Bench Unit comprising AC and DC, current flow, flux flow
and coil operation. The unit also has “Swinging Field”
operation as well as “Mag Link” computer control. The
system is Nadcap, UKAS and CAA approved.
The aim of the course is to ensure that candidates
obtain a complete theoretical and practical understanding of all
types of Magnetic Particle Inspection processing.
Students are assessed for comprehension and progress
during the course, via a structured series of both theoretical and
practical phase assessments, which facilitate counselling and assistance
where required. On request a formal end of course examination can
The content of the course includes:-
The objectives of Magnetic Particle Inspection
Types of Magnetic Field and applications, Electrically Induced Magnetism
(AC, DC & HWAC)
Types of Media and Equipment, Types of Discontinuities and their
(A full Syllabus can be supplied on request).
Lunch, refreshments and a full set of course notes will be provided
during the course.