Liquid Penetrant Testing Level I/II

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Course length

16 Hours



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Liquid Penetrant Testing Level I/II

Advanced NDT & Consulting


About the course

Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) is a widely applied and low-cost inspection method used to check surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials (metals, plastics, or ceramics).
During the classroom training students will learn the requirements to become Qualified & Certified to successfully perform Liquid Penetrant Testing. The curriculum covers all aspects of penetrant testing such as, penetrant applications & theory, capillary action, dwell times, penetrant quality control, removal of penetrant, and fluorescent & visible applications, and more.
Liquid Penetrant Testing Level I & II (PT) classroom training is designed for those students that wish to enter the NDT Industry as a PT Technician. This class meets the classroom training requirements in accordance with SNT-TC-1A, & CP-189 and covers the body of knowledge outlined in CP-105.

Penetrant Testing Level I & II Classroom Training Outline
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Liquid Penetrant Processing
3.0 Various PT Methods
4.0 PT Equipment
5.0 PT Overview and Review
6.0 Selection of the Appropriate Penetrant Testing Method
7.0 Inspection and Evaluation of Indications
8.0 Inspection Procedures and Standards
9.0 Basic Methods of Instruction