Manufacturing Inspection and NDT
NDT may be applied at any stage of manufacturing or a component’s life cycle. Raw products, including castings, forgings, and extrusions, may be inspected after they are produced; after they’ve received secondary processing, such as machining, welding, heat treating, grinding, plating, or assembly; or after they have been in service. NDT requirements may also be conveyed on a blueprint, and the symbols used for inspection guidance also generally follow a consensus standard
NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) allows manufacturers to examine and ensure the integrity of structures and machine components without compromising those objects. Regular manufacturing inspection and NDT minimizes the amount of downtime for inspection, and also prevents larger issues before they occur.
USINDT employs a number of non-destructive inspection and testing methods that can detect flaws and problems that are not readily apparent in simple visual inspection. Techniques such as radiographic testing, magnetic particle testing, liquid penetrant testing or ultrasonic testing can assist with plant or product maintenance. When properly done, NDT inspection improves quality control, makes the workplace safer and keeps things running as they should, saving time and money.
Our methods can provide real-time data about the condition of equipment so that you can make informed and quick decisions to minimize the impact on your business. Manufacturing inspection and NDT is a critical component to maintain compliance with safety guidelines and regulations.
We provide non-invasive detection of a variety of potential issues and irregularities, including: