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At the end of this seminar students will be able to:

  1. Understanding terminology of ultrasonic testing.
  2. Apply industry best practices of ultrasonic testing within their predictive maintenance program.
  3. Interpret data correctly from ultrasonic testing to increase equipment reliability.
  4. Apply effective techniques for operation and use of ultrasonic testers.



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.8 CEU

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  • Why You should take this seminar

    This training will help your workforce evaluate machines and detect flaws that cannot be seen by the human eye. This helps improve predictive maintenance programs and reduce downtime through flaw detection. Ultrasonic testing can be included as an addition to improve any existing maintenance program.

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  • Who Should Take This Seminar

    Individuals who will benefit from attending this seminar include:

    • Mechanics
    • Maintenance Technicians
    • Energy management personnel
    • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
    • Building engineers
    • Building managers & superintendents
    • Plant & facility managers
    • Stationary engineers
    • Owners & managers
  • What You'll Learn

    This training is created to teach maintenance personnel how to operate ultrasonic testing equipment to enable a preventative/planned maintenance approach to system maintenance. Participants of this training will understand how to conduct flaw detection and thickness gauge of machinery material tests in order to maintain a safe and productive work environment.

  • Seminar Description

    Introduction to Ultrasonic Testing

    • Definitions of Ultrasonics
    • History of Ultra
    • Basic Math review
    • Levels of qualification
    • Certification


    Basic Principles of Acoustics

    • Sound waves
    • Wave modes
    • Sound energy
    • Velocity, frequency and wavelength



    • Dakota Ultrasonic Tester
    • Control functions
    • Features
    • Calibration


    Transducer Operations and theory

    • Type of transducers
    • Sensitivity, resolution and damping
    • Couplants


    Basic Ultrasonic Testing Methods

    • Contact testing
    • Immersion testing
    • Air coupled ultrasonic application


    Principles of Ultrasonics

    • Review of ultrasonic testing techniques
    • Five basic elements of ultrasonic testing


    Equipment Calibration

    • Performance checks
    • Instrumentation
    • Straight beam / Angle beam calibration


    Evaluation of Base Material Product Forms

    • Material type
    • Material form
    • Welds


    Ultrasonic Testing Application

    • Flat surface testing
    • Curved surface testing
    • Irregular surface testing


    Transducer Characteristics

    • Transducer characterization
    • Recording of transducer beam profiles
    • Analysis of transducer data


    Evaluation Standards

    • Typical approaches and standards
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    Seminar Pricing

    1-Day Hands-On $ 599 / Participants

    This seminar is intended to be paired with other programs within predictive maintenance or as a standalone. As such, training time depends on seminar length as determined by your outcome goals. Please call (800) 922-2820 or CONTACT NTT TRAINING to discuss pricing and your unique training needs.

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