TCR Arabia - NDT and Material Testing Services in Saudi Arabia
NDT and Material Testing per ASTM API and NACE in Saudi Arabia

Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists Training Class in Saudi Arabia
This course will cover the following topics:

1. Introduction to Metals: - Scope and Applications, Important metals used.

2. Structure of Metals: - Crystal structure, thermal curve for solidification , simple binary diagrams, allotropic modifications of iron, iron carbon diagram, Various phases of iron, corresponding microstructures.

3. Steels: - Effect of alloying elements on the properties of iron, major types of steels, Stainless steels.

4. Heat Treatment of Metals: - TTT and CCT diagrams, Hardenability, different heat treatments for steel, procedures, equipments, quechants, Introduction to case and surface hardening.

5. Non-Ferrous Metals: - industrial applications, major groups, heat treating procedures.

6. Casting Methods and Cast Irons: - Sand casting, die casting, centrifugal casting, investment casting, processing of castings.

7. Types of cast irons, microsturctural features and salient charactertics.

8. Metal Forming: - Cold and Hot working, Forging, rolling, extrusion and swaging at high temperature. Cold rolling, wire drawing, cutting piercing etc.

9. Joining: - Basic of welding, sources of energy, methods of shielding, types of welding methods, SMAW, GTAW, GMAW , SAW. Methods of cutting.

10. Performance during Service: - Failure of metals during service, Failure modes, Failure due to Fatigue, Wear and high temp, Definition of corrosion, different types, methods of prevention.

11. Mechanical Testing & NDT: - Description of testing methods, NDT methods.

Detailed Three day program will be as follows:


9.00 to 9.15: Welcome and Introduction
9.15 to 10.45: Role of metallurgy in Plant components
10.45 to 12.15: Basics of metallurgy, for ferrous and non ferrous alloys
12.15 to 13.30: Lunch Break
13.30 to 15.00: Basics of heat treatment keeping in view of plant components
15.00 to 15.15: Tea Break
15.15 to 16.45: Damage mechanisms- Fatigue, Creep and Corrosion in plant components
16.45 to 17.45: Applications of first hand metallurgical fundamentals in practical consideration


9.00 to 12.00: Advanced Materials for plant technology and their consideration.
13.00 to 13.45: Lunch Break
13.45 to 14.45: Balading system and turbine blade failures
14.45 to 15.00: Tea Break
15.00 to 16.00: Inspections and Testing Part
16.00 to 17.00: Corrosion fundamentals for plants


9.00 to 11.00: Remaining life assessment – of plant components
11.00 to 13.00: Weld failure and it’s prevention.
13.00 to 13.45: Lunch Break
13.45 to 14.45 Plant components and their quality assurance
14.45 to 15.00: Tea Break
15.00 to 16.00: How to go for indigenization of imported components – to increase self reliance
16.00 to 17.00: Discussion and distributions of certificates

The duration of this course is for 3 days and it is conducted by a Senior Metallurgist. Students will be given a course completion certificate at the end of this course.

All courses, unless specified in advanced with the client will be conducted at TCR Arabia’s training room at its office in Dammam located at:

TCR Arabia Company Limited
P.O. Box-3422
# 3 & 4, next to Al Kifah Construction
besides Al-Kadi Tent Factory
near King Abdulaziz Sea Port
Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(T) +966-3-8475784/8475785
(F) +966-3-8475768
(M) +966-504997683
Attention: Syed Ameen Hassan (M) 00966-504997683

Dates for scheduling of each class will be announced when a minimum of at least 6 students sign up for a given batch.