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

Ultrasonic Testing – Level II Training Class in Saudi Arabia
Prerequisite for this Class is Level I Ultrasonics

SCOPE

This course introduces the basic principles of ultrasonics and prepares the candidate for Angle Beam Inspections.

This course prepares a candidate to
• Perform Specific Calibrations
• Specific NDT
• Interpretation of Codes
• Evaluations for Accept or Reject Determinations according to written Instructions
• Record Results

TRAINING
Training Material is presented in Module that are followed by Quizzes

CERTIFICATION MODULE (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 1: MANUFACTURING DISCONTINUITIES (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 2: WAVE MODES (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 3: ACOUSTIC IMPEDANCE (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 4: REFRACTION AND REFLECTION (Covered in Level I and II)
• Reflection and Refraction
• Snell’s Law
• Mode Conversion
• First and Second Critical Angle
• Creeping Waves
• Problems on Mode Conversion

MODULE 5: PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCER (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 6: PULSER RECEIVER
• Calibration of Ultrasonic Equipment - Time and Amplitude Linearity
• All other Topics Covered in Level I Training

MODULE 7: ATTENUATION (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 8: THICKNESS MEASUREMENT (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 9: IMMERSION TESTING (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 10: FLAW DETECTION - 0 DEGREE (Covered in Level I Training)

MODULE 11: CALIBRATION BLOCKS
• IIW Block Type I
• IIW Block Type II
• Miniature Angle Beam / Rompass Block
• DSC Block
• AWS Resolution Block
• Step Wedge
• Area- Amplitude Block
• Distance- Amplitude Block

MODULE 12: ANGLE BEAM INSPECTION
• Selection of Screen Range
• Measurement of Beam Exit Point
• Measurement of Actual Refracted Angle
• Calibration using IIW, Rompass and DSC Block
• Sensitivity and Resolution
• Reference Amplitude
• Distance Amplitude Correction Curve
• Distance Gain Size
• Discontinuity Length Sizing using 6 dB and 20 dB drop method
• Discontinuity Evaluation
• Angle Selection
• Surface Distance, Skip Distance, Depth, Full V Path
• Plotting of Discontinuities like Crack, Lack of Fusion, Lack of Penetration, Slag, Porosity in welds
• Worksheet: Plotting of discontinuities for butt welds

MODULE 13: WRITING AN ULTRASONIC PROCEDURE
• ASME Section V
• Essential Variables
• Non Essential Variables

MODULE 14: CODES AND STANDARDS
• ASME Section V, Article 4, 2004 Edition
• ASME Section VIII
Additional Codes Standards as per student’s requirements (please discuss this at the time of registration)

INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
Time of Flight Diffraction
Phased Arrays

PRACTICALS
Shear Wave Testing on API Pipe Samples with Weld defects – ID Cracks, OD Cracks, Slag, Porosity, Lack of Fusion, and Lack of Penetration

EXAMINATIONS
General
Specific
Practical

Candidates must score a minimum of 70 % in each test and a minimum of 80% average for all the three tests.

The duration of this course is for 5 days and it is conducted by NDT experts from TCR Arabia. Students will be given a UT Level II 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.