magnetic particle inspection


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magnetic particle inspection

n
(General Engineering) engineering a method of testing for cracks and other defects in a magnetic material, such as steel, by covering it with a magnetic powder and magnetizing it: any variation in the concentration of the powder indicates a flaw in the material
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He brings with him an excellent working knowledge of the dye penetrant, magnetic particle inspection and ultrasonic fields.
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) is also used to identify surface defects that can be caused by lamination or spalling during pipe manufacture.
A decomposition of the psychological factors underlying close visual and magnetic particle inspection under water suggests that the following four processes may be involved:
The company can process parts at its Sheffield premises in no more than three days before shipping them directly for NDT procedures-including fluorescent dispersement and magnetic particle inspection - ahead of repainting.
Saudi Aramco PetroRabigh: Provision of radiographic testing services, ultrasonic testing services, magnetic particle inspection services, vacuum box testing services, preheating services, and post weld heat treatment services, hot services insulation and cladding for pipes and equipment.
These products are used for nondestructive testing practices such as visual inspection, liquid penetrant and magnetic particle inspection.
Magnetic particle inspection is quick, inexpensive and sensitive to defects, particularly shallow (0.
Liquid penetration inspection, magnetic particle inspection, and film-based radiographic testing are likely to decline while advancements in ultrasonic and x-ray inspection techniques will provide a strong thrust for the market in the coming years.
Ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant testing, X-ray inspection and hydrostatic pressure testing are performed at LTI.
Magnetic Particle Inspection is conducted on ferro-magnetic materials, by inducing a magnetic field into the test piece, and is ideal for detecting cracks, porosity, seams and other surface breaking, as well as sub-surface discontinuities down to 2mm.