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Non-Destructive Testing Terms Glossary

Certification:

Written testimony of qualification

Certification Authority

The person or persons properly designated in the Written Practice to sign the certifications on behalf of the employer

Certifying Agency:

The employer of the personnel being certified

Computed Radiography (CR):

Radiography using a solid-state imaging device, such as a photostimulable phosphorplate, and recovering, enhancing, and displaying the image using a digital computer.

Digital Radiography (DR):

A radiographic system which uses computer technology to produce high resolution images on flat panels and scanners for industrial inspection of welds, castings, parts, etc. without film.

Documented:

The condition of being in written form.

Employer:

The corporate, private, or public entity, which employs personnel for wages, salary, fees or other considerations.

Experience:

Work activities accomplished in a specific NDT method under the direction of qualified supervision including the performance of the NDT method and related activities but not including time spent in organized training programs.

Nondestructive Testing:

A process that involves the inspection, testing, or evaluation of materials, components and assemblies for materials’ discontinuities, properties and machine problems without further impairing or destroying the parts serviceability.

Outside Agency:

A company or individual who provides NDT Level 3 services and whose qualifications to provide these services have been reviewed by the employer engaging the company or individual.

Qualification:

Demonstration of physical attributes, knowledge, skill, training and experience required to properly perform NDT tasks.

Qualification Examination:

Examination, administered by the certification body or the authorized qualifying body, which assesses the general, specific and practical knowledge and the skill of the candidate.

Recommended Practice:

A set of guidelines to assist the employer in developing uniform procedures for the qualifications and certification of NDT Personnel to satisfy the employer’s specific requirements.

Training:

An organized program developed to impart the knowledge and sills necessary for qualification.

Written Practice:

A written procedure developed by the employer that details the requirements qualifications and certification of their employees.

 

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