X-R-I Testing, NDT Testing Experts
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X-R-I Testing offers a variety of NDT Testing and radiography training courses. Courses include Radiographic Inspection, Radiation Safety, Ultrasonic Inspection, Liquid Penetrant Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Magnetic Particle & Liquid Penetrant Inspection, NDT Auditing, Visual Inspection and more.


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Liquid Penetrant & Magnetic Particle
Level 1 & 2 Combined

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1500
  • Mar 4-8
  • May 20-24
  • July 15-19
  • Oct 21-25
  • Dec 16-20

Course Description This course provides the student with 16 hours of training in the Liquid Penetrant Testing method and 24 hours Training in the Magnetic Particle Testing methods Level I (1) & II (2) over one comprehensive week long session. The student will learn the concepts of both liquid penetrant and Magnetic Particle Testing methods and have a working knowledge of each of their application. The laboratory portion of the course will train the student to set up and properly maintain PT and MT systems, and enable them to develop and apply techniques in accordance with customer/industry specifications and standards.

APPLICABLE REFERENCE STANDARDS AND DOCUMENTS This training program was developed to meet qualification requirements to include SNT-TC-1A.

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Magnetic Particle Testing
Level 1 & 2 Combined

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
32 / 4 $1400
  • Jan 15-18
  • April 23-26
  • June 25-28
  • Sept 24-27
  • Dec 3-6
3D Magnetic Particle inspection system for student use

Course Description This course provides the student with 32 hours of training Level 1 & 2 combined in the Magnetic Particle Testing method. The student will learn the fundamentals and more advanced concepts and application of the Magnetic Particle Testing method. The laboratory portion of the course will train the student to set up and properly maintain magnetic particle systems, and enable them to develop and apply techniques in accordance with customer/industry specifications and standards.

APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND DOCUMENTS This training program was developed to meet the requirements of NAS410 as applicable.

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Liquid Penetrant
Level 1 & 2 Combined

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
32 / 4 $1400
  • Jan 29-Feb 1
  • April 9-12
  • June 11-14
  • Sept 10-13
  • Nov 19-22
Dedicated PT system for student simulations

Course Description This course provides the student with 32 hours of training as a combined Level 1 & 2 program in the Liquid Penetrant Testing method. The student will learn the fundamental and advanced concepts of the liquid penetrant testing method and have a working knowledge on its application. The laboratory portion of the course will train the student to set up and properly maintain penetrant systems, and enable them to develop and apply techniques in accordance with customer/industry specifications and standards.

APPLICABLE REFERENCE STANDARDS AND DOCUMENTS This training program was developed to meet the qualification requirements of NAS410 as applicable

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Radiographic Testing
Level 1

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1700
  • Jan 7-11
  • Mar 11-15
  • July 8-12
  • Oct 7-11
RT Level 1 Training

Course Description

Within this 40 hour course for RT Level I, the student will learn the fundamentals of industrial radiography; explore all RT contemporary applications, equipment, process controls, limitations, and basic radiation safety. The laboratory portion of the course provides simulations for conventional x-ray techniques, process control basics, and Digital Radiography (CR and DDA) imaging demonstrations. Prior hands-on experience is recommended, but not mandatory.

Qualification upon completion This training program will meet the qualification requirements as specified by ASNT SNT-TC-1A and NAS410 requirements for formal classroom training for RT Level I.

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Radiographic Testing
Level 2

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1700
  • Feb 4 - 8
  • April 1 - 5
  • Aug 12 - 16
  • Nov 4 -8
RT Level 2 Training

Course Description This course provides the student with 40 hours of training in the Radiographic Testing (RT) Level II method.

Part 1 - The student will initially review RT Level I basics: radiation safety, equipment, consumables, and process controls.

Part 2 – The student will receive in-depth training for industry specifications, procedures and standards. In-depth material processes and RT inspection disposition is also studied and reinforced. Students will also perform a front-to-back RT simulation with a sample test specimen of their choice. Comprehensive digital imaging modalities are also analyzed. The student will be able to identify typical radiographic indications and discontinuities and become acquainted with interpretation procedure, recognize essential quality controls within the method, and establish practical RT technique parameters. Prior completion of a 40 hour RT Level I program is highly recommended.

Qualification upon completion This training program will meet all qualification requirements as specified by ASNT SNT-TC-1A and NAS410 requirements for formal classroom training for RT Level II.

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Digital Detector Array (DDA) Radiography
Level 2

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1700
  • Feb 11 - 15
  • April 15 - 19
  • June 17 - 21
  • Oct 14 -18

Course Description Forty hours of formal training is provided for RT L2’s in the DDAR Level II course. Students are introduced to DDA applications, highlighting aSi-TFT (amorphous silicon-thin film transistor) flat panel detector specifics, implementation, and operation. Proper system calibrations and benchmarking for image quality are emphasized using state-of-the-art software and hardware in the training laboratory. System automation and current industry requirements will complete the session. Previous DDA experience is not required, but RT Level II experience is highly recommended.

Qualification upon satisfactory completion This training program fulfills the additional classroom training required for current RT Level II personnel as recommended by ASNT SNT-TC-1A and NAS410 for qualification in Digital Radiography (Digital Detector Array Radiography - DDA) Level II

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Visual Testing
Level 1 & 2 Combined

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
24 / 3 $1200
  • May 7 - 9
  • Aug 27 - 29

Course Description This formal NDT training course of the Visual inspection method is designed to meet the qualification requirements of AWS B5-2, Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A and the recommended training outline of CP-105, latest revisions, for Level I and II personnel. The sessions will combine multiple modes of learning to increase the student’s body of knowledge and promote his or her precision, efficiency, perception, and ethical behavior while performing the Visual inspection process.

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Ultrasonic Testing
Level 1

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1700
  • Jan 21-25
  • June 3-7
  • Sep 16-20
Ultrasonic NDT Training

Course Description This course provides the student with 40 hours of Level I training in the fundamentals of Ultrasonic Testing methods. This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts and principles and includes hands-on training using Ultrasonic Testing equipment settings and functions. Both contact and immersion methods are reviewed. The Ultrasonic theories presented will provide the knowledge of Ultrasonic Testing required and enable the student to gain needed experience for qualification as Level I.

APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND DOCUMENTS This training program was developed to meet the qualification requirements to include: ASNT SNT-TC-1A and NAS410

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Ultrasonic Testing
Level 2

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Hours / Days Cost 2019 Dates
40 / 5 $1700
  • Feb 18-22
  • Aug 5-9
  • Nov 11-15

Course Description This advanced course provides the student with 40 hours of Level II training in the Ultrasonic Testing method. This course is designed to cover ultrasonic inspection of a wide variety of product forms,as in; forgings, castings, and welded products. The laboratory portion of the course will train the student to be able to calibrate and then identify waveform characteristics of various material defects and enable them to develop and apply techniques in accordance with customer/industry specifications and standards. Prerequisite: completed 40-hour Level I UT Training Course

APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND DOCUMENTS This training program was developed to meet the qualification requirements to include: ASNT SNT-TC-1A and NAS410.

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