MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING:
*(NAS 410 requires 16 hours per level)

Level I:  12 hours

  • Principles of magnets and magnetic fields
  • Characteristics of magnetic fields
  • Effect of discontinuities of materials
  • Magnetization by means of electric current
  • Selecting proper method of magnetization
  • Inspection materials
  • Principles of demagnetization
  • Magnetic particle testing equipment
  • Types of discontinuities detected by magnetic particle testing
  • Magnetic particle testing indications and interpretations

Level II:  8 hours

  • Principles
  • Flux fields
  • Effects of discontinuities on materials
  • Magnetization by means of electric current
  • Selecting the proper method of magnetization
  • Demagnetization procedures
  • Equipment
  • Types of discontinuities
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Quality control of equipment