Liquid Penetrant Inspection Level I/II, Five Day (40 hour) Course
This 40 hour course covers all theory aspects of the method including field aerosol and production line immersion systems as well as providing 50 per cent practical \'hands-on\' workshop experience of the various techniques.
Aerospace product technology. Introduction to the liquid penetrant method. Penetrants, removers and developers. Pre-testing, cleaning and pre-cleaning, and post-cleaning. Mechanism, properties and application of penetrant. Penetrant removal. Developers. Inspection and interpretation. Materials and process control. Special purpose materials. Writing of reports, instructions and procedures.
1.At the conclusion of this course the student should be able to: 2.Describe the basic principles and theoretical aspects of the liquid penetrant test method 3.List several applications of the liquid penetrant test method 4.List the types of discontinuities detected with the liquid penetrant test method 5.Describe the cause and effect of various types of discontinuities; 6.Describe the operational steps in the liquid penetrant test and understand the importance of each step; 7.Perform liquid penetrant examinations with both contrast and fluorescent penetrant, following a written procedure; 8.Interpret and evaluate the test results with respect to the applicable standards 9.Complete the required test reports, and prepare a clear and concise written instruction (Procedure) 10.Locate defects in various aircraft materials, components and structures with a high probability of detection; and 11.Pass the end of course test.