Radiography Testing (RT)

Radiography Testing (RT)

About Course:

Industrial radiography is a modality of non-destructive testing that uses ionizing radiation to inspect materials and components with the objective of locating and quantifying defects and degradation in material properties that would lead to the failure of engineering structures. It plays an important role in the science and technology needed to ensure product quality and reliability.

Industrial Radiography uses either X-rays, produced with X-ray generators, or gamma rays generated by the natural radioactivity of sealed radionuclide sources. Neutrons can also be used. After crossing the specimen, photons are captured by a detector, such as a silver halide film, a phosphor plate, flat panel detector or CdTe detector. The examination can be performed in static 2D (named radiography), in real time 2D (fluoroscopy), or in 3D after image reconstruction (computed tomography or CT). It is also possible to perform tomography nearly in real time (4-dimensionnal computed tomography or 4DCT). Particular techniques such as X-ray fluorescence (XRF), X-ray diffractometry (XRD), and several other ones complete the range of tools that can be used in industrial radiography.

Inspection techniques can be portable or stationary. Industrial radiography is used in welding, casting parts or composite pieces inspection, in food inspection and luggage control, in sorting and recycling, in EOD and IED analysis, aircraft maintenance, ballistics, turbine inspection, in surface characterization, coating thickness measurement, in counterfeit drug control, etc.

Course Highlights:

This training covers both Theory & Practical Training as per written practice of Synergem.

  • Nuclear Physics-Interaction of Radiation with Matter
  • Shielding, Radiation Detectors, Biological Effects
  • Radiation Protection, Basic Rules & Techniques
  • Sources of Radiation and their characteristics
  • Film Radiography
  • Film Processing
  • Inspection Techniques and Procedures
  • Sensitivity & Definition, I.Q.Is, Other Accessories
  • Types of Discontinuities
  • Non-conventional Radiography
  • Techniques in radiography
  • Codes, standards and Procedures
  • Acceptance Standards
  • Manufacturing processes and discontinuities
  • Interpretation of Radiographs
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