• Non-Destructive Testing Methods

    The following methods are used by West Penn Testing Group to conduct non-destructive testing. Click on any of the terms below to learn more about a particular type of testing:

    Ultrasonic Inspection (UT)
    Immersion Ultrasonic
    Contact Ultrasonic
    C-Scan Presentation Ultrasonic - for Panels, Bar, Pipe, Forgings and Brazed Components
    Fluorescent & Visible Penetrant Inspection (PT)
    Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT) - Wet & Dry
  • Equipment

    West Penn Testing Group maintains and operates the following non-destructive testing equipment in our facilities:

    (6) Five-axis forging tanks with up to 42" diameter and 1,000 lb. capacity
    (4) multi-channel billet tanks up to 18" diameter, 32 ft. in length and with a 10,000 lb. capacity
    (4) Four-channel Tac-Tic inspection systems up to 5.5" diameter and 25 ft. length
    (2) Plate inspection tanks up to 62" wide x 32 ft. long and 20,000 lb. capacity
    (1) 6000 amp wet horizontal magnetic particle bench
    (2) 32" diameter Fluorescent penetrant

Non-Destructive Testing Services

West Penn Testing Group offers clients a broad array of testing and evaluation protocols. Our state-of-the-art equipment is accommodate both large and small samples. Our organization is NADCAP ISO 2001. We also maintain compliance with an extensive array of client and industry codes and specifications.

Contact

New Kensington Laboratory:

Al Fletcher
724.334.1900 (phone)
724.334.9785 (fax)
email Al

Richburg Laboratory:

Jim Neidorfer
803.789.3800 (phone)
803.789.3800 (fax)
email Jim

Accreditations

West Penn Non-Destructive Testing Inc. holds the following accreditations in the non-destructive testing arena:

  • AS9001 Registered
  • FAA Repair Station (No. WVPR233L)
  • NADCAP Accredited for
    UT, MT and PT view
  • ISO 17025
  • ISO 17025 South Carolina

Professional Affiliations

West Penn Non-Destructive Testing Inc. is affiliated with the following organizations:

  • ASNT (American Society for Non-Destructive Testing)
  • AWS (American Welding Society)
  • NDTMA (Non-Destructive Testing
    Management Association)
  • ASTM (ASTM International-American
    Society for Testing and Materials)
  • ITA (International Titanium Association)

Client Approvals

West Penn Testing Group holds approvals for non-destructive testing from a number of primes, including:

  • General Electric
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Boeing-McDonnell Douglas
  • Rolls Royce
  • General Dynamics
  • Goodrich
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Cessna
  • Snecma

For specfic information on approvals, please contact us.

Headquarters

West Penn Testing Group
1010 Industrial Blvd.
New Kensington, PA 15068
724.334.1900 (phone)
724.334.9785 (fax)
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