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Alternating Current Field Measurement 2

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Course Description:

ACFM Level 2 training at Lavender International covers the following:

General Theory

  • History of electromagnetic testing
  • Terms and definitions used in electromagnetic testing
  • General principles of the ACFM technique
  • Further principles of AC theory
  • Electrical theory related to ACFM equipment design and construction

Sector Specific Theory

  • Introduction to the range of available ACFM techniques
  • Types of equipment: Equipment selection and preparation
  • The effect of the ACFM test on the material to be tested
  • Surface Preparation
  • Preparation for testing
  • Carrying out the test
  • Post-test procedures reporting
  • Codes, standards, and specifications
  • Briefing of remote probe operator
  • Safety precautions, fire hazards, and electrical safety
  • Conduct of test
  • Test procedure
  • Factors affecting the sensitivity of the ACFM technique
  • Probe and instrument set-up
  • Computer file handling
  • Detectability of defects and general advantages and limitations of the test method with regard to defect detection
  • Characterization of defects, difficulties, and limitations
  • Interpretation and reporting
  • Types of discontinuity and their identification
  • Responsibilities for reporting
  • Welding product technology and how defects are formed

We offer ACFM training suitable for PCN/ISO 9712 Levels 1 and 2. Alternatively, we can provide training suitable for candidates working to an employer-written practice based on SNT-TC-1A, EN4179, and NAS410.

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About this institute

Institute Name : Lavender International

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : UK office – Penistone

Mode : Hybrid

Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd is a leading provider of NDT training, examinations, and level 3 consultancy services to clients across various industries such as Aerospace, Renewables, Automotive, and Oil and Gas worldwide. We are accredited by major NDT organizations and provide training and examination programs that comply with internationally recognized central and employer-based certification schemes. Our training centers are located in Penistone, Sheffield, the AMP Technology Centre in Rotherham, and Houston, Texas, USA. We also provide on-site training globally and support programs in Greece, South Africa, Canada, and the UK.

Lavender International has been an employee-owned business since 2015, and this means that each of our employees is a co-owner and is equally motivated to ensure that the students we train have the best experience, and the companies we work with have optimum support. Our employees are committed to delivering quality services that are flexible and reliable. We take pride in our core values of Quality, Flexibility, and Trust, which underpin everything we do, and set us apart as a leading provider of NDT services. Our unique approach is often referred to as "The Lavender Way."

Our courses cover a wide range of NDT methods, including Introduction to NDT, Visual Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, Phased Array Testing, Time of Flight Diffraction, Radiographic Testing, Advanced Radiography, Eddy Current Testing, Weld Inspector, High-Temperature Hydrogen Attack, Material Evaluation, and Correspondence Courses.

For more information, please contact us at our UK office at 01226 765769 or email us at For our US clients, please email or call us at (1) 281-984-7023.

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