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Film Interpretation for QA Personnel

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This comprehensive course is meticulously crafted to empower quality assurance inspectors, surveillance personnel, and individuals responsible for material acceptance decisions by relevant codes. It offers both theoretical insights and practical skills vital for confident and informed radiographic film interpretation.

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Course Overview:

This comprehensive course is meticulously crafted to empower quality assurance inspectors, surveillance personnel, and individuals responsible for material acceptance decisions by relevant codes. It offers both theoretical insights and practical skills vital for confident and informed radiographic film interpretation.

Course Highlights:

  • Targeted Audience: Designed specifically for quality assurance inspectors, surveillance personnel, and decision-makers involved in material acceptance within the scope of applicable codes and standards.
  • In-Depth Curriculum: This course delves into various critical aspects of radiographic film interpretation, equipping participants with a profound understanding of the subject matter.

Course Structure:

  • Introduction: Setting the foundation, this section introduces key concepts.
  • Applications of Industrial Radiography: Explores the practical uses of industrial radiography.
  • Advantages and Limitations: Provides insights into the strengths and constraints of this method.

Radiographic Image Control:

  • Geometric Principles: Covers the fundamental principles governing radiographic image formation.
  • Radiographic Sensitivity: Discusses the sensitivity factors involved in radiographic imaging.
  • Image Quality Indicators: Explores indicators that assess the quality of radiographic images.
  • Radiographic Contrast: Investigates the concept of contrast in radiographic images.

Discontinuities and Their Radiographic Images:

  • Welding Discontinuities: Addresses various welding-related discontinuities and their radiographic representations.
  • Casting Discontinuities: Examines discontinuities typically found in castings and their appearance in radiographs.
  • Service-Related Discontinuities: Discusses discontinuities arising from service conditions and how they manifest in radiographic images.

Use and Applicability of Reference Radiographs:

  • I.I.W.: Explores the reference radiographs provided by the International Institute of Welding (I.I.W.).
  • ASTM: Covers reference radiographs defined by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
  • Example Radiographs: Provides practical examples of radiographs for interpretation.
  • Interpreting Codes and Standards: Guides participants in aligning interpretations with industry codes and standards.

Helpful Hints for Film Interpretation:

"What to Watch For Where!": Offers practical insights and tips to enhance the film interpretation process.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Possess a strong theoretical foundation in radiographic film interpretation.
  • Gain practical skills to make informed and accurate decisions related to material acceptance.
  • Understand the applications, advantages, and limitations of industrial radiography.
  • Be proficient in assessing radiographic image quality and sensitivity.
  • Identify and interpret various welding, casting, and service-related discontinuities in radiographs.
  • Utilize reference radiographs, including those from I.I.W. and ASTM, in their interpretations.
  • Align film interpretations with relevant industry codes and standards.

Elevate your proficiency in radiographic film interpretation and enhance your role in quality assurance and material acceptance decision-making.

About this institute

Institute Name : Canadian Institute for Non-destructive Evaluation

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : Hamilton, ON

Mode : Offline

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The Canadian Institute for Non-Destructive Evaluation (CINDE) was formed in 2001 from the merger of The Canadian Society for Nondestructive Testing (CSNDT) and the NDE Institute of Canada.  It is Canada’s non-profit, member-based, technical society dedicated to the people and companies engaged in the business of non-destructive evaluation (NDE), non-destructive testing (NDT), and inspection.  CINDE offers world-class NDT training, is a government-approved full-service certification examination center, and offers many member services including an internationally recognized conference and chapter events.


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