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Ultrasonic Testing of Spot Welds 1

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Lavender International offers an on-site ultrasonic testing course for Spot Welds, tailored specifically for vehicle manufacturing companies. The course is developed based on the Employer-based Certification Programme SNT.TC.1A, and each company is offered a Written Practice that outlines the training, examination, and certification process for Ultrasonic Testing of Spot Weld Inspection.

The course is divided into Level 1 (40 hours) and Level 2 (an additional 40 hours) and covers the following topics:

  • Theoretical principles of ultrasonic testing
  • Beam geometry and modes of wave propagation
  • Understanding of reflection and refraction of sound waves
  • Fundamentals that control reliable results
  • Modes of Spot Weld Failure and ultrasonic signatures on 2 plate welds
  • Correct use of your own choice of flaw detector instrument
  • Selection of Transducers
  • Practical hands-on Calibration & Spot Weld Testing

The course includes 4 days of on-site training, which is customized to specific components in your factory, and concludes with an exam on the 5th day. Upon completion of the course, participants will have a solid understanding of ultrasonic testing principles, as well as practical experience in calibration and spot weld testing.

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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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