NDT Evaluation

Phased Aray UltrasonicsHutch Inspection Services provides a comprehensive Non Destructive Testing (NDT) service. The combination of our extensive years of experience performing NDT testing with Hutchinson Manufacturing Inc’s recognized quality infrastructure enables us to offer these capabilities to customers seeking this service.

Our NDT certified experts will conduct your required testing with timeliness, accuracy and confidentiality.  We can perform the tests in our laboratories or take the testing to your site.

“HMI is a trusted partner to DSTI for NDE services because of their attention to detail in reports and ability to maintain traceability” – Nick Haugen, Engineer, DSTI

Our Nondestructive Field & Lab Services include:

Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT) a test method used to detect defects at or near the surface of ferromagnetic materials. (SNT-TC-1A, ACCP)

  • Yoke-Fluorescent, Dry, Wet contrast
  • Portable bench-circular and longitudinal magnetization
  • De-magnetization

Penetrant Testing (PT)

Liquid Penetrant Inspection (PT) a method for the detection of surface defects. A dye is used to penetrate defects along with a developer to make the defect indications more visible. This is performed using visible of fluorescent dyes.(SNT-TC-1A, ACCP)

  • Visible or fluorescent
  • Water washable or solvent removable

Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) uses high frequency sound energy to penetrate through solid material and identify flaws detrimental to the life of the part. (SNT-TC-1A, ACCP)

  • Conventional and Shear wave
  • Thickness testing/Lamination scans
  • Phased Array
  • Immersion
  • Build, certify or rent Ultrasonic Calibration Blocks

Visual Testing

Visual Testing (VT) is performed to a variety of codes and standards. (level II) (SNT-TC-1A/AWS CWI/ACCP)

  • Visual of surface conditions – corrosion, pitting
  • Visual inspection of welds, components, products and systems

Certified API 570 piping inspection

  • 570 Visual Piping inspections to detect in-service/mechanical damage
  • Monitor repair and installation activities for code compliance
  • NDE level II UT thickness, PT and MT inspections
  • Calculation of corrosion rates and remaining life
  • Hydro witnessing

Our Credentials:

  • ASNT-TC-1A Level III Oversight
  • Level II VT, MT, UT, PT
  • AWS Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)
  • ASME NQA-1 Compliant

Download our Hutch Inspection Services literature.

Contact Scott Bandas, at 800-795-1276 ext 138 to discuss your NDT needs.

Hutchinson Manufacturing

Hutchinson Manufacturing