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Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)

Are you looking for Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) Services?

KTA-Tator, Inc. provides one of the most popular inspection methods, Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT). This is a highly requested method because it is highly sensitive to detecting discontinuities and small surface flaws. It can be used on a wide variety of shapes and materials including rubbers, metals, and plastics. Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) is a cost prohibitive approach to quickly inspect a high quantity of items, or large objects.

KTA has the capability to detect both common and uncommon discontinuities open to the material’s surface. Some of the most common discoveries are , grinding cracks, fatigue cracks, forging laps or seams, weld discontinuities, and overload and impact fractures,

Our highly trained and expert staff of NDT professionals provide quality inspection services for a broad range of industries throughout the world. We offer PT services in our laboratories, field locations and/or customer premises.

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Common discontinuities or flaws associated with Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) Include:

  • Forging Laps
  • Overload Fractures
  • Fatigue Cracks
  • Impact Fractures
  • Grinding Cracks
  • Quench Cracks
  • Porosity and Seams
  • Many More

Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) allows for testing of these material types:

  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Nickel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Rubber

Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) is used for these common applications:

  • Forged Parts
  • In-Service Parts
  • Turbine Engines
  • Weld Inspections
  • Fan Blades
  • Pressure Bodies
  • Valve Components
  • Inlet/Outlet Blowers
  • Stainless Steel
  • Fillet Welds
  • Engine Parts
  • Heat Treated Parts

Industries that Benefit the most from Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT) include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Pipeline
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Ship Yards
  • Aerospace
  • Construction
  • Petrochemical
  • Power Generation
  • Welding Fabrication

Contact:Jim Kretzler

Jim Kretzler
412-788-1300 Ext. 308

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