NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING (NDT)
The non-destructive tests (CND or NDT) are the complex of examinations, tests and surveys conducted using methods that do not alter the material and do not require the destruction or removal of samples from the structure under examination for the research and identification of structural defects.
SGS CTR specializes in NDT and material testing at customer sites, in the field, or at their in-house x-ray bunkers. Their primary markets include Manufacturing, Pumps & valves, Compressors & boilers, Steel structures, Oil & Gas, Power generation and In-service plants.
SGS offer the following services:
- VISUAL INSPECTION (VT)
- LIQUID PENETRANT TESTING (PT)
- MAGNETIC PARTICLE EXAMINATION (MT)
- ULTRASOUND TESTING (UT)
- RADIOGRAPHIC TESTING (RT)
- RADIOGRAPHIC FILM DIGITALISATION
- THE TIME OF FLIGHT DIFFRACTION (TOFD)
- PHASED ARRAY
- POSITIVE MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION (PMI)
- EDDY CURRENT TESTING (ET)
- LEAK TEST (LT)
SGS CTR srl
In 2017 the company was acquired by the SGS Group.
SGS CTR SRL is active in the field of non-destructive tests since 2004, operating in compliance with national and international codes and regulations, with certified personnel II and III level according to the standards UNI EN473 / ISO 9712, SNT TC 1A and ANSF 2/2012
SGS CTR performs both conventional and non-destructive (Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particles, Penetrating Liquids, Radiographs, etc.) and advanced controls with technologies like Phased array, TOFD, IRIS; ECA; Guided Waves etc.
The company mainly operates in the control of welding in the Oil & Gas sector on pressure equipment, high rating valves, heavy and forged carpentry.
Fields of use range from manufacturing workshops to end users with plant inspections and tests. The third levels of CTR provide consultancy services in the planning of control campaigns, supporting quality managers.
SGS CTR personnel are certified (II and III level) according to ISO 9712, SNT TC 1A and ANSF 2/2012 standards; performs mechanical tests thanks to its accredited laboratory UNI CEI EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 specialized in the execution of destructive tests on metallic materials; performs radiographic checks through the bunkers on their operating sites in the province of Bari and Milan.