Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

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Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) – Making the Invisible Visible

IMA Dresden can comment on the quality of your product to be tested made of iron, cast iron and non-ferrous materials as well as composites, either in our own laboratories or on site on your premises.

Our inspection staff is qualified in level 2 and 3 according to ISO 9712 and EN 4179 standards.


Visual testing (VT)

  • Direct visual testing (GVI/DVI)
  • Indirect visual testing (Endoscopy)

Ultrasonic testing (UT)

  • Contact testing technique
  • Phased array technique (PAUT)
  • Immersion scan technique

Eddy current testing (ET)

  • Single frequency technique
  • Multi-frequency technique
  • Conductivity measurement
  • Coat thickness measurement
  • Rotating probe inspection (Rototest) Penetrant testing (PT)
  • Fluorescent penetrant
  • Color contrast penetrant

Magnetic particle testing (MT)

  • Portable electromagnet (yoke)
  • Fluorescent detection media

Thermographic testing (TT)

  • Lock-In
  • Infrared

Bond testing
Optical measurements

  • Aramis
  • Pontos

References (Examples)

Support of maintenance activities:

  • For aircrafts
  • In Germany, Europe and Worldwide
  • Double-Inspections

Acceptance of level 3 responsibility NDT in the field of product certification:

  • Automobiles
  • Aircrafts
  • Railways
  • Trams

Further Experiences

  • New materials CFRP, GLARE and hybrid structures
  • Various test structures and components
  • Recent inspection methods
  • Phased array ultrasonic testing
  • Four frequency rotation probe testing
  • Organisation and coordination of extensive and complex inspections
  • Inspections during A340-600EF2 and A380EF (supervision and performance)

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