NADCAP Penetrant Testing (PT)

TS1_8790-SJTi-1Penetrant Testing (PT), or Fluorescent Penetrant Dye Inspection, is a widely accepted inspection method used to detect surface cracks and defects in metals, ceramics and plastics. Penetrant Testing will detect casting and forging defects, cracks, micro shrinkage (or porosity) and leaks in new products, and fatigue cracks on in-service components.

Since May 2007, Superior Joining Technologies has conformed to ASTM-E 1417 Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant Inspection and was NADCAP Accredited in July 2008.