MAGNETIC TESTING (MT) - Level 2 Direct Access - MC-114-2 - PTPK SCHEME

Course Durations : 5 Months (1 Months In-Classroom and 4 Months Practical In Industry)
Course Fees : Under PTPK Schemes - Subject to PTPK Terms and Conditions
Note : Fees is Including NIOSH AESP, OGSP and OPITO
Monthly Allowance : RM300 / month (for 5 Months)
Locations : Puchong Selangor, Malaysia

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MAGNETIC TESTING (MT)

Magnetic Particle inspection is used to identify surface and near surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials such as steel and iron. The technique uses the principle that magnetic lines of force (flux) will be distorted by the presence of a discontinuity. Discontinuities (for example, cracks) are located from the flux distortion following the application of fine magnetic particles to the area under test.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
- Inspection of Castings
- Inspection of Forgings
- Inspection of Welds

INDUSTRIES THAT USE MAGNETIC PARTICLE TESTING
- Service Inspection Companies
- Smelters & Foundries
- Rolling & Forging Mills
- Petro Chemical & Refineries
- Mining & Mineral Processing
- Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing
- Vehicle Maintenance & Manufacturing
- Government Bodies
- Engineering Firms
- Research & Development Facilities
- Education & Training
- Equipment Manufacture & Sales
- Maintenance, Service & Repair of Equipment 

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The course provides a full appreciation in the techniques and methods of magnetic particle testing. A high theory and practical content is offered by the course. The course will suit a wide variety of NDT personnel including QC inspectors and technicians and relates to the inspection of forging, casting and welded structures.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is opened to all participants, in participant NDT personnel, supervisors, NDT trainers, contractors and researchers and those who are interested in Magnetic Particle Testing technique.

SCOPE

This course covers the principles of Magnetic Particle Testing and prepares a candidate to
• Select equipment to conduct test
• Setup test equipment
• Steps to conduct test
• Familiarize with codes and standards
• Interpret results with respect to applicable codes and standards
• Understand limitation of the test method
• Write test reports. 

TRAINING
Training material is presented in modules that are followed by quizzes

PERSONNEL CERTIFICATION
SKM Level 2 

Department of Skills Development
Training, experience and examination requirements
Training Requirements
• Recommended Course Outline
• Training Hours
• Practical
Quizzes and examinations

MODULE 1: MANUFACTURING DISCONTINUITIES
• Types of Discontinuities: Inherent, Processing and Service

• Casting Discontinuities: Hot Tear, Cold Shut, Porosity, Shrinkage
• Primary Processing Discontinuities including discontinuities in Rolling, Forging, Drawing, Extruding
• Secondary Processing Discontinuities including discontinuities in Grinding, Heat Treating, Machining, Welding, Plating
• Service Discontinuities:- Erosion, Wear, Fatigue, Corrosion, Creep 

MODULE 2: THEORY OF MAGNETISM
• Magnetic field, Lines of force, Flux density

• Permeability, Reluctance, Retentivity, Residual Magnetism and Coercive Force
• Diamagnetic, Paramagnetic and Ferromagnetic materials
• Leakage flux
• Fleming’s Right Hand and Left Hand Rule
• Magnetic Fields: Circular, Longitudinal
• Hysteresis Curve

MODULE 3: METHODS OF MAGNETIZATION
• Faraday’s Law: Electromagnetism

• Types of current AC, DC, HWDC
• Circular field: Head Shot (Direct Contact), Prods and Central Conductor Techniques, Offset Central Conductor
• Advantages and disadvantages of circular field
• Longitudinal field: Coils and Yoke
• Advantages and disadvantages of Longitudinal Field
• AC and DC Field Distribution in a Magnetic and a Nonmagnetic Conductor
• Demagnetization

MODULE 4: EQUIPMENT
• Equipment consideration

• Wet Horizontal, Mobile and Portable Equipments
• Fluorescent testing, Black Light
• Light meter
• Accessories

MODLULE 5: MEDIUMS AND THEIR PREPARATION
• Dry and Wet method

• Particles: Dry and Wet
• Properties of particles
• Visibility of particles
• Methods of Application
• Contamination of Magnetic Particles
• Settling Test Procedure
• Concentration for Wet suspensions as per ASME Sec V Article 7
• Bath Maintenance

MODLULE 6: APPLICATIONS
• Residual and Continuous Method

• Magnetic Particle Inspection of Solid Cylindrical Parts, Gears, Multiple diameter Articles, Discs, Hollow Cylindrical Articles
• Selection of proper method of magnetization
• Verification of magnetic fields
• Checking the adequacy of field using the Pie gauge, shims
• Fluorescent Inspection

  • Black Light Warm Up Time
  • Minimum intensity and light meter
  • Visual Adaptation

• Visual Inspection

  • Minimum light intensity and light meter

MODULE 7: TYPES OF INDICATIONS

• Interpretation including Relevant, False, Non-relevant indications

MODULE 8: CODES AND STANDARDS (Specific Training)
• MT Inspection Procedures

CODES
• ASME Section V Article 7: Magnetic Particle Examination

• ASME Section VIII (Accept/Reject Criteria)

STANDARDS
• ASTM E-709: Standard Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing

• ASTM E-1444: Standard Practice for Magnetic Particle Testing
Other codes and standards can be discussed if prearranged with the instructor at the time of registration

PRACTICAL TRAINING
• MT Yoke: Dry Visible, Wet Visible, Wet Fluorescent

• Central Conductor
• Coil Shot – Longitudinal
• Ketos ( Betz) Ring – Depth of penetration
• Training on Weld flaw samples

EXAMINATIONS
• General

• Specific
• Practical

Candidates must score a minimum of 70% in each examination

General Information

Recommended Pre Course Study
- Not Applicable

 

 

 

 

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About Us

Established in 2003. Mainly focused on the training activities such as Non-destructive Testing (NDT), Welding, Painting & coating and American Petroleum Institute (API) courses.

The need of skills,qualified and experienced personnel to carry out inspection and other special task is very demanding.As client work on their quality system, the requirement for training and courses is very critical