Non-Destructive Testing

QinetiQ’s highly skilled team of non-destructive technicians, metallurgists and engineers assess and evaluate the properties of components, systems or materials without altering or causing damage. Our employees are certified to AS3669 and work alongside service personnel in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), commercial manufacturing and transport industries to provide trusted cost effective solutions. Key items delivered to our clients include Fluorescent Penetrant testing, Magnetic Particle Testing and Ultrasonic Testing (UT).

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) uses various techniques to assess and evaluate the properties of a component, system or material without causing damage or permanently altering the article being tested, therefore saving time and money in product evaluation and research.

At QinetiQ we have a team of highly skilled NDT technicians, metallurgists and engineers, who work alongside service personnel in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and clients in the commercial manufacturing and transport industries. With diverse industry backgrounds, ranging from military NDT through to NDT in support of aircraft composite manufacturing and commercial airline maintenance, our people design and deliver leading-edge NDT techniques side by side with our clients. We have significant experience in the NDT of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys as well as composite components utilising manual and automated NDT methodologies. Our employees are certified to AS3669 and have held certifications to most international standards as well as aircraft manufacturer approvals.

Here are just a few of the areas in which our team delivers trusted solutions:

  • Fluorescent Penetrant Testing (FPT)
  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)
  • Eddy Current Testing (ET)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Thermographic Testing (TT)

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