Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT)
The magnetic particle inspection (MPI) method of non-destructive testing is a method for locating surface and sub-surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials.
When the item under examination is magnetised, discontinuities that lie in a direction generally transverse to the direction of the magnetic field will cause a magnetic leakage field to be formed at or above the item’s surface.
The presence of this magnetic leakage field, therefore, the discontinuity, is detected using finely divided ferromagnetic particles applied over the surface. Some of these particles are gathered and held by the leakage field. This magnetically held collection of particles forms an outline of the discontinuity and indicates its location, size, shape and extent.
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Independent Integrity Inspection Limited (INDEi) offers both on-site and in-house Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT) services as required by our clients.
With a selection of ITW Magnaflux portable and laboratory-based testing equipment INDEi can offer a range of testing services including magnetic yoke, coil and bench unit facilities with full-wave DC up to 6500 amps A.C. and magnetic flow, and with visible contrast paint and fluorescent techniques available.
The magnetic particle inspection process is ideal for detecting near-surface or surface breaking discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials and is utilised to examine welds, castings, forgings, and final machined components. INDEi offers a comprehensive service on-site to both new builds and in-service inspection of existing components and structures.
We support you in determining the best solution for cost-efficiently maintaining production, quality and regulatory requirements.
We are the one source for all of the inspection methods needed to meet your specific requirements for accurate and reliable results.
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All employees understand that it is possible to ensure that inquiries are dealt with promptly through dedication and determination. Anyone looking for an answer to a technical question receives an immediate response.
We believe that our services should be carried out professionally, accurately and delivering the optimal solution to our customers testing and process monitoring requirements.
We are committed to maintaining our position as a leading company within our field. We, therefore, continuously research and invest in our testing activities.
Consequently, for INDEi, innovation is not just a catchphrase – it is a matter of course, to secure our business's future success.
Since the creation of the company INDEi has worked tirelessly to provide a global platform for the provision of inspection services.
The company presently operates over several continents including Europe, Asia and North America and the hope that this will continue to expand in years to come.