Nondestructive Testing (NDT) involves inspecting and testing materials and parts without causing any destruction. The field of Nondestructive Testing, also known as Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) or Nondestructive Inspection (NDI), is a critical industry that plays an often overlooked but always necessary role in assuring that structural components and systems perform their functions in a reliable and cost-effective fashion. NDT technicians conduct tests in a variety of environments to identify and locate defects that could potentially cause pressure vessels to rupture, pipelines to burst, structures to fail, and a variety of other less catastrophic but equally damaging events. These tests are performed in a manner that doesn’t affect the materials’ ability to be utilized or put in service. There are several types of NDT inspections and techniques, each used for specific types of machinery. NDT testing methods and NDT inspection techniques are all vital components to making industries safe and cost-effective.
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One of the most challenging aspects of starting a career in the world of Nondestructive Testing can be trying get hired without the required On the Job (OJT) hourly experience. Some companies dislike hiring trainees. At Texas NDT Academy, we have the solution to your OJT needs with the TXNDT Lab.
The Texas NDT Lab is the place to go for your “On the Job” Training needs. No matter which method you need OJT in, TXNDT’s Lab has the parts and equipment to hone your skill-set on. Get your OJT under the supervision of TXNDT’s instructors who will guide you through calibration of equipment, inspection of a variety of parts, evaluation to various standards and reporting the findings of each part. With a monthly membership at TXNDT Lab, a trainee can fulfill their OJT requirement to make them fully qualified in their method of choice, making them immediately hirable.
The TXNDT Lab is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm with after-hours and weekend hours available upon request. For more information about membership pricing at The TXNDT Lab, contact us through the button below or call us at (281) 231-0001.
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