Non Destructive Testing

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Please note that there will be references in these guidance documents and content with respect to previously existing provisions under EU Regulation. As of 1st January 2021 relevant UK rather than EU legislation will apply, and the same for UK designated standards rather than standards cited in the Official Journal of the European Union. More information is available at

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-ukca-mark-from-1-january-2021#technical-documentation  

 During early 2021 the SAFed Guidance documents and content will be reviewed, updated and revised on the website. Please continually check back for updates. If there are any questions or queries please contact admin@safed.co.uk

TC 5 meets on a regular basis to discuss any matter relating to non-destructive testing. In addition it produces from time to time specific SAFed Guidelines and Guidance to meet arising situations.

TC 5 01 BINDT/SAFed In-service inspection qualification scheme  click here to link to document . Current
NDTC 01 Minimum criteria to be adopted for acceptance of NDT contractors working in support of examinations in accordance with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000. NB: To be included in TC1 – SBG 01 and 02.click here to link to document Issue 03 22/10/2018 Current
NDTC 02 Common features to be adopted by SAFed member companies when reporting the results of ultrasonic non destructive testing of a shell boiler as detailed within the SAFed publication "Welded Boiler Joints – Guidelines for the Examination of Endplate-to-Furnace and Shell Welded Boiler Joints" (SBG1). NB: To be included in  TC1 – SBG 01 and 02.click here to link to document Issue 03 22/10/2018 Current
NDTC 03 NDT of 'D' Patch Repairs to Shell-type Boilers. NB: To be included in  TC1 – SBG 01 and 02.click here to link to document Issue 03 22/10/2018 Current

HSE documents regarding information for the procurement and conduct of NDT:-

http://www.hse.gov.uk/comah/sragtech/ndt1.pdf Part 1: Manual Ultrasonic Inspection

http://www.hse.gov.uk/comah/sragtech/ndt2.pdf Part 2: Magnetic Particle and Dye Penetrant Inspection

http://www.hse.gov.uk/comah/sragtech/ndt3.pdf Part 3: Radiographic Inspection in Industry

 http://www.hse.gov.uk/comah/sragtech/ndt4.pdf Part 4: Ultrasonic Sizing Errors and Their Implication for Defect Assessment

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