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View Program Details Liquid Penetrant Testing Outline

ASNT NDT LEVEL III PROGRAM About Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)
About the program
The basic principle of liquid penetrant testing is that when a very low viscosity (highly fluid) liquid (the
Examinations
penetrant) is applied to the surface of a part, it will penetrate into fissures and voids open to the surface. Once
Recertification
the excess penetrant is removed, the penetrant trapped in those voids will flow back out, creating an indication.
Refresher Course Information

Topical Outline
ACCP LEVEL III PROGRAM This examination is 2 hours in length, having 90 questions of equal value.
About the program
Principles/Theory
Examinations
Principles of liquid penetrant process
Recertification
Theory
Proper selection of PT as method of choice
Liquid penetrant processing
ACCP LEVEL II PROGRAM Equipment/Materials
About the program Liquid penetrant test units
Examinations Methods of measurement
Recertification Lighting for liquid penetrant testing
Materials for liquid penetrant testing
Testing and maintenance of materials
ASNT NDT LEVEL II PROGRAM Interpretation/Evaluation
General
About the program
Factor affecting indications
Examinations
Indications from discontinuities
Recertification
Relevant and Nonrelevant indications
Procedures
Liquid penetrant testing procedures, codes, standards and specifications
INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY AND
Safety and Health
RADIATION SAFETY PERSONNEL
Toxicity
(IRRSP) PROGRAM
Flammability
About the program
Electrical hazards
Examinations
Personnel protective equipment
Recertification
Right to know (MSDS)
Disposal of used materials

ASNT LEARNING References


Learning: Expand Your Knowledge of
NDT Technology The number in parentheses following each reference is the ASNT catalog number.
Study for Your NDT Exams
Level III Study Guide: Liquid Penetrant Testing (2255)
NDT Handbook: Volume 2, Liquid Penetrant Tests (142, 142CD, 142WCD)
Supplement to Recommended Practice No. SNT-TC-1A (Q&A Book) - Liquid Penetrant Testing Method,
Revised Edition (2029)

Refresher Course

ASNT offers a PT Refresher Course based on the above topical outline.

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