Magnetic Particle Inspection of Parts with Coatings

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Learning Event: Webinar
Original air date: 12 October 2023
Duration: 1 hour
Contact Hours: 1
Valid for ASNT Level III recertification: Yes

  • Members: Free!
  • Nonmembers: $79

Magnetic particle testing is a widely used NDT method, very useful for testing materials such as steel and welded joints. It is common for inspectors to be tasked with examining conditions such as coatings, roughness, and other types of corrosion protection such as galvanized steel. To ensure a quality examination, inspectors must know about which type of coating they are inspecting, in order to know if this kind of testing can be done successfully. This presentation will provide an overview of the factors that MT inspectors need to keep in mind when taking on this kind of project. It will describe some recommended points to keep in mind during the procedure development for an MT inspection over coated surfaces.

By the end of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Explain in a clear and objective way the most important points during an MT inspection over surfaces with applied coatings.
  • Identify the concept of magnetism and recall how MT works as a basis for understanding the test procedure.
  • Categorize and subdivide several kinds of coatings depending on the type of environment and component.
  • Recognize the types of curing processes for coatings and how these processes could affect magnetic particle testing.

Jorge T. Reyna is a skilled and experienced professional in the field of NDT, welding, and coatings inspection. He holds several certifications including AMPP Master Coatings Inspector (#MCI-0059) and ASNT Level IIIs (#224796) in various non-destructive testing methods such as PT, MT, VT, UT, LT, RT, ET, MFL and IR. He is also a senior AWS SCWI (#22010198), AMPP Senior Certified Coating Inspector (#S-110220), SSPC PCS (#2021-402-428), and ACI Certified Concrete Field Testing inspector (#02082547).<br><br>Jorge is well-equipped to handle any inspection project. He has extensive field experience, having worked on projects in Mexico, Panama, Ecuador, and China. He is also fluent in Norwegian and Italian, which allows him to communicate effectively with clients and contractors in those countries. Since 2013, Jorge manages his own inspection company named JRSA Inspections with its base in Monterrey, Mexico.

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