Magnetic Particle Inspection

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ATS' Magnetic Particle Inspection Services

Applied Technical Services provides magnetic particle inspection as a method of nondestructive testing. Also known as MPI, magnetic particle inspections are used for detecting surface and near-surface discontinuities. Our technicians are able to detect flaws in ferromagnetic materials by inducing a magnetic field directly or indirectly into a component. Many of the methods used are dry particle and wet suspension while applying continuous and residual magnetization. Magnetic particle inspection is one of the most cost-effective inspection methods used and, furthermore, offers a short turn-around time.

Our certified staff of NDT professionals provides quality MT services to a broad range of industries throughout the US and abroad. We can perform Magnetic Particle Testing in our laboratories, field locations and customer premises.
Common Types of Defects Uncovered
  • Seams
  • Laminations
  • Cupping
  • Cooling Cracks
  • Grinding Cracks
  • Machine Tears
  • Blasting, Pickling Cracks
  • Many Others
Commonly Tested Materials
  • Iron
  • Nickel
  • Steel
  • Ferromagnetic Alloys
  • Castings
  • Welds
Common Applications
  • Bolts
  • Rails
  • Castings
  • Valve Bodies and Pumps
  • Forged Parts
  • In-Service Parts
  • Generator Components
  • Fan Blades
  • Impellers
  • Crane Hooks
  • Many More
Industries that Use MDI

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