Thales Australia Limited

Site

Maritime and Aerospace – NDT Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20446

Site No.

281

Date of Accreditation

24 Jul 1959

Address

Laboratory , Ground Floor, Building 68 , Garden Island
Potts Point, NSW 2011
Australia

thalesgroup.com.au

Contact

Mr Chris Brassil P: +61 (02) 95623327

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Limitations
Non-destructive testing (NDT) - Material properties and internal integrity Bonded metals; Castings - Cast irons, steel and alloy steels; Castings - Non-ferrous metals and alloys; Composite materials; Rolled or wrought aluminium products; Rolled or wrought non-ferrous materials; Rolled or wrought steel products; Soldered and brazed joints; Welded joints - Aluminium alloys; Welded joints - Ferritic materials Ultrasonic detection and characterisation of discontinuities A-scan capability Bonded metals - machine bearings, hard facings; Castings - non-ferrous metals and alloys - aluminium alloys, copper alloys; Rolled or wrought non-ferrous materials - copper alloy forgings; Composite materials - involving glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics.
Castings - Cast irons, steel and alloy steels; Castings - Non-ferrous metals and alloys; Welded joints - Aluminium alloys; Welded joints - Ferritic materials; Welded joints - Stainless steel, austenitic and duplex materials; Welded joints - Titanium and titanium alloys Radiographic detection and characterisation of discontinuities Film radiography
Non-destructive testing (NDT) - Product profile and corrosion mapping Metallic components; Metallic piping; Metallic plate Radiographic determination of wall thickness and material profiling Film radiography
Metallic piping; Metallic plate; Riveted and bolted joints Ultrasonic material profiling and characterisation of material loss; Ultrasonic material thickness - Spot or grid measurements A-scan - Manual; Thickness meter
Non-destructive testing (NDT) - Surface techniques Metallic surfaces Visual detection of discontinuities (during service life for defined service applications) - Rolled products Visual examination Shell, bulkhead and deck plate for loss of wall thickness
Including Visual Inspection of Brazed joint Bond
Visual detection of discontinuities (during service life for defined service applications) - Castings Visual examination Ship propulsion equipment including propeller blades, hubs and bearing components for mechanical damage.
Magnetic particle detection of discontinuities DC magnetic flow
Magnetic particle detection of discontinuities AC magnetic flow; Coil; Current flow
Visual detection of discontinuities (prior to initial service) - Welded joints Visual examination
Dye penetrant detection of discontinuities Solvent removable; Water washable
Visual detection of discontinuities (during service life for defined service applications) - Welded joints Visual examination Ferritic and non-ferritic steel fabrication butt and fillet welds in existing pipe and plate; Aluminium fabrication butt and fillet welds in existing pipe and plate; Copper and Copper Alloy fabrication butt weld and fillet welds in existing pipes
Visual detection of discontinuities (during service life for defined service applications) - Forgings Visual examination Ship propulsion equipment and engine components such as propeller bolts, drive gears and clutch assemblies for mechanical damage; Forged ordnance components such as breech block and pins for mechanical damage.

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