National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia
Scope of Accreditation
Maritime and Aerospace – NDT Laboratory
Date of Accreditation
24 Jul 1959
Laboratory , Ground Floor, Building 68 , Garden Island
Potts Point, NSW 2011
Services available to external clients
Scope of Accreditation
ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)
Infrastructure and Asset Integrity
|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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06 Jul 2022