Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)


MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspection)


Typical Applications:

The detection of defects in ferrous, castings, forgings and fabrications for use in, automotive, oil & gas and medical industries, fatigue cracks that have developed in service.
ATH NDT can either carry out MPI NDT at its facility in Kelbrook North Yorkshire or at the client’s premises.
ATH NDT operates three MFD bench units operated by a trained and highly dedicated team of NDT technicians and inspectors Technicians. At ATH NDT we can utilise either of three fixed instillation bench units: Emcol GP1, Emcol GP3 or Baugh & Weedon SBU 1200
Components are examined using the wet continuous fluorescent method and the portable method using electromagnetic yoke. We can process one- off specially manufactured components or handle large production volumes of work.
Lead Time
Typically ATH NDT can achieve a 1 – 3 day turnaround of work, with a collection and delivery service available to clients or at the client’s facility, site using visible MPI methods, which utilises aerosol spray cans containing Red Dye, Developer, and Solvent Cleaner.