Steel products — Employer's qualification system for non-destructive testing (NDT) personnel
|Publication Date:||15 February 2009|
|ICS Code (Iron and steel pipes):||23.040.10|
|ICS Code (Steel pipes and tubes for specific use):||77.140.75|
|ICS Code (Non-destructive testing of metals):||77.040.20|
|ICS Code (Management of human resources):||03.100.30|
This International Standard describes an employer's qualification system for non-destructive testing (NDT) personnel performing the inspection of the following steel products under the employer's responsibility:
- tubes/pipes (seamless or welded);
- flat products, long products, rails, bars, sections, rod, wire.
This International Standard describes qualification requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 of NDT personnel competence to execute specific tasks in the NDT of steel products. The qualification is issued by the employer for a specific product and a specific method.
This International Standard is intended to apply to NDT personnel performing predominantly automated inspection of steel products, using any of the following NDT methods:
eddy current testing (ET);
flux leakage testing (FT);
leak testing (LT);
liquid penetrant testing (PT);
magnetic particle testing (MT);
radiographic testing (RT);
ultrasonic testing (UT);
visual inspection testing (VT).