Liquid (Dye) Penetrant
Testing (DPT/PT)

Liquid (Dye) Penetrant Testing (DPT/PT) Level-I Course

Training Course Objective :

To provide basic knowledge of PT sufficient to enable a person to carry out tests in accordance with established procedures under the supervision of level II personnel.

PT Level I Responsibilities :

To carry out operations according to written instructions, set up the equipment, carry out the test, record, classify, and report the results. The level I personnel shell be not responsible for choice of test method nor for assessment of test results.

PT Level I Course outline :
Basics of Penetrant Testing
Penetrant Groups
Pre-cleaning Methods
Penetrant testing methods and techniques
Types of Developers
Inspection Procedures
Sensitivity & Resolution checking of test systems
Types of Discontinuities
PT Level I Practical Training :

Visible (Red) and Fluorescent Penetrants of various types of different surfaces use of dry, wet, solvent suspended developers.

Liquid (Dye) Penetrant Testing (LPT) Level-II Course

Training Course Objective :

To provide the personnel with full theoretical and practical knowledge of PT process and related standards.

PT Level II Responsibilities :

To perform and direct PT according to the established or recognized procedures, select test methods to be used, set up and calibrate equipment, interpret and evaluate result according to applicable standards. Develop PT techniques adopted to problems arising during testing, prepare written instructions, organize and report test results.

PT Level II Course Outline:
To select proper test technique and equipment as per established procedure
To calibrate, set and carry out test or supervise testing by level I operator
Have knowledge of merits and limitations of MT and other common NDT methods
Responsible for care and maintenance of testing machines and accessories
PT Level II Course outline :
Review of Level-I course
Selection of Techniques
Codes, standards and Procedures
Acceptance Standards
Interpretation of Indications
Preservation of Indications
Manufacturing processes and discontinuities
PT Level II Practical Training :

Same as Level-I + Interpretation, evaluation and recording of test results.