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David Griffin, Level 3 Services Manager

David Griffin NDT Level Three

David is the manager of Level 3 Services at IMechE Engineering Training Solutions and has been so since he founded the department in 1999. He is the go-to man for anything related to NDT in the aerospace industry, having 40 years of experience in the NDT industry.

In addition to his extensive knowledge of the aerospace industry, David has also worked with nuclear and manufacturing (particularly forging) organisations.

David is one of the most highly qualified NDT experts in the UK, holding not only a degree in NDT but also has Level 3 certification for PCN, Rolls Royce, Augusta Westland, Airbus and BAE Systems. He is a Fellow of the ASNT and naturally holds ASNT Level III certification. David also holds EN 4179 certification in all qualified methods.

David is an expert in the following NDT methods; Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Eddy Current Testing, Visual Testing, Ultrasonic Testing and Radiographic Testing.

Philip Raw

Philip Raw Level 3 Services NDT

Philip has 29 years’ experience in NDT, holding a BSc (Hons) and Level 3 certification for PCN, Rolls Royce, Augusta Westland, Airbus and BAE Systems, as well as ASNT and EN 4179 Level III certification.

Philip’s specialisms include NDT in aerospace, forgings, Thermography, Weld and Visual Testing and Immersion Ultrasonic Testing.

He also has experience in, and holds Level 3 qualifications for, the Materials Evaluation disciplines including; Hardness Testing, Conductivity Testing, Acid Etch Inspection and Anodic Inspection.

Philip is an expert in the following NDT methods; Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing and Ultrasonic Testing.

Michael Mullins

Mick Mullins

Michael is our resident expert on new and advanced NDT methods. In addition to his role as a Level 3 Services consultant, Michael also runs training courses for IMechE ETS in Ultrasonic Phased Array and Ultrasonic TOFD Testing.

Michael has 37 years of experience in NDT, has a BSc (Hons) degree and holds Level 3 certification for PCN, Rolls Royce, Augusta Westland, Airbus and BAE Systems as well as ASNT and EN 4179 Level III certification.

Michael specialises in the oil and gas industry and is an expert in the following NDT methods; Magnetic Particle Testing, Penetrant Testing, Visual Testing and Ultrasonic Testing. Michael also has extensive castings experience.

Andrew Fox

Andy Fox

Andrew is one of the most experienced and highly qualified Level 3 NDT specialists in Radiographic testing in the world. He also holds a high level of knowledge of the oil and gas industry as well as castings and welds. Not only is Andrew a specialist in Film Radiography, he is also a specialist in Computed and Digital Radiography and has some experience in Computed Tomography.

Andrew has 26 years of experience working in NDT and holds Level 3 certification for PCN, Rolls Royce, Augusta Westland and BAE Systems as well as holding ASNT and EN 4179 Level III certification for Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant, Visual as well as naturally, Radiography.

Ian Williams

Ian Williams

Ian has over 28 years’ experience in NDT, working in the oil and gas industry with extensive knowledge of castings, forgings & welds employing Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing and Liquid Penetrant Testing.

Ian is a Radiographic specialist and has experience with Computed Radiography

He currently holds an incredible 8 PCN Level 3 certifications in Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle Testing and Visual Inspection as well as 10 PCN Level 2 certifications which include Computed Radiography. Ian also holds EN 4179 certification in all the above methods


 

Bryan Ravenshear

Bryan

With 13 years of experience within the aerospace sector, Bryan has spent over 12 of those years within the field of Non-Destructive Testing predominantly within Penetrant Testing, Magnetic Testing, Radiographic Testing and Visual Testing, holding ASNT, EN 4179 and PCN level 3 qualifications within these methods.

Bryan also holds Level 3 certification for Rolls Royce, BAE Systems and is our Boeing specialist Level 3 for Magnetic Particle and Penetrant Testing

Bryan also has experience with Hardness, Acid Etch, Conductivity Testing and Radiographic Testing and has a thorough knowledge of light alloy castings and bright machined semi prismatic components.

During Bryan's time within the industry, he has spent a brief period managing a machine shop, with his most recent role managing a special processing facility.


For an initial consultation contact the team by phoning +44 (0)114 399 5720 or emailing level3services@imeche.org.  


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