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Product Technology

Why attend this course?

With an increasing range of products that now require inspection, a basic knowledge of processes (welding, casting and forging), and associated metallurgy, is a necessity for the inspection technician/engineer. The syllabus for this course has been devised to provide detail of all key subject areas which could be included in PCN or ASNT examinations. Anyone requiring knowledge of product technology will benefit from this course.

Course content

  • Definition of metals
  • Explanation of elements and the periodic table
  • Extraction metallurgy - iron making
  • Production metallurgy - steel making
  • Hot working of metals - primary and secondary
  • Forging methods
  • Casting methods
  • Heat treatment
  • Definition of different steel types and associated structures
  • Basic welding techniques
  • Defects associated with welding, casting and forging

Course details

Type: 2 days

Code: RTO/NDT5

Special note: This course is run for group or company bookings and not individuals.  It is designed to help personnel wishing to undertake the various PCN and ASNT qualifications where product technology/processes are now a key consideration.

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May be linked to Non-Destructive Testing: an appreciation, to provide an introduction to PCN.

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