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Radiographic Testing: Computed Radiography (CRT) Level 2

Why attend this course?

Designed for experienced radiographers with knowledge of conventional radiographic theory and practice, wishing to expand their scope to include the advanced technology of Computed Radiography (CR), including interpretation. The syllabus includes hands-on training in the use of gamma and X-ray radiographic techniques and the processing/manipulation of photostimulable phosphor plates. The course is ideal for candidates wishing to be certified in Computed Radiography, in either PCN, ASNT or EN 4179/NAS 410 to a company written practice. The course is available in the following sectors: welds, castings, profile/tangential (in-service inspection of sectional loss).

Course content

Additional course content to Level 1:

  • Digital imaging plates
  • Imaging plate scanners
  • Image format
  • IQI sensitivity
  • Basic spatial resolution
  • Factors affecting image resolution
  • Signal to noise ratio
  • Compensation principles
  • Grey values
  • Pixel size and spatial resolution
  • Modular Transfer Function
  • System classes in imaging plates
  • Application of Computed Radiography
  • Specifications and procedures
  • Software image manipulation techniques

Course details

Duration: 5 days

Code: RTO/CRT Level 2

Special note: Candidates must hold BRS and Conventional Radiographic testing depending on the sector sought.

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