The Quality Inspection for Steel Castings course details some of the more common methods used to evaluate a steel casting for compliance to a customer’s specification requirements. Relevant for quality and inspection roles, this course focuses on the most common quality non-conformances observed during the visual inspection of steel castings and standard non-destructive testing (NDT) methods used for casting evaluation.
- Understand the difference between an indication and a non-conformance.
- Determine if something is an indication or non-conformance.
- Identify the most common quality non-conformances observed in steel castings.
- Describe standard non-destructive testing methods for evaluating steel castings.
Course Length: 2 HRS
Table of Contents
- What is a “Non-conformance”?
- How a Non-conformance is Identified
- Volumetric Non-Conformances
- Hot Tears or Cracks
- Gas Porosity
- Surface Indications
- Rat Tails
- Wrinkles, Laps, Folds, and Cold Shut
- Cutting Marks
- Weld Repair Areas
- Surface Roughness
- Magnetic Particle Testing (MT, MPI, or MPT)
- Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT, LPI, FPI, or DPT)
- Radiographic Testing (RT)
- Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
- Leak Testing