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DPCNews 044 - Michel TOITOT / Guide for good practices in MT / Computers and MT

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Sunday, 12 February 2012 17:59

February 2012

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In the "Edito" section


All along his career, and even when retired, Michel TOITOT, born on January 7, 1927, has been, and is still an esteemed specialist, renowned in the French NDT world, especially when dealing with MT.
We would like to make him better known by our readers.

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On our Website.

In the "News" section

Guide for good practices in MT, a help to choose the most suitable technique

Magnetic Testing (MT) is a non-destructive testing (NDT) method used to detect open to surface or subsurface (generally down to some mm deep) discontinuities, only on ferromagnetic materials. This method requires following the rules to get the best results.
You will find in this paper some useful advice. In no way, this paper can be considered as a standard or as a specification.

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On our Website.

In the "Oldies but goodies" section

Computers and magnetic testing

Once again a story by a veteran!
Imagine our surprise when, some 30 years ago, while personal computers (PC) were still in their infancy, one of us got a phone call from a computer manufacturer: the manufacturer was looking for an NDT method to …
To know why, and what the answer has been,

Read the full story
On our Website.

In the "Mail Inbox" section

UV fading (Suite)

This is a hot topic in the USA and we think it very helpful to keep you informed.

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On our Website.

Furthermore, the following paper has been updated:

In the "DPCNews" section

• DPCNews N° 019 – December 2009 - Tomorrow's penetrants

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On our Website.

We, Pierre CHEMIN and Patrick DUBOSC, welcome any comment, any idea. If you have some examples you would like to see discussed here, please give us all the useful indications. If you require confidentially, we would modify locations, names and some parameters to prevent any traceability.
Nevertheless, we are convinced that our site may be a kind of surge-valve: the topic is NOT to target this company, or that auditor; but it is always to make users think, to make them ask themselves, or others, the right questions.

We may also give advice, once again on a confidential basis if needed: please, feel free to ask questions, to document our data basis: about Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), about environment, a chemical name you don't understand,a Penetrant process you have heard about, etc.
We have plenty of examples, some being out of all the specifications/standards, which led to the discontinuities detection, when the "current, normal, processes" prevented discontinuity finding.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 12 February 2012 18:34 )