SGS Time of Flight Diffraction Training Course in China

Shanghai, China (PressExposure) May 12, 2009 -- Reacting to an increasing demand for qualified NDT inspectors, SGS established a Non-Destructive Testing Training and Examination Center in Shanghai, China. The SGS Training and Examination Center offers training and certification as well as examination opportunities for Non-Destructive Testing in accordance with worldwide standards.

For the first time the SGS NDT Training and Examination Center hosted a Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) Level 2 SNT training course. Candidates from all over the world were present. The course was conducted in cooperation with the SGS Global NDT – Special Examinations Center ( in Netherlands.

Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) is a sensitive and accurate method for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of welds for defects. TOFD is a fully-computerized system which scans and evaluates discontinuities in terms of height, length, and position. Read more about the TOFD technique under: []

SGS hopes to offer a Personnel Certification in Non-Destructive Testing (PCN) TOFD course very soon in the future.

Beside Non-Destructive Training courses, SGS also provides a fully integrated service pack for its clients, combining Non-Destructive Testing Services, Inspection and Asset Integrity Management through its worldwide NDT network in over 30 countries.

About NDT Training & Examination Center SGS-CSTC China

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 12, 2009 at 3:45 am
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