Tru-Tec NDT technical services team carried out on-site inspections, certified to ISO 9712 (PCN level II) Manual Ultrasonic Examination of Forged and Wrought Products supporting industries throughout the UK.

Technique: 45 degree shear wave, circumferential and radial directional scan in accordance with customer requirements.

The images are of a rolled bar during a routine inspection, a surface breaking linear discontinuity was detected via an ultrasonic signal response, the probe was positioned on the opposing face. The detection and evaluation by one of our experienced and competent technicians revealed the full extent of the discontinuity, a linear indication interpreted as a quenching crack resulted in the rejection of the bar material.

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