Pipeline Welding Inspection Training Course Outline

April 20, 2010

As announced earlier, WINS is conducting a training course suited for field inspectors in pipeline welding inspection. The general course modular outline is as follows:

  1. Basic review of welding processes and procedures (5 hours)
  2. Codes and procedures (6 hours) (CFR 192, 195, ASME B31.4, 31.8, API 1104)
  3. Elements of welding Inspection (3 hours)
  4. Visual inspection of pipeline welds (2 hours)
  5. Non destructive inspection of pipeline welds (5 hours) (RT, PT, MT, UT)
  6. Recap of course and practice exam & review (3 hours)

Contact us immediately! The course is scheduled for June 14-16, 2010 in State College, PA.


Upcoming NDT Training Courses

April 16, 2010

UT Level III – April 26-30, State College, PA (Confirmed)

AE Level I – May 3-7, State College, PA (Tentative)

UT Level II – May 24-28, State College, PA (Tentative)

MT/PT Level II – June 1-4, State College, PA (confirmed)

UT Level I – June 7-11, State College, PA (Confirmed)

UT Level III – June 28-July2, State College, PA (Tentative)

Contact us right away for any of these courses!

Pipeline Weld Inspection Training Course

April 8, 2010

WINS is offering a 3-day course to train inspectors in the different aspects involved with the inspection of oil and natural gas pipelines. The course is scheduled (tentatively) for the week of June 14. Interested parties contact us immediately. Limited number of seats available. Course Location: State College, PA.

Ultrasonic Testing UT Level III – Practice Exam

April 7, 2010

WINS provides their customers with practice exams towards preparing for the ASNT Level III Ultrasonic Testing examination. The practice exam cover both the Basic Exam (55 questions) and the Method Examination (65 questions). These exams are available online, for a nominal fee. Contact us right away!!!

In the news

March 30, 2010

Couple of news items available online providing information about WavesinSolids obtaining NSF contract research award (through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act) and the investment funding received from the Pennsylvania Ben Franklin Technology Partnership.


Ben Franklin

Re-approval of D.O.T. Special Permit for Cylinder Recertification

March 24, 2010

WINS renewed its special permit (DOT-SP 14584) for the authorized re-certification of DOT 3A, 3AA, 3AX, 3AAX and 3T cylinders. Cylinders are retested by acoustic emission and ultrasonic examination (AE/UE) instead of internal visual inspection and hydrostatic retest. Read More…

Invited Speaker at ASNT Greater Philadelphia Meeting

March 24, 2010

The President of WINS, Dr. Thomas Hay, will be the invited speaker at the meeting of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Greater Philadelphia Chapter, on April 1, 2010. He will be discussing about the principles of ultrasonic guided waves and their application in the NDT industry.

ASNT Greater Philadelphia Chapter

Ultrasonic Guided Waves