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Non-destructive Testing (NDT) Inspection Services

Advanced Testing in Our Laboratory or in the Field

Our Non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection services include a number of analysis techniques used to evaluate the properties of a material, part, product, weld, or system without causing damage to the article being evaluated. NDT techniques are frequently used in a variety of engineering applications, including forensic, mechanical, electrical, civil, systems, aerospace and aeronautical, as well as medical applications.

NDT techniques do not damage or permanently alter the article being inspected, making them efficient and cost-effective analysis methods in product evaluation, troubleshooting and research. NDT techniques are particularly useful in ensuring the quality of finished products when employed during critical stages of the manufacturing or fabrication process.

Our state-of-the-art testing laboratory in Northwest Houston, Texas offers NDT testing and analysis, and is fully equipped to provide custom testing and assessment services to address unique application specifications. We also offer NDT testing services and analysis services at customer site locations and in the field to provide maximum flexibility.

Our services at a glance

Our laboratory and field NDT inspection services include:

  • Ultrasonic testing (UT)
  • Time of Flight Diffraction Ultrasonic Testing (ToFD)
  • Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)
  • Radiography (RT)
  • Magnetic particle testing (MP)
  • Liquid penetrant testing (PT)
  • Positive material identification (PMI)
  • Visual inspection

TÜV SÜD America's NDT inspection and testing services are also ideally suited to meet the needs of the wide range of manufacturers and fabricators who serve client companies in the energy and chemical sectors and beyond. Our extensive and in-depth industry experience in advanced non-destructive testing techniques, vendor quality assurance and positive material identification can help suppliers meet the requirements of the most demanding customers.
Why choose TÜV SÜD America?

TÜV SÜD America, Chemical, Oil and Gas has been synonymous with quality inspection services in the energy and chemical industries for more than 30 years. We’re a leading provider of advanced non-destructive testing services, and pioneered the use of long-range guided wave ultrasonics in inspection services. Our mechanical integrity program is recognized as the standard in the petrochemical industry. And TÜV SÜD laboratories and testing facilities can perform quality inspections on almost any form of ferrous material, component or product assembly.

TÜV SÜD America, Chemical, Oil and Gas is part of the global network of TÜV SÜD AG, with access to a complete range of product testing, certification and audit services. From unbundled risk evaluations to management systems and product testing, we deliver what other inspection companies cannot.


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