Course Content

History of TOFD Development, TOFD Advantages and Limitations, Principles of TOFD, Principles of TOFD, Depth Calculation, Time Calculation, PCS Calculation, Types of TOFD Scan, Equipment Used In TOFD, Digitalization Principles, Equipment Requirements, TOFD Depth, Ring-Time Issues And Errors, Interpretation and Evaluation, Applications

Course Duration : 12 days


Course Objectives:

  • To explain the theoretical background of the techniques & the TOFD machine characteristics
  • To calibrate TOFD equipment (velocity, Wedge delay, Sensitivity, Encoder)
  • To Scan the plates and acquire the data
  • To locate and evaluate defects using TOFD
  • To select the correct type of probe/ machine parameters to examine welded butt joints in steel plate
  • To report on the location and size of defects in typical welded butt joints
  • To interpret code requirements
  • To meet the syllabus requirements for PCN Level 2

Certification / Awarding Body


Entry Requirements (For Examination)

The minimum required duration of training, which includes both theoretical and practical elements, is: : Level 2 - 120 hours
The minimum duration for experience prior to or following success in the qualification examination is : Level 2 - 12 Months



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PCN AND ASNT TRAINING IN CHENNAI is built on strong material Testing & Non - Destructive Testing expertise, founded in 2004 by group of professionals to serve the industry. Metal Testing Lab was awarded

ISO 17025 -2005 NABL Accredited Certification laboratory (Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India) ISO 9001 - 2008 Quality Management System Certification services among few of the Metallurgical lab & NDT Services in India.

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