Conferences and Exhibitions

The 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)

The 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)

OKOndt GROUP at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)
The 18th World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing WCNDT-2012 was held in Durban (South Africa) during the period from April 16 to 20, 2012. The conference was attended by the representatives of almost of all countries that are the members of ICNDT and EFNDT and from a number of other countries.

 In parallel to the conference there was an exhibition of Nondestructive Testing, where a few hundred manufacturers and dealers of the NDT means from various countries participated and demonstrated their achievements in this field. The LLC Promprylad also participated in the NDT means exhibition. The company booth presented its latest developments in the field of ultrasonic and eddy current methods of non-destructive testing as well as in the field of acoustic emission that have caused brisk interest among the visitors.

Promprylad LLC at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)
LLC Promprylad booth

Promprylad LLC at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)
LLC Promprylad booth

Indian specialists at the booth of Promprylad company
Indian specialists at the booth of Promprylad company

Professor Giuseppe Nardoni got acquainted with the equipment manufactured by Promprylad company
Professor Giuseppe Nardoni got acquainted with the equipment manufactured by Promprylad company

Promprylad LLC at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)

Negotiations with the AREVA company on rails inspection matters
Negotiations with the AREVA company on rails inspection matters

Negotiations with the SGS company on NDT training matters
Negotiations with the SGS company on NDT training matters

Mike Farley the President of ICNDT visited the Promprylad booth
Mike Farley the President of ICNDT visited the Promprylad booth

 Within the conference the sessions of working groups (WG) of International Committee on Nondestructive Testing ICNDT and European Federation of Non-destructive Testing EFNDT were traditionally held and also the seminar on qualification, certification and accreditation in the field of NDT personnel certification.

 ICNDT strongly recommend to participate in this seminar to practitioners, entrepreneurs and service consumers of non-destructive testing, Regulatory Bodies, Personnel Certification and Accreditation Bodies. V. Radko the Deputy Director UkrSRINDT attended the seminar.

 The seminar addressed the issues of standardization (ISO / IEC DIS 17024, EN ISO FDIS 9712, ISO TS 11774 and EN 4179), Global Multilateral Recognition Agreement (MRA) in the system of ICNDT (similarly to the existing MRA EFNDT), assessment and approval of non-destructive testing as a replacement or in addition to the accreditation. Also, the peculiarities of NDT personnel certification were considered in accordance with the standard ISO 9712:2012, ICNDT recommendations for the use of this standard (including the Personnel Certification Bodies), published as a separate document. ICNDT recommendations are stated in several documents and compilations.

The seminar was attended by over 70 representatives from various countries
The seminar was attended by over 70 representatives from various countries

John Thompson reports about the EN ISO FDIS 9712
John Thompson reports about the EN ISO FDIS 9712

V. Radko with colleagues from the PCB
V. Radko with colleagues from the PCB "Quality" (Moscow) and G. Konovalov and G. Batov

John Thompson the WG1 member, B. Radko and the President of ICNDT Mikel Farley
John Thompson the WG1 member, B. Radko and the President of ICNDT Mikel Farley

Promprylad LLC at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT-2012)
Член WG1 Джон Томпсон, В. Радько и президент ICNDT Майкл Фарли

Ukrainian experts with Patrick Pallouey the president of EFNDT Certification Executive Committee
Ukrainian experts with Patrick Pallouey the president of EFNDT Certification Executive Committee

 Within the conference there was a section on NDT personnel qualification and certification, where the participants of the conference made a number of reports about the state and prospects of the personnel certification NDT in different countries.

Participants of section on the qualification and certification of NDT personnel
Participants of section on the qualification and certification of NDT personnel

18th World Conference and Exhibition on NDT WCNDT-2012 took place in the creative and business atmosphere, the participants received a lot of useful information leading to the further development of methods and activities in non-destructive testing.

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