AWS Magnetic Particle Testing (MT Dry Powder Yoke Method)

AWS Magnetic Particle Testing (MT Dry Powder Yoke Method)

Description

Scope of Endorsement
Section 2 of AWS QC1, Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors provides for endorsements that may be added to the CWI and SCWI certifications.

Endorsements are defined in AWS QC1 as the approval of an additional skill documented in writing and added to a certification credential.

This endorsement shall govern Magnetic Particle testing (MT) of welds in ferromagnetic materials using an electromagnetic yoke with visible dry powder.

Qualification Requirements
All candidates applying for this endorsement shall hold a current AWS CWI or SCWI credential.

How the Endorsement Will Be Expressed
Existing CWIs and SCWIs who wish to have this endorsement listed on their secondary wallet card shall receive a card which will contain the following information:

AWS Magnetic Particle Testing (MT Dry Powder Yoke Method) (expires: expiration date )

Documents

Prices

  Member Non–Member
MT Endorsement Exam $395 $628


Additional ATF Fee will apply for Practical Part of the Exam. Please contact the ATF directly for pricing information.

Pennsylvania

Welder Training & Testing Institute
www.wtti.com

1144 N. Graham Street
Allentown, PA 18109

Mike Wiswesser
mike@wtti.com
610-820-9551
Ext 211

Jeff Wiswesser
Jeff@wtti.com
610-820-9551
Ext 208


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Online Courses

This item is currently not available for this program.

Seminars

There are no mandatory training requirements. Candidates are encouraged to attend a seminar or self-study to become familiar with MT.

Exams

Examination Requirements
Candidates shall pass a closed book written examination on MT fundamentals consisting of at least 40 multiple choice questions in one hour, an open book written examination consisting of at least 20 questions using the AWS MT Book of Specifications in one hour and a practical examination using the AWS MT Book of Specifications in one hour.

MT candidates shall pass (with a minimum of 70% correct answers per exam part and an 80% composite average of all parts) the PT written examinations. Re-examinations for this endorsement shall be in accordance with the re-examination requirements of AWS QC1.

Practical exams are given only at approved Accredited Testing Facilities. Please refer to the table below for Exam Schedule:

Exam Date Site Code
10/25/2017 PA77717
11/29/2017 PA77817
12/27/2017 PA77917

Veteran Benefits

Not available at this time.

Body of Knowledge

Reference Materials Required

AWS MT Book of Specifications (provided at the time of examination)

ASTM E-709, Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing

General Dynamics CT-6-3 Magnetic Particle Training Handbook

Renewal

This item is currently not available for this program.

Recertification

Eligibility for 9-Year Recertification
Successful completion of this endorsement satisfies the re-examination requirements for 9-year recertification of CWIs or SCWIs, provided that the endorsement is taken during the immediate 9-year period. This endorsement is a one-time exemption of the re-examination requirement for 9-year recertification of CWIs or SCWIs.

Renewal Requirements
AWS MT endorsement holders are required to retake the Practical component of the MT endorsement exam every 9 years. AWS MT endorsement holders are also required to continuously maintain a valid CWI or SCWI certification.

Continuing Education Credits
Not available at this time.

Comments on special conditions or requirements
Not available at this time.

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