Fpi And Mpi Inspection

FPI & MPI Inspection

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI) or Dye Penetrant Inspection (DPI)

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection is carried out using custom made equipment capable of handling parts up to a maximum of 6ft diameter.

Inspection is carried out to fully approved techniques by our operators who are qualified to NAS410 and EN4179.

We are NADCAP Accredited and use the following dyes to carry out inspection:

  • Fluorescent LEVEL 2 Water washable penetrants
  • Fluorescent LEVEL 2 Post emulsifiable penetrants
  • Fluorescent LEVEL 3 Water washable penetrants

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)

Magnetic Particle Inspection is carried out using a Magnaflux bench unit capable of a maximum output of 3500 Amps AC RMS and 3500 Amps HWDC.

Techniques utilised include Threader Bar, Rigid Coil, Current Flow and Mag Flux, These techniques enable us to inspect a large variety of parts from large diameter rings to shafts up to 3ft long.

Our facility is capable of inspecting parts for not only Aerospace but also Automotive, Marine and Space.

Our operators are qualified to NAS 410 and EN4179. We are NADCAP Accredited for Magnetic Particle Inspection.