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NPI HISTORY
History & References

Testing and Quality consultingNDE Professionals, Inc. (NPI) is a multi-faceted corporation providing the Northwest with Quality and NDE Level III consulting services. Over the past nineteen years NPI has been involved with many projects in many different industrial sectors.

Recent Projects:

  • National Ground Missile Defense System
    • QA/ Engineering
    • Quality Program Training
    • Quality Control
  • Hanford, WA - Waste Treatment Plant
    • QA/ Engineering
    • Quality Program Training
    • Quality Control
  • Intel Corporation
    • Intel Owner Inspector
    • Process Piping
  • Chevron Refinery - Richmond
    • QA/QC Services
  • MOX - Aiken, SC
    • NDT Level III and QC Services

Since 1993, NDE Professionals. Inc. has operated a Training Center for Quality Assurance and Nondestructive Testing.  NPI regularly conducts a full curriculum of NDT training in the Spring Summer and Fall each year. In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, NPI provides corporate NDT Training to several major NDT users. These are just a few our current on-going customers that use NPI for NDT Training:

Precision Castparts Corporation ODOT/WSDOT
Georgia Pacific Corporation Gunderson
US Army Corp Sound Air
US Navy Bahnson- Intermech
Harder Mechanical Selmet
Wah Chang Columbia Helicopters
Columbia Steel & Castings Vigor Marine
Vigor Works, LLC Clair Company
Metals Innovations Boeing
AMMCON Esterline-Hytek
Oregon Washington Labortories Tube Forgings

Capabilities

Training

NPI has several ASNT NDT Level III instructors and Quality Engineers that regularly conduct training in both the NPI classroom or at the project or customer facility.   All courses have a specific body of knowledge that meets industry standards.  Instructors are continually monitored and evaluated to assure their effectiveness.

Quality System

The NPI quality system meets the requirements of ASTM E 543, ISO/IEC 17025, Mil-Q-9858A and NQA-1. 

NDE Professionals, Inc. a Non Destructive Testing (NDT) shop, is newly Nadcap accredited.  Every part that we process at our facility whether commercial or aerospace, receives the benefit of the tight controls, mandatory testing and traceability required by Nadcap.

Nadcap is the Performance Review Institute’s aerospace industry accreditation program, created to help ensure that the products and services provided by aerospace manufacturers and suppliers meet specified safety, quality and reliability requirements. NPI has Nadcap accreditation in liquid penetrant testing as well as a quality system accreditation.

Personnel

NPI personnel are qualified and certified to guidelines established in ASNT SNT-TC-1A, ANSI/ASNT CP-189, NAS 410, NAVSEA 271 and NPI's own written practice. NDT Level III personnel are endorsed by the American Society of Nondestructive Testing. Welding/Structural Inspectors are nationally certified to AWS QC-1.  Mechanical Integrity Inspectors are certified to API 510, 570, and 653.  Quality Engineering personnel are required to have a minimum of 5 years construction experience in quality related activities.

Quality Assurance and Inspection

NPI has over nineteen years experience in QA/QC/Auditing relative to Structural Steel (Bridges and Buildings), Storage Tanks, Refinery and Cross Country Piping, Semiconductor High Purity Tubing, ASME Pressure Vessels/Piping Systems and API Mechanical Integrity.

Nondestructive Testing

NPI has the ability to perform both laboratory and field ultrasonic testing using “state of the art” ultrasonic equipment.  Our ultrasonic technicians have advanced technical training in portable ultrasonic phased-array testing, flaw characterization and flaw sizing, in addition to 19 years experience in ASME/AWS flaw detection and corrosion surveys. NPI is also capable of field-testing using fluorescent water washable, visible water washable and solvent removable techniques are available. Water washable penetrant methods may be used in field applications provided EPA approved water recovery systems are in place.  Magnetic Particle equipment utilizing both direct and alternating current are commonly used by NPI in the field and laboratory. A variety of Boroscopes and Fiberscopes allow NPI to perform remote visual inspections.

 

Quality Assurance/
Quality Control

QA/QC Consulting and Services

  • NDT Qualification and Certification
  • QA/NDT Auditing
  • NDT Technique / System Development

History and References

Level III Personnel

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In-House Inspection

 

 

 
  ASNT ASTM AWS Nadcap
Non Destructive Testing &
Aerospace Quality System AC7004
 

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