James Fisher NDT Ltd

Unit 44, First Avenue, Deeside Industrial Park, Deeside, Flintshire CH5 2NU
+44 (0)1244 284848
Mike Ennis / Andrea Owen
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Affiliations & Approvals:
  • Service Inspection Group (SIG) Member (BINDT)
  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • UKAS Accredited Laboratory
  • Nadcap Accredited Laboratory

James Fisher NDT (JF NDT) is based in Deeside, near Chester, with supporting bases right across the country, and offers a fully comprehensive range of site services providing field NDT inspection, fixed facility radiographic services, project management and technical support.

JF NDT works across a wide base of industry sectors specialising in the NDT of safety-critical components that demand the very highest in quality standards. This requires that JF NDT achieves and maintains compliance with stringent industry requirements, client qualifications and quality accreditations, including UKAS and Nadcap for all aspects of NDT work for personnel, techniques, procedures, equipment calibration and facilities.

The JF NDT Division has the resources to support your business with permanent staff qualified to PCN/NAS 410/EN 4179 or above in multiple disciplines, including staff with qualifications to Level III, and operates fully-equipped X-ray exposure bays at strategically placed locations. JF NDT ensures that work is progressed and reported in a timely and traceable fashion to the standards its customers require.

The comprehensive range of services offered includes the full spectrum of conventional NDT techniques, such as radiographic, ultrasonic, eddy current, penetrant and magnetic particle testing to more specialised methods such as time-of-flight diffraction (TOFD), phased array,  high-resolution ultrasonic imaging and computed radiography.

Furthermore, JF NDT also offers technical support, technique development, inspection planning and deployment for a range of complementary testing, providing bespoke inspection services which include remote visual camera, UAV/ROV deployment, borescope inspection and advanced ultrasonic and radiographic measurement systems.

As part of the James Fisher Group, JF NDT can, where required, leverage its own substantial resources with those of the group and an international supply chain to deliver a wide range of projects from concept through to commissioning.

The ability of James Fisher to combine its extensive range of capabilities and expertise, and tailor these to the precise needs of its customers, provides significant additional value and is unique among the industries that it serves.

James Fisher's NDT capability includes the following services:

Conventional NDT:

  • Radiography (film and CR)
  • Manual ultrasonic
  • Visual inspection, magnetic particle and dye penetrant inspections
  • Eddy current inspection
  • Positive material identification (PMI) hardness testing (HT).

Specialist NDT:

  • Automated UT corrosion mapping and weld inspection
  • Acoustic emission testing
  • Long-range ultrasonic inspection pipe screening
  • TOFD
  • Phased array
  • Pulsed eddy current 
  • Tank floor testing utilising SLOFEC or MFL
  • Tube inspection (IRIS, ET)
  • Thermography.

Other services include:

  • EEMUA tank inspections in accordance with EEMUA 159 and 225
  • API inspections
  • Structural investigation, bridge monitoring and foundation testing.
  • Roped access
  • Diving services.
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