The Validation Centre (TVC) Ltd

Unit 15, Brinell Way, Harfreys Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR31 0LU
+44 (0)1493 443800
+44 (0)1493 443900
Kim Hastings
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  • C - Coating Thickness Measurement
  • E - Electromagnetic General
  • E1 - Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • E2 - Magnetic Flux Leakage methods
  • E3 - Eddy Current Testing
  • EC - Erosion/Corrosion
  • LP - Liquid Penetrant Inspection
  • O - Optical Methods General
  • O1 - Visual Inspection
  • R - Radiography General
  • U - Ultrasonic General
  • U1 - Ultrasonic Flaw Detection and Sizing
  • U2 - Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging
Affiliations & Approvals:
  • Trade Group Member (BINDT)
  • UKAS Accredited Laboratory
  • BS EN ISO 9001 accredited

TVC manufactures the following systems:

  • DINSEARCH boiler tube/heat exchanger inspection system
  • ColcheK lighting column inspection system
  • ASAMS subsea MPI equipment
  • UPRS7 / UFM Mk II
  • Arc Logger Ten (ALX and ALXIII) and Mini Arc Logger (MAL, MAL II and MAL III) welding data logging equipment
  • Welding shielding and backing gas flow monitoring systems
  • Specialist camera and NDT/monitoring systems
  • Custom UT probe leads made to any length with any connector (configuration for both surface and subsea use).

The company has ISO 17025 accreditation for ultrasonic flaw detection equipment. It also provides a full repair and recalibration service for all makes of NDT equipment under its ISO 9001 quality management system. All calibrations are completed to national and international standards, as applicable.

TVC is a stockist of ultrasonic probes, cables and couplant, and MPI and DPI fluids in both aerosol and bulk pack.



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