Aerotech Laboratories Ltd

Unit 20, Mercia Business Village, Torwood Close, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 8HX
+44 (0)24 7647 4474
+44 (0)24 7647 4473
Mark Ricketts
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  • C - Coating Thickness Measurement
  • EC - Erosion/Corrosion
  • LP - Liquid Penetrant Inspection
Affiliations & Approvals:
  • UKAS Accredited Laboratory
  • Nadcap Accredited Laboratory

Aerotech Laboratories Ltd is UKAS and Nadcap accredited for laboratory chemical testing services and provides conformance checks of NDT materials and consumables. These checks are carried out on in-service materials including fluorescent dye penetrants, emulsifiers and developers to all major aerospace specifications.
The checks performed include:

  • Fluorescent brightness (or fluorescent intensity)
  • Water content (by distillation method, ASTM D95 or Karl Fisher)
  • Penetrant removability (washability)
  • Viscosity of penetrant or magnetic ink fluid
  • Penetrant specific gravity
  • Penetrant sensitivity
  • Penetrant remover (emulsifier) concentration
  • Control of dry developer (contamination and condition)
  • Penetrant remover (emulsifier) removability
  • Visual checks for contamination and colour.
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