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Expertise in non-destructive testing

Area of expertise

Non-destructive testing

Non-destructive testing, as a precautionary measure, according to rule, or post-failure testing


You want to inspect your production, or your equipment, or are looking for advice on defects in metal, composite or multimaterial products, you need :
• a solution to detect defects and characterize them
• a confidential expertise or second opinion made by a neutral organization
• standard test carried out by certified operators
• compliance with standards and codes


• advice on the most adapted inspection method among a range of traditional or innovative methods including ultrasoung imaging TOFD, ultrasonic phased-array technology, stimulated infrared thermography, guided waves
• design and optimization of controls with a simulation software
• inspections made by COFREND-certified operators (CIFM and COSAC) in different methods : liquid penetrant testing, magnetic particles, ultrasonic testing, eddy currents, acoustic emission, radiography.


• you benefit from techniques exactly adapted to your needs, several methods may be used during the service
• you get a detailed and explicit report with possible suggestions of corrective actions (failure analysis, new design..)
• as an independent organization, Cetim guarantees results

Our other services

Design validation through measurement

The guarantee of a recognized expert for your project

Non-destructive testing simulation from design

Incorporate testing from the design phase of your product


Our references

100% inspection of spindle fitting

( Komori-Chambon)

Industrial autoclaves: Testing without dismantling

( Aeroform)

Quick quality control of moulded valves

( Total)

Acoustic emission testing of spheres

( SNDP Agil)

Assessing integrity and repairability

( Stir)

Controlling tightening using ultrasound

( Aéroports de Paris)

Combining expertise and reactivity

( Continental Automotive France)

Catenary Systems: Inspections on the line


Acoustic emission testing

( EDF Dampierre)


NDT expertise in hydropower

( Hydrostadium)

Accumulators are worthwhile for service

( Interforge)

Expert investigation of gates for a dam in Morocco

( Tractebel)

Control of materials, products and equipments

Cetim offers you its expertise in non-destructive testing and measurements, from simple part inspection to process instrumentation including the management of measuring instrument tools, in order to meet each requirement, whether related to products or processes.
Your NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) operators can also obtain COFREND certification in one of the 2 Cetim examination centres (Senlis and Nantes, France).

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