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Thank you – Seawork 2019

Thank you to everyone that visited our stand at Seawork 2019 last week. We had lots of interest in our new Computed Radiographic equipment, thickness meters and corrosion mapping equipment.

Ultramag will be back at Seawork in 2020!

Successful U.K.A.S. audit to ISO 17020

Another successful U.K.A.S. audit to ISO 17020, passed in March. Under our U.K.A.S. Accreditation, as an Inspection Body Ultramag carries out Welding Procedure Qualification and Welder Qualification Tests, followed by N.D.T.

For Welder Qualification Tests, following welding surveillance we carry out Fracture, Macro and Bend Testing at our Rushington facility, assuring a quick turnaround.

Our Apprentices are well into their Non-Destructive and Mechanical Testing programs following the B.I.N.D.T. Operator and Engineering Technician Standards.

SEAWORK 2019 – Come and visit us at stand SB41!

Registration is now open for SEAWORK 2019. Come and visit us at stand SB41 where you will meet our General Manger, Operations Co-ordinator and NDT Inspectors and discuss our services offered.

The company has offered Non Destructive Testing (NDT) inspection services for 45 years and deliver a high quality service to a broad range of industries covering Non-Destructive Testing, Mechanical Testing, Welding Procedure & Welder Qualification Tests, Storage Tank & Pipework Surveys and Ultrasonic Thickness Measurements to Hull Structures.

Seawork is on 11th, 12th & 13th June 2019, in Southampton. Visit www.seawork.com for more details.

Recent CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector course successfully passed by our Operations Co-ordinator and new Apprentice

Alex Bidwell passed the CSWIP 3.0 course in October, and has attended an NDT Appreciation course earlier in the year in Sheffield.

Alex has been with Ultramag for five years and is very keen to learn more about NDT and weld testing.

Our new Apprentice, Joe Hall, also passed the CSWIP 3.0 course, as he starts his Apprenticeship with Ultramag. Next year Joe will attend the PCN Visual Testing course in Sheffield, along with several mechanical testing courses over a three year period.

Ultramag has just started to provide training for a ‘Day Release’ student from Southampton City College; for a 50 week period. This will give the selected student a good insight into non-destructive testing and mechanical testing and work ethics in an engineering environment.

New CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector course and exam announced

Ultramag have organised another CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector course and exam, conducted by TWI.

The dates are 16th and 17th April 2019 and will take place at our Rushington facility in Southampton .

Anyone interested on attending should contact: Chris@ultramag.co.uk or call 023 80861010.

A selection of N.D.T. courses will become available later this year.

Recent CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector course successfully passed!

Our recent CSWIP Visual Welding Inspector course has been successfully passed by our Operations Co-ordinator and new Apprentice.

Alex Bidwell passed the CSWIP 3.0 course in October, and attended an NDT Appreciation course earlier this year in Sheffield.

Alex has been with Ultramag for five years and is very keen to learn more about NDT and weld testing.

Our new Apprentice, Joe Hall, also passed the CSWIP 3.0 course, as he starts his Apprenticeship with Ultramag. Next year Joe will attend the PCN Visual Testing course in Sheffield, along with several mechanical testing courses over a three year period.

Ultramag has just started to provide training for a ‘Day Release’ student from Southampton City College; for a 50 week period. This will give the selected student a good insight into non-destructive testing and mechanical testing and work ethics in an engineering environment.

Ultramag have another apprentice for the NDT Operator standard

Ultramag are pleased to announce we have signed up another apprentice, for the NDT Operator standard; and the Lead Provider will be Skills Training UK again.

Training will commence in October 2018 and cover Visual Testing, along with them gaining knowledge in other NDT methods, Health & Safety, Quality, Communication & Behavior skills.

Managing Director, NDT Level 3 & EAL Assessor, Chris Simmonds, will again Mentor the new apprentice and work with the Lead Provider to ensure the apprentice completes all targets and is ready for their End Point Assessment in 18 months. Chris Simmonds is also Registered with the Northampton University for their e-Mentoring service.