What is Non-Destructive Testing?


Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is the non-evasive inspection of components to confirm compliance to relevant standards.  There are many techniques available to achieve results.  Our methods of NDT include Visual, Dye Penetrant,  Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic, Eddy Current and Radiography Inspections.


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What is Destructive Testing?


Destructive testing or mechanical testing is conducted on a component which is welded using the process to be used on the job.  The component is then destroyed in accordance with the relevant standard.  M-Test Mackay carries out destructive/mechanical testing for welding procedure qualifications.  This covers bend test, macro inspections, nick break test, tensile test, charpy test and where required for fracture analysis.

Who is NATA?


NATA is the authority that provides independent assurance of technical competence.  Through internal audits on our business, NATA ensures the work we carry out maintains quality, professionalism and compliance to all relevant Australian and International Standards.  Our accreditations through NATA are your assurance of quality.

Who is AINDT?


AINDT is the national certification body for NDT personnel Australia wide.  They provide certification in accordance with AS3998/ISO9712 as well as CM personnel providing certification in accordance with ISO18436.

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M-Test (Mackay) Pty. Ltd. | Ph: (07) 49 425 600 | 17 Fursden St, Glenella QLD 4740

NATA Accredited Laboratory ISO/IEC 17025 &
NATA Accredited Inspection Body ISO/IEC 17020


Non-Destructing Testing, Inspections, Expediting, Ultrasonic, Radiography, Magnetic Particle, Dye Penetrant, Material Thickness, Material Hardness, Videoscopic, Porosity Testing, Noise Level Maintaining, Pressure vessel, Fabrication Inspection, In-service Inspection, Lifting Inspection, Lifted Inspection, Mobile Equipment Inspection, Fixed Plant Inspection, Visual Inspection, Hydrostatic Inspection, Water Tube Boiler, Pressure Equipment, Pressure Vessels, Macro Etching, Weld Joint Hardness Testing, AS3978, AS1171, AS1554.1, AS1554.4, AS1554.5, AS1554.6, AS3788, AS1210, AS4343, AS4457.1, AS1418, AS4100, AS2205.5.1, Ball Studs, Boom Chord, Swing Shaft, AS1716, Nata Accredited, Aindt Authorised, Macro Ferrous Metals, Fittings