A comprehensive selection of nondestructive testing (NDT) services and training are available from the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University. Learn more about available options here:
The Aging Aircraft Lab offers services including Close Visual Inspection, Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Inspection, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Bolt Hole Eddy Current Inspection, Surface Scan Eddy Current Inspection, Magneto Optic Imaging and Ultrasonic Inspection.
The Oil Analysis Lab provides test kits for Trivector Analysis, Infrared Spectroscopy, Particle Count/Shape Recognition, Elemental Analysis and Viscosity Tests.
NIAR offers NDT training through a partnership with the National Center for Aviation Training and WSU Tech. Courses are developed and taught by NIAR personnel, with accreditation from WSU Tech. All NDT courses meet from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for one week. NDT degree and certificate options include Associate of Applied Science; Technical Certificate; Certificate of Completion: Industrial Radiographer; Certificate of Completion: Ultrasonic Technician.