Element Cradley Heath (formerly Aerotech Inspection & NDT Limited ) is a NADCAP accredited NDT specialist with longstanding customer relationships with metal casting companies across the United Kingdom. The laboratory was established in 2004 as Aerotech Inspection & NDT Limited and operates as Element Cradley Heath from December 2020. The laboratory is head quartered in Cradley Heath, with an additional facility in Yeovil, and a further on-site location.Element Cradley Heath’s primary service area is radiography, covering digital, film, and high energy, and it has recently invested in additional computed radiography capabilities. Other key service provisions include dye penetrant inspection, magnetic particle inspection, and ultrasonic inspection.
Radiographic Inspection (RT)
Element has the capabilities to perform conventional film radiography to Computed and Digital radiography, a highly sensitive method that produces an image in a digital format that is viewable on any laptop or computer.
Ultrasonic Inspection and Testing
Element maintains full-service ultrasonic laboratories to offer in-house, onsite, and field inspections and certifications.
Magnetic Particle Inspection
Find out more about magnetic particle inspection, sometimes called MT, MPI, or mag particle, a nondestructive test method used to check for surface and sub-surface discontinuities and defects.
Liquid Penetrant Inspection Services
Find out more about liquid penetrant testing, one of the most reliable, efficient, and cost-effective nondestructive methods for detecting surface flaws in non-porous metals.
Approvals, accreditations and documents
- Cradley Heath List of Uncertainty Budgets for Accredited Methods
Cradley Heath Nadcap Certificate
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Cradley Heath Nadcap Scope of Accreditation
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Cradley Heath UKAS Certificate
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Cradley Heath UKAS Scope
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- Worcester List of Uncertainty Budgets for Accredited Methods
Worcester Nadcap Certificate
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Worcester Nadcap Scope of Accreditation
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- Yeovil List of Uncertainty Budgets for Accredited Methods
Yeovil Nadcap Certificate
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Yeovil Nadcap Scope of Accreditation
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