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Lavender International was established in 1984 and gradually took over the former company's role, growing into a well respected company recognised around the world providing accredited training and examinations to PCN, SNT-TC-1A, CP-189, EN 473, MIL STD 4...
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Tim Armitt: Technical Director, Level 3 Instructor and ConsultantTim joined Lavender International in 1992 after gaining NDT experience working on a wide product base including nuclear, petrochemical, power generation and aerospace components.Since joining Lavender International Tim has attained ASNT Level 3 qualifications in UT, MT, PT, ET & VT and is also a PCN Level 3 in ten categories including TOFD and PA, for each of which he acts as a PCN examiner.He has also gained Fellowship of the British Institute of NDT.
Tim heads a team specialising in the Advanced Applications Centre where he is continually developing new programmes of training in support of customers.
Courses developed range from testing automotive spot welds, chemical plant corrosion inspection, oil field pipework erosion, weld integrity assessments and composite materials testing.
More recently this has focussed on TOFD and Phased Array applications including training, examinations and capability studies.
Tim also applies his expertise as a Level 3 Applications Engineer devising techniques for inspection of geometrically challenging components.
He also provides a crosschecking audit service for critical components, extending from hands on testing to operator and procedure performance verification onsite worldwide.
Tim also organised the opening of a new Lavender office in Houston which he also manages.
The Houston office offers training courses in Manual UT, TOFD, PA, ACFM and computerised UT offline data analysis including TOFD and PA combined and pipeline girth weld data analysis.
These courses are scheduled throughout the year in the Houston office.
Lavender International NDT Training and Qualifications Staff