GE, SGS establish testing center in China

GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies and SGS-CSTC, a Chinese joint venture of SGS Group, have unveiled a joint Non-Destructive-Testing (NDT) application center in Shanghai, China.

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GENEVA, Switzerland -- GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies and SGS-CSTC, a Chinese joint venture of SGS Group, have unveiled a joint Non-Destructive-Testing (NDT) application center in Shanghai, China.

The new center is equipped with GE's NDT instruments and equipment such as ultrasonic flaw detectors, eddy current, spot-welding detectors, X-ray real-time inspection systems, digital inspection systems, computed-radiography, microfocus X-ray system, and industrial CT system.

NDT plays a role in quality control of welding and industrial parts together with the safety assurance of pressure vessels and pipelines. It's used in a wide range of industries, including metallurgy, oil and gas, power generation, aerospace, and transportation. With increasingly elevated requirements of quality, efficiency, and safety in China, the market demand is increasing for NDT products and service.

3/5/2009

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