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    Opening ceremony of National Centre for non-destructive testing

    October 19, 2014

    National Centre for non-destructive testing  established in Kelaniya by Atomic Energy Authority under the purview of the Ministry of Technology and Research for enhancement of quality  and productivity in the industrial field was declared open by the Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa, recently.


    Non-destructive testing ensures testing of any material without causing any damage  to the material. This technology is deployed to enhance productivity and ensure safety wile preventing  possible accidents during the testing process of standard of factories, buildings, bridges, air crafts, ships, boilers etc.  In view of the  rapid  development process presently prevailing in Sri Lanka, non-destructive testing system will be an essential technology in order to enhance the quality in industry  and construction field.


    All relevant tests such as Radiographic testing, Ultra Solic Testing, Magnetic Partial Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing and Eddy Current Testing  could be  done in this research laboratory. It is also envisaged to conduct researches and development  activities pertaining to non-destrutive testing in this research institute.


    Minister Patalie Champaka  Ranawaka, Deputy Minister Dulip Wijesekara and a host of well wishers were present on his occasion. (KH)

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