A rope access, AICIP and multi disciplined NDT inspector conducting specialised NDT, corrosion mapping on an offshore pressure vessel.

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Services

At Vertech, we offer non-destructive testing (NDT) services to companies across a multitude of industries that possess assets or infrastructure. Our comprehensive range of conventional and advanced NDT services ensures our clients receive first-class deliverables.

Vertech has proven experience in NDT inspection planning, advising clients on NDT services, and providing recommendations and solutions to comply with international and Australian standards.

Vertech Group is certified to ISO 17025 as an NDT inspection body by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA), accreditation number 18112. Our NDT inspection personnel are highly qualified, skilled, and experienced in applying a wide range of NDT inspection services and testing methods.

What is Non-Destructive Testing?

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is a set of inspection and testing techniques used to evaluate the properties and integrity of materials, components, or structures without causing any damage or alteration to the item being examined. NDT plays a crucial role in various industries, including manufacturing, construction, defence, oil and gas, mining and minerals, to ensure the safety, reliability, and quality of products and structures.

NDT technicians and inspectors must be trained and certified in their specific methods, as each technique requires specialized knowledge and equipment.


Overall, Non-Destructive Testing is a fundamental component of quality control and risk assessment in various industries, contributing to the longevity and safety of products and structures while minimizing the need for destructive testing methods that can be costly and impractical.

Conventional NDT Services

Safety, reliability, environmental requirements, and regulations all mean that companies across multiple sectors have a responsibility to maintain the integrity of their equipment.

Vertech has a proven track record across the Asia Pacific region in delivering a wide array of conventional non-destructive inspection and non-destructive testing methods. Sonomatic provides NDT by planning campaigns, advising clients on NDT methods, and providing recommendations & solutions to ensure code compliance to both international and Australian Standards.

Underpinned by specialist access and robotics, Vertech provides a base inspection service and manages the end-to-end solution from high mobility specialist access using rope access, engineered decking and netting systems through to deployment via ROV, UAV, or crawler deployed systems.

Conventional NDT Services by a marine class inspector on an offshore FPSO as paet of a special survey.
Our conventional NDT services include:
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Magnetic Particle Testing & Inspection (MT)
  • Dye Penetrant Testing & Inspection (PT)
  • Eddy Current Testing & Inspection (ECI)
  • Film Radiographic Testing (RT)
  • Digital Radiography (DRT)
  • Corrosion Mapping (C-Scan)
  • Proof Load Testing (PLT)
  • Dimensional & Visual Inspection (VT)
  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Laser Testing, Scanning & Mapping (LT)
  • Thermographic Inspection (TI)
  • Computerised Radiography (CRT)

Specialised Non-Destructive Testing Services

Vertech has proven experience in a range of highly specialised advanced NDT inspection services. Our NDT technicians are highly trained along with years of experience, and our NDT testing methods have been developed over years of experience.

Sonomatic, our advanced inspection arm, is a leading provider of advanced NDT inspection services to clients in various industries. Sonomatic brought innovation to the market by introducing Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) in the 1980s and bringing world-leading technology to our clients.

The team is unique among inspection service providers in that they develop their inspection systems and scanners to meet specific requirements for inspection performance, deployment and in-field reliability.

A specialised NDT system conducting through a composite wrap applied to a pressure piping system.
Our specialised NDT services include:
  • Ultrasonic Thickness Testing (UTT) - ultrasonic testing conducted manually, semi-automated, and automated
  • Time of Flight Diffraction (screening and welds)
  • Phased Array Corrosion Mapping and Weld Inspection
  • Long Range UT (LRUT)
  • Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM)
  • Advanced Tube Inspection - IRIS and Eddy Current Testing (RFT, NFT, NFA, Magnetic Bias and ECA)
  • Multi-Skip Inspection
  • Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII)
  • Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing
  • Tank Floor Inspection (MFL, Vacuum Box and Acoustic Emission)
  • Electromagnetic Testing (EMAT)
  • Microwave Testing
  • Dynamic Response Spectroscopy (DRS)
  • Creeping/Head Wave Inspection Method (CHIME)
  • Saturated ET Pipeline Inspection (SEF)
  • Acoustic Emission Testing (AET)

Benefits of NDT Inspection Services

A vertech Non-destructive testing (NDT) technician conducting ultrasonic thickness (UT) thickness measurements on an offshore asset.

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) services offer a multitude of benefits to projects, ensuring the safety, quality, and longevity of your assets. Below are some advantages of availing of NDT services from Vertech.

  • Preservation of Project Integrity: NDT methods are designed to assess the condition and strength of materials without causing any damage or alteration. This means that assets can continue functioning throughout the testing process. Vertech’s NDT services employ a range of testing methods like penetrant testing, leak testing, and visual testing, all contributing to non-invasive evaluations.
  • Safety Assurance: By employing NDT services, projects can ensure the safe operation of equipment and facilities. Using methods like remote field testing, Vertech can identify potential weaknesses or failures before they lead to serious safety hazards, preventing accidents and enhancing overall project safety.
  • A Cost-Effective Solution to Other Methods: Detecting defects early through non-destructive evaluation can save projects significant repair and replacement costs. By catching flaws before they become critical, Vertech’s NDT services can prevent expensive downtime and extend the service life of your assets.
A MEC-MPS marinised scanner built to support the splash zone inspection of offshore assets using high-resolution ultrasonic mapping, Pulsed eddy current (PEC), laser triangulation and visuals with a camera system
  • Comprehensive Assessments: With a range of NDT methods at our disposal, we can provide a comprehensive assessment of your project. This includes a full spectrum of evaluations from penetrant testing for surface-breaking defects, to leak testing for ensuring the integrity of seals and joints, and visual testing for an overall assessment.
  • Accurate Results Every Time: The NDT methods employed by Vertech, like remote field testing, offer highly accurate data. This accurate non-destructive evaluation allows for informed decision-making about maintenance schedules, operational life, and potential renovations or replacements.

Why Choose Vertech Group for NDT Services?

We know we aren’t the only NDT service company in the industry – but we have faith that our particular sets of expertise, personnel, and experience allow us to deliver what others cannot.

Choosing Vertech Group for your NDT services comes with several unique advantages that set us apart from the rest. Our commitment to excellence, comprehensive knowledge of various testing methods, and an unyielding focus on customer satisfaction are among the many reasons why we are a trusted name in nondestructive testing.

We have invested in state-of-the-art equipment and continual staff training to ensure we deliver reliable and efficient NDT methods.

Our team of certified technicians possesses a deep understanding of various testing methods. Whether it’s liquid penetrant tests, visual inspection, or ultrasonic tests, we ensure each method is tailored to meet the specific requirements of your project. Our broad experience allows us to choose the most effective approach for each situation, guaranteeing optimal results every time.

At Vertech Group, customer satisfaction is at the heart of our service delivery. We aim to provide our clients with the most detailed, accurate, and efficient nondestructive testing services, all while maintaining open lines of communication. We believe that understanding our client’s needs and expectations is key to our success.

We offer an unmatched combination of advanced technology, in-depth expertise, and customer-centric services. With us, you can rest assured that your project’s integrity is in safe and capable hands.

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