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You Need To Know... Integrity! It's a Bottom-Line Issue

By Paul Marks at NDT Training and Placement Center. This article appears in the November/December 2005 issue of Inspectioneering Journal.
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Have you ever thought of a more definitive way to express what we need today from people in all walks of life than INTEGRITY?
This is the character trait that we want to exhibit, that must be established in our children, and that we want to see in people we work for, as well as people who work for us.

As engineers and inspectors, have you stopped to think of how much you depend on the integrity of those charged with providing the information on which you base your decisions.

What do you know about NDT?

With all that as a preamble, what do you know about NDT? (You know, Nondestructive Testing -the general description that applies to those methods of testing that you depend on to tell all you need to know about the quality of piping, vessels, valves - even the nuts, bolts and welds that hold them all together - within your facility.)

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