Quality management system in non-destructive testing laboratories: Accreditation as a testing laboratory

Gur C.

INSIGHT, vol.40, no.9, pp.621-623, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : INSIGHT
  • Page Numbers: pp.621-623


This article presents the quality assurance system established in the NDT Laboratories of the Middle East Technical University - Welding Technology and NDT Centre in Ankara, Turkey. The quality assurance system is based on the requirements of EN 45001 : 'General criteria for the operation of testing laboratories'. In 1995 the quality system activities began, and these NDT laboratories were audited and accredited as a testing laboratory by DAR-Germany in November 1996.