Neutron Imaging Services and Capabilities

The Phoenix Neutron Imaging Center will provide a range of cutting edge, neutron based non-destructive testing services and meet all the certifications and qualifications necessary to meet all customer and industry requirements.  In addition to industrial and aerospace components, our center will be ATF/DoD compliant to accept energetic devices.


Standards and Qualifications

  • Film neutron radiography will be compatible with ASTM E545-14 and ASTM E748-16
  • Phoenix is actively working with ASTM to help develop a standard for digital neutron radiography
  • Facility will be ISO9001, AS9100 and NADCAP certified
  • Facility will be ASNT certification program compliant with SNT-TC-1A and NAS-410


Thermal Neutron Imaging Capabilities

  • Ten 14x17" imaging ports
  • ASTM Category 1 quality level
  • Imaging of parts up to 14"x17"x6"

Fast neutron Imaging Capabilities

  • Imaging of parts up to 14"x17"x12"
  • Potential for longer parts with image indexing


Training And Neutron Research

  • Training programs for certification of Phoenix neutron generator system operators and neutron radiography NDT methods will be available
  • Neutron activation analysis
  • Neutron gauging
  • Epoxy cements and potting material inspections
  • Geochronology