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Learning to use digital radiography in Houston, TX will allow you to develop expertise as an industrial radiographer, and will equip you to implement digital technologies into your inspection program. Digital radiography (DR) is a specialized imaging process used in the field of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) in Houston, TX and worldwide. Instead of using film, digital radiography uses Digital Detector Arrays (DDA) that immediately record data during examination. This information is directly transferred to a computer system and can be seen simultaneously by multiple technicians. 

Carestream NDT and the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing (AINDT) now offer the “Advanced Industrial Radiographic Training Academy” to provide training in digital radiography in Houston, TX. Our online and in-person courses equip companies with the education required to transition smoothly from film radiography to a digital radiography platform. This program provides specialized digital radiography training to meet the needs of industrial radiographers.

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Digital Radiography In Houston, TX and Operations

Digital radiography in Houston, TX operates using flat panel detectors, commonly known as Digital Detector Arrays (DDA). These flat detectors complete a direct or indirect conversion process to transform X-ray or gamma ray radiation to an electronic signal. The electric charge is then interpreted by thin, transistor sensors into digital information.

While the initial costs for direct digital radiography technology is expensive, the images produced have an excellent resolution and the seamless process leads to greater efficiency and cost savings. Recorded images can be immediately viewed, modified, deleted or shared with colleagues.

Applications of digital radiography in Houston, TX include:

  • Aerospace device inspection
  • Identification of Corrosion Under Insulation in the petroleum and electricity industries
  • Welding and casting inspection
  • Detection of flow accelerated corrosion
  • Composite and fiber component inspection
  • Identification of foreign objects

We offer the most convenient and affordable digital radiography training available.


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Enhancing Digital Radiography Techniques Through Learning

“The doubts and questions that I had prior to and during the course were extensively and quickly resolved by the Carestream staff,” he said. “I was surprised by how quickly they responded, it’s like an advisor permanently online.”

When restrictions and mandates from the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Jose Caprarulo had to reinvent himself at work – he needed to deepen his knowledge of non-destructive testing (NDT). He searched the internet intensely but did not find anything serious until he found The Advanced Industrial Radiographic Training Academy, from Carestream NDT and the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing (AINDT).

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Online and in-person courses are provided by the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing based in Baxter, MN.

If you are interested in digital radiography in Houston, TX, our online course offers a comprehensive learning experience. Options are also available to deliver the training to your preferred location and develop a training program specific to your organization in Houston. Contact AINDT for more information and a quote.

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Courses and Digital Radiography in Houston, TX

Through a partnership with AINDT and Carestream NDT, our courses are designed to meet the industry’s demanding guidelines for digital radiography qualifications. We provide instruction for companies who want to transition from film radiography to digital radiography in Houston, TX. This course is also a great match if you hope to expand your current knowledge of direct digital radiography, or if you plan to introduce a digital system into your inspection program. We provide students with a technical toolbox of understanding they will need to evaluate, qualify, and implement digital technologies in Houston, TX.

In the course, you will learn:

  • Basic digital radiography principles
  • DR system equipment standards
  • Calibration of DR equipment and measurement tools
  • Radiographic techniques with current technology
  • Parameters for software use to evaluate a digital image
  • Accurate constraints and capabilities of DR systems
  • Image processing methods using phosphor screens
  • Image modification to detect defects
  • Software analysis processes
  • Reporting best practices

Students are immersed in hands-on laboratory exercises, instructor lectures, quizzes, practice exams, software utilization, and much more. A final exam is given at the end of the course to ensure students have a firm command of the course materials.

Upon successful completion of our course, students will have acquired a level of comprehension that will ensure they have the confidence to utilize digital imaging for radiographic nondestructive evaluation in Houston, TX. Our training program is routinely recognized as the best in the industry by our students.

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40 Hour Online Course: $1,200 USD

Digital Detector Array Radiography

This self-paced 40-hour training program is designed specifically for technicians transitioning from conventional film radiography. Course content includes in-depth instructor led lectures training on topics such as understanding the difference between various digital radiography techniques (i.e. CR, DR, CT), Digital Detector Array Technology, Digital Radiography system components, Digital Detector Array Properties, Digitization of Film, Image Acquisition, Digital Imaging, Processing Digital Images, Manipulation of Digital Images, Software functionality and familiarization, Standard Practices for DR, DDA performance and long-term stability, review of many ASTM Standards and Digital Radiography requirements for various industry codes and standards to name a few. The course is in full compliance with the required training hours for CP-189, SNT TC-1a, NAS410 and ASME BPVC Section V.

  • Pre-requisite: RT Level I, II or III

40 Hour Industrial Radiography Utilizing Digital Imaging $2,100

This 40-hour course surpasses the instructional outline and criteria specified in the ASNT Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A, ANSI/ASNT CP-189, ASNT Standard Topical Outlines for Qualification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel (ANSI/ASNT CP-105), ASME and NAS410 (Non-Film).

  • Includes 6 nights at the AINDT Digital Interactive Student Housing only minutes away from our facility.
  • Pre-requisite – RT Level I, II or III.
  • Courses provided by the American Institute of Nondestructive Testing.
  • The course implements both classroom and hands-on laboratory exercises.
  • Copies of course materials and final certificate of completion provided.

To schedule training please call 218-270-3182 or email

Benefits of Digital Radiography in Houston, TX

Digital Radiography classes are available online and in-person, and are offered according to the schedule listed below. Each course provides the essential materials to develop an extensive understanding and lead the implementation of digital radiography principles in some of the most demanding industries in Houston. Our training supports all learners, including those moving directly into computed tomography and DR methods. Utilizing digital radiography in Houston, TX provides the following benefits:

  • Cost savings, as you no longer need chemicals, frequent device maintenance, filing and mailing jackets
  • Efficiency in use of smaller spaces, no darkroom required
  • Reduction of radiation and a safer work environment
  • Elimination of physical file storage with easily accessible mobile, digital files

The training courses offer a mixture of lectures, study guides, and lab exercises, to meet the needs of all types of students. Students will develop competency in creating, processing and evaluating digital radiography images. Our instructors have expertise and experience in the field to provide comprehensive training about digital radiography in Houston, TX. The lab sessions use updated digital X-ray radiography systems used in the real-world to provide hands-on learning experiences. Students will use laptops and learn software programs that allow for useful interpretation of data. Students also complete regular subject reviews as well as a final exam to support technical learning. By the end of the course, students will have a comprehensive understanding that equips them to successfully implement digital radiography techniques in nondestructive testing in Houston, TX. Our students have the confidence to implement and evaluate digital technologies in various production industries. To schedule training please call 218-270-3182 or email

40 Hour Carestream Digital Training Dates
October 9th - 13th, 2023
February 5th - 9th, 2024
April 1st - 5th, 2024
June 3rd - 7th, 2024
August 12th - 16th, 2024
October 7th - 11th, 2024
December 2nd - 6th, 2024

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