LME Ltd (UK)

SME company based in Wales and specialising in the design and manufacture of steel sample specimens for industry to be used as reference/calibration blocks and welded steel samples with implanted defects to be used as technique validation and performance demonstration test pieces. Industry sectors serviced by LME include the petrochemical and steel industries.

Reasons for participating
LME consider that there will be an increasing market for quality samples for NDT technician training and certification, NDT procedure qualification and validation

Contribution to project
Design and production of welded specimens (WP-A) for the target markets of oil & gas, petrochemical and power generation.

FilmFree is a collaboration between the following organisations: TWI Ltd, CIT Ltd, Balteau NDT SA, Innospexion ApS, OY AJAT Ltd, Advanced Technology Group s.r.o., Isotest Engineering S.r.l., Tecnitest Ingenieros SL, Trueflaw Ltd, Kingston Computer Consultancy Ltd, NDT Consultants Ltd, Technic Control Ltd Co, Industrial Control Machines SA, X-Tek Systems Ltd, Applus RTD, Nexus Engineering Ltd, Airbus UK Ltd, EADS CCR - Groupement d’Interet Economique, Wytwornia Sprzetu Komunikacyjnego PZL – Rzeszow SA, Total France, Rolls Royce plc, Advantica Ltd, DB AG, Helenic Society of Non Destructive Testing, Castings Technology International, Bulgarian Welding Society, Commissariat a l’energie atomiique, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Technical University of Sofia and Politechnika Szcezinska. The Project is co-ordinated and managed by TWI Ltd. and is partly funded by the EC under the IP SME programme ref: Number NMP2-CT-2005-515746.