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Composite Visual Inspection Services at CICNDT

Overview of Our Composite Visual Inspection Services

At Composite Inspection and Consulting LLC (CICNDT), we specialize in the visual inspection of composite materials essential in aerospace, maritime, and wind energy sectors. Our approach ensures the integrity and performance of advanced materials through meticulous non-destructive testing techniques.

Importance of Visual Inspection for Composite Materials

An Intro to Visual Inspection in Advanced Composites

Visual inspection, as a cornerstone of maintenance and safety protocols, offers rapid insights into the condition of components, allowing our experts to quickly identify surface defects.

Key Applications of Composite Visual Inspection Services


Our experienced professionals conduct meticulous visual examinations, identifying surface anomalies indicative of underlying issues. From stress corrosion cracking to coating failures and wear, we are trained to spot early signs of potential problems with key emphasis in the following industries:

Aerospace Composites: Regular inspections detect surface anomalies like cracks and delamination, crucial for aircraft safety.
Wind Turbine Blade Inspection: Visual inspection detects defects that can impact aerodynamic efficiency and energy production in wind turbines.
Automotive and Marine Composites: Ensures the integrity of vehicle and ship structures by detecting defects that could lead to operational failures.

The Role in Wind Turbine Blade Inspection

For wind turbines, visual inspection is vital for detecting surface defects that could affect aerodynamic efficiency and energy production. It’s an effective method for identifying issues like surface cracks, erosion, and delamination, enabling proactive maintenance and energy generation continuity.

More about our Visual Inspection Services

Visual inspection may be less technical than other NDT methods, but it crucially guides technicians to specific concerns, acting as a precursor to deeper investigation techniques when needed.

Visual Inspection Processes for Composits

From preparation to execution and reporting, our processes comply with all globally accepted NDT standards to ensure thorough evaluations and reliable results.

Advantages of Visual Inspection

Visual inspection is a logical first step to mitigate uncertainty, thus it is a cost-effective process, immediate, and uncomplicated preliminary assessment tool that aids in determination if more detailed, labor-intensive inspections is necessary.

Quality and Safety Above All

CICNDT’s commitment to quality and safety is unwavering, and our visual inspection services are key to this pledge. By detecting defects early, we contribute to avoiding costly repairs and downtime, thus enhancing the reliability of our clients’ operations.

Our focused composite visual inspection services demonstrate our dedication to maintaining high safety and quality standards in critical industries, setting the stage for more detailed NDT methods to ensure the integrity and performance of essential structures.


CICNDT helped revolutionized many of our NDT processes, elevating manufacturing integrity and quality at LM Wind.

Daniel RichardsonLM Wind

GE Renewables relies on CICNDT's ultrasonic leak detection to preemptively address potential issues, ensuring efficiency is maintained.

William HarrisGE Renewables

CICNDT's innovative NDT solutions and detailed inspections are crucial for the durability and reliability of Siemens Gamesa's wind turbine projects.

Christopher AllenSiemens Gamesa

CICNDT's inspections have significantly boosted Northwind's efficiency by catching issues early. Their unparallelled professionalism and knowledge make them a stand out.

James CarterNorthwind Energy Operations