Entries by AXIS

AXIS Holiday Hours

2020 has been a long year and I think we all need to celebrate this holiday season!  As an essential service we will be operating between December 21 – January 3 with some notable changes: Welder Testing will not be available between December 21 – January 3rd. The office will be closed December 23rd at […]

COR Certification

“Certificate of Recognition” (COR) is a program that provides a standard of safety compliance that is recognized across Canada, primarily in the construction and fabrication industries. The process is ongoing and audited annually. The program is a dynamic process that is constantly ongoing. From the first steps of senior management and employee engagement which include […]


This week social media has been busy with #BellLetstalk hashtags.  These are great.  The conversation about Mental health is starting and is becoming normalized.  This is a huge win and incredibly important, but what does it mean?  Is anything happening with the funds from this initiative? @Bell has put their money where they put their […]

NDT Methods Magnetic Particle Testing

Magnetic Particle Testing Dry Powder Method  Dry Powder is an inexpensive and very portable method of NDT.  It is suitable for detecting surface discontinuities. Used where portability of test method is important. This method is typically used on miscellaneous parts and large surface areas and best for examining rough surfaces The limitations of this method […]

Visual Inspection

This is the start of a series on non-destructive testing methods.  Over the upcoming weeks, I will do a very quick review of all the main NDT methods, starting with Visual Inspection.  Visual Inspection is really made up of two significantly different components and it is important to understand the difference.  First, what is visual […]

CGSB NDT Technicians

Job Description The successful candidate will be energetic and enjoy working directly with clients and AXIS team members and enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Position Duties: Perform Non-Destructive Testing, including MT, PT, UT, XRF and visual Inspections Complete appropriate reports for the inspections performed. Communicate with the rest of the inspection team to ensure […]

Manitoba ASME Pressure Welder Testing

ASME Pressure Welder Testing Now Available at AXIS For the past eight years, our company has been involved with lobbying for the Manitoba Government to allow third-party ASME Pressure Welder testing. As of July 2019, this hard work for the industry will finally pay off. As we are currently preparing for our audit which will […]