Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2026

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  • Sep 2019
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Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market By Technique (Ultrasonic Testing, Visual Inspection Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Liquid Penetrant Testing, Eddy-Current Testing, Radiographic Testing, Acoustic Emission Testing, Others), Method (Visual Inspection, Surface Inspection, Volumetric Inspection, Other Methods), Service (Inspection Services, Equipment Rental Services, Calibration Services, Training Services), Vertical (Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Public Infrastructure, Automotive, Power Generation, Others), Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2026

Market Analysis: Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market

Global non-destructive testing and inspection market is to register a substantial CAGR of 7.70% in the forecast period of 2019-2026. The report contains data from the base year of 2018 and the historic year of 2017. The rise in the market value can be attributed to continuous technological advancement in automation, robotics and electronics.

Market Definition: Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market

Non-destructive testing (NDT) methods are used primarily in engineering industries to assess the various properties of equipment, structures, materials, and components without causing damage. NDT and inspection is a highly useful method for timely product fault assessment and diagnosis. It is a significant quality control instrument in the production process as it enables prevention of surface and subsurface defects in finished and WIP products.

Market Drivers:

  • Continuous technological advancement in automation, robotics, and electronics is driving the growth of the market
  • Surging preference of IoT devices is helping the market to grow
  • Strict regulations of government regarding the safety of instruments are flourishing the market growth
  • Surging awareness regarding benefits of NDT drives the growth of the market

Market Restraints:

  • High cost of equipment and its maintenance hinders the market growth
  • Lack of qualified and skilled personnel is restraining the growth of the market

Segmentation: Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market

By Technique

  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

    • Straight Beam Testing
    • Angle Beam Testing
    • Immersion Testing
    • Guided Wave Testing
    • Phased Array Testing
    • Time-Of-Flight Diffraction (TOFD)

  • Visual Inspection Testing (VT)

    • General Visual Inspection
    • Aided Visual Inspection

      • Endoscope
      • Borescope
      • Videoscope

  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MPT)
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing (LPT)
  • Eddy-Current Testing (ECT)

    • Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM)
    • Remote-Field Testing (Rft)
    • Eddy-Current Array (ECA)

  • Radiographic Testing (Rt)

    • X-Ray Testing
    • Gamma-Ray Testing
    • Computed Radiography
    • Film Radiography
    • Direct Radiography (Real-Time)

  • Acoustic Emission Testing (AET)
  • Others

    • Terahertz Imaging
    • Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

By Method

  • Visual Inspection
  • Surface Inspection
  • Volumetric Inspection
  • Other Methods

By Service

  • Inspection Services

    • Ultrasonic Inspection
    • Radiographic Inspection
    • Visual Inspection
    • Magnetic Particle Inspection
    • Advanced Eddy-Current Inspection
    • Liquid Penetrant Inspection

  • Equipment Rental Services
  • Calibration Services
  • Training Services

By Vertical

  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas

    • Refining
    • Transmission Pipelines
    • Subsea Pipelines
    • Storage Tanks
    • Advanced NDT Market Techniques for Oil & Gas Vertical

      • Long-Range Ultrasonic Technique (LRUT)
      • Positive Metal Identification Technique

  • Aerospace
  • Public Infrastructure

    • Military & Defence
    • Airport Security
    • Railways
    • Bridges and Tunnels
    • Border Crossing
    • Nuclear Waste Storage and Decommissioning
    • Impact Echo
    • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

  • Automotive

    • High-Energy Digital Radiography

  • Power Generation

    • Nuclear Power Plants
    • Wind Turbines
    • Solar Power
    • Fossil Fuel Energy
    • Galvano Static Pulse Measurement
    • Ultrasonic Pulse Echo Testing

  • Others

    • Marine
    • Medical and Health
    • Plastics & Polymers

By Geography

  • North America

    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany
    • Italy
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Belgium
    • Switzerland
    • Turkey
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • South America

    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America

  • Middle East and Africa

    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Egypt
    • Israel
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa

 Key Developments in the Market

  • In June 2019, Testia introduced updated version of NDT inspection device. This wireless device weighs only 2 kg and provides both capacities in one, enabling NDT inspectors to travel in one device with all their instruments.
  • In June 2019, Oceaneering International, Inc. introduced digital asset inspection system. This technology will be accessible through the Asset Integrity Company of Oceaneering, which offers alternatives for integrity, maintenance, analytics, and risk management, standard and advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) and specialized inspection. This launch is an expansion of its product portfolio.

Competitive Analysis

Global non-destructive testing and inspection market is highly fragmented and the major players have used various strategies such as new product launches, expansions, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, acquisitions, and others to increase their footprints in this market. The report includes market shares of non-destructive testing and inspection market for Global, Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, South America and Middle East & Africa.

Major Market Competitors/Players

Few of the major competitors currently working in the global non-destructive testing and inspection market are GENERAL ELECTRIC, MISTRAS Group, Inc., Olympus Corporation, Ashtead Technology Ltd, Nikon Metrology NV, Magnaflux, Zetec, Inc., Eddyfi, YXLON International, Sonatest, Fischer Measurement Technologies India Private Limited, NDT Global, FTH, LLC., Bosello High Technology srl, Labquip NDT, FPrimeC Solutions Inc., LynX Inspection, Cygnus Instruments and Acuren among others.

Research Methodology: Global Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Market

Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and forecasted using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. To know more please request an analyst call or can drop down your enquiry.

The key research methodology used by DBMR research team is data triangulation which involves data mining, analysis of the impact of data variables on the market, and primary (industry expert) validation. Apart from this, other data models include Vendor Positioning Grid, Market Time Line Analysis, Market Overview and Guide, Company Positioning Grid, Company Market Share Analysis, Standards of Measurement, Top to Bottom Analysis and Vendor Share Analysis. To know more about the research methodology, drop in an inquiry to speak to our industry experts.

Key Insights in the report:

  • Complete and distinct analysis of the market drivers and restraints
  • Key market players involved in this industry
  • Detailed analysis of the market segmentation
  • Competitive analysis of the key players involved


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