Vibrant Corporation’s Process Compensated Resonance Testing (PCRT) has been implemented by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to satisfy the P&WC Canadian Resonant Inspection Method (CRIM) specification. The CRIM details the requirements for resonant inspection of critical gas turbine engine components in P&WC engines. “We’re thrilled by the opportunity to work with Pratt & Whitney Canada,” said Vibrant CEO Lem Hunter. “PCRT is a perfect fit for the requirements of the CRIM, and it gives Pratt a fast, accurate and affordable resonant inspection for 100% of a component population.”
Vibrant Corporation provides Process Compensated Resonance Testing services to the Aerospace and Power Generation industries. PCRT applications range from quality assurance and process capability assessment for Original Equipment Manufacturers to in-service structural assessment and life monitoring for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul organizations. Vibrant is certified to AS9100 Rev C, and conducts testing in compliance with ASTM Standard Practice E-2534. The Company is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with operations in the United Kingdom and Germany.
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC), based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a global aerospace leader, shaping the future of business, helicopter and regional aviation with new generation engines. The company also offers advanced engines for industrial applications. P&WC’s operations and service network span the globe. We power the largest fleet of business and regional aircraft and helicopters – 49,000 engines in more than 200 countries. We employ approximately 9,000 people around the world including approximately 6,200 in Canada. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, a high-technology company based in Hartford, Connecticut.