Peak NDT is a high end technology company specialising in the development, manufacture and support of multichannel and phased array ultrasound controllers for use in the Non-Destructive Testing industries. With its particular expertise in ultrasonics, Peak also provides consultancy services, including feasibility studies, technique development and ultrasonic inspection modelling.

Director owned and developing high end ultrasonic instrumentation since 1996, Peak NDT is located in Derby. Having our original roots within Rolls-Royce MatEval, Peak is well placed to continue the world-renowned MicroPulse line of products and can boast an accumulated 100 years (at least) of MicroPulse and ultrasonic NDT experience Peak is technology driven and customer focused. As engineers we are excited by our technology and what it can do and we want to provide what our customers actually need, not just ‘shift boxes’.

We are a team of qualified engineers and scientists, with in-house skills from electronics design (both analogue and digital), embedded software, test and calibration through to ultrasonic inspection applications. Our electronics development is driven by needs of the end-user and if it doesn’t do quite what the user wants it to do then we are flexible enough to implement what is needed where at all possible, generally at no cost. The phased array MicroPulse was conceived in 2003 when Peak applied for and was awarded Smart funding for the development.

Early on (2004), it became apparent that the MicroPulse 5PA was not only suited to what we will call ‘conventional’ phased array but also, because of the true parallel architecture, to Full Matrix Capture. MicroPulse is unique in that the user can communicate directly to the instrument which can easily provide elemental signals prior to summation.

In 2011, for its continued development and innovation of its MicroPulse 5 series of instruments, Peak was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, category Innovation, an accolade of which Peak NDT is extremely proud.

In terms of market sector, Peak supplies a worldwide market for a variety of industries. These include:

  • power generation,
  • nuclear (both civil and military),
  • aerospace,
  • petrochemical,
  • offshore,
  • manufacturing
  • general engineering.

Through our support of R&D institutes and Universities, we recognise that today’s researchers and students are tomorrow’s engineers and should work with the best equipment. A substantial discount for equipment for research is available in order to facilitate this.

Peak NDT are also associate members of BINDT (British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing) and the RCNDE (Research Centre for Non Destructive Evaluation).

Peak holds quality accreditation to ISO9001:2008 and environmental ISO14001:2004