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Passionate Team of NDT & Welding Experts at Trinity NDT

The First Generation Entrepreneurs with Zeal to Build World Class Company

Promoters, CEO & Directors at Trinity NDT

Mr Ravi Kumar Thammana, CEO and Mr Shiva Kumar R, Director

Know about Trinity NDT – Founders & Promoters team. Mr. Ravi Kumar Thammana is the CEO and Shiva Kumar R is the Director of Trinity NDT, Bangalore, India.

Both are highly qualified in the domain of NDT and Welding. Professionally certified experts as ASNT Level 3, Aerospace NAS410 Level 3,  International Welding Engineers (IWE from The International Institute of Welding). Also, CSWIP certified welding inspectors with over two decades of rich experience.

Under the leadership of the expert duo, the company grabbed hat trick National Awards. First, the best serving MSME among the companies serving on NDT and Welding. The Economic Times ET Rise, has ranked Trinity NDT, as 10th Top performing MSME in India in the category ‘Industrial & Engineering services’. Find more details about awards and recognition.

Both Mr Ravi Kumar Thammana & Mr. Shiva Kumar R are founders of Trinity NDT and first generation entrepreneurs with a zeal to build a world class quality organization.


About Trinity NDTians
Mr. Ravi Kumar Thammana & Mr. Shiva Kumar R

Ravi Kumar Thammana

Ravi Kumar Thammana

Co Founder of Trinity NDT & Vice President (south), The Indian Institute of Welding – IIW India, Kolkata


Shiva Kumar. R

Co Founder of Trinity NDT    President (elect) – Peenya Industries Association & Director – FKCCI, Bangalore

Mr. Ravi Kumar Thammana, CEO

Ravi Kumar Thammana, CEO and co-founder of Trinity NDT, Bangalore, India and currently Vice-President(south), The Indian Institute of Welding, Kolkata. He is a Graduate in Metallurgical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata.

His professional certifications includes, ASNT Level III in Ultrasonic testing (UT),  Magnetic particle testing (MT), Penetrant testing (PT), Radiography testing (RT), Visual testing (VT) and  Eddy current testing (ET). Also, a certified International Welding Engineer – IWE from The International Institute of Welding (IIW).

He is a National Aerospace Standard certified NAS410 Level 3 in Magnetic Particle Inspection(MPI) and Penetrant Testing (FPI). He is the responsible level III for Aerospace NDT. A well known consulting expert in the field of nondestructive testing and welding not only in India, but also in Europe, Middle East and African countries.

Mr. Ravi Kumar Thammana is a Radiological Safety Officer (RSO) licensed from BARC, AERB, Mumbai. Serving as RSO and looks after radiography testing and X ray inspection.


An NDT & Welding Expert. Providing Consulting Services.

Mr. Ravi Kumar Thammana, has over 25+ years of experience in NDT and Welding. Worked with leading companies in India. He has notable experience in qualifying welders, preparing WPS, writing procedures. He is an ASNT Level 3 consultant for companies in Gulf and African Countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Cameroon and Ghana. He is working as consultant for a number of oil and gas companies in Azerbaijan and customers in Russia.

An expert NAS410 aerospace NDT consultant for numerous manufacturing companies in India. He establishes nondestructive techniques, prepare and approve procedures. He also conducts process audits, trainer for NAS410 courses and ASNT SNT TC 1A training programs.


Mentor and Chief Trainer.
Jury for India Skills in Welding.

Ravi Kumar T is currently the Mentor and Chief trainer, responsible for effective design of training courses at Trinity Institute of NDT Technology (A Unit of Trinity NDT Engineers).

A visiting faculty for Ministry of Skill development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India. Jury for India Skills in Welding specialization.

He is working with Engineering institutes & R&D Centers in India and abroad. A renowned trainer for Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP), Faculty Development programs (FDP). His presentations on ‘7 Challenges to Startup Entrepreneurs’ and ‘Legal Framework for Startups’ have won excellent reputation at Entrepreneurship development programs.

He blogs about latest developments on nondestructive testing and welding technology. The blog has over 18000 monthly visits from readers. Visit Ravi’s Blog.


Backed with Diversified Experience in Industry

He has wide experience on NDT testing of castings, forgings, weld joints. He is an expert engineer for in-service, overhaul (MRO) inspection of Aerospace, Sugar and Cement plant equipment. In addition, has experience in quality control activities of pressure vessels fabrication, chemical plants, process plants, inspection of cross country pipe lines.

Ravi Kumar Thammana is currently ‘Vice President’ (South), The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), India. He served as ‘Chairman – The Indian Institute of Welding IIW India Bengaluru branch’. Present member Central Council at IIW India, Kolkata. He is the Past Vice Chairman ISNT, Bengaluru. Jury, India skills on welding, working with Capital Goods Sector Council & Ministry of Skill Development, Government of India.

Presently, he is a member of The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), Ohio, USA, Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India)-Kolkata, Aeronautical Society of India and a Chartered Engineer. Also,  Joint Secretary, The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Bengaluru chapter.  A training management board (TMB) member for ISNT, head quartered at Chennai.

He is the Course Director for Pre-conference tutorials (PCT) for NDE2020, NDE2021 and NDE2022 at ISNT.


Setting New Quality Standards for the Organization

With intuitive leadership, customer centric activities, he leads Trinity NDT, setting new quality standards. And in taking the company to greater heights year after year. Want to connect with Mr Ravi Kumar Thammana or follow him?

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Shiva Kumar R, Director, Trinity NDT

Shiva Kumar. R co-founder is a NDT and Welding specialist. An International Welding Technologist (IWT), certified from The International Institute of Welding (IIW). Also, he is a CSWIP 3.1 certified Welding Inspector from The Welding Institute(TWI), UK.

He has over 24 years of professional experience in quality control inspection, welder qualifications, WPS, PQR and welding consulting. Mr. Shiva Kumar R has good exposure for preparing quality procedures, validation and approval. He also performs process quality audits. A Senior trainer for for NDT and Welding training courses for programs at training centre and at customer locations. 


Educational background

Shiva Kumar R, holds Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore-India. He has been Awarded as ‘Distinguished alumni of MSRIT’ for the year 2022. 

Also, a certified Industrial Radiography testing RT expert from BARC, Mumbai. A Chartered Engineer, holding NDT Level II in 6 NDT methods as per ASNT SNT TC 1A and ISO9712. A member of Institution of Engineers (India)-Kolkata, India. Member of Indian Institute of Welding (IIW)-Kolkata. Besides, he is a member of ISNT, Chennai and Executive committee member of IIM, Bangalore Chapter


President(Elect), Peenya Industries Association, Bangalore

Shiva Kumar R, is also the currently elevated as President (Elect), Peenya Industries Association(PIA), Bangalore. PIA is a leading industrial association serving over 10000+ MSMEs in the state of Karnataka. Also, presently the Director, Federation of Karnataka Commence and Industries(FKCCI), Bangalore.

He is Immediate past Chairman and Convener, International Congress on Welding, IC2024 – The Indian Institute of Welding IIW India Bengaluru branch.

He is a guest faculty for MSME, Foreman Training Institute, Ministry of Skill development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India. And working with Engineering institutes and R&D Centers in India. He is also a renowned trainer for Entrepreneurship development programs EDP, Faculty Development programs FDP. His dedicated and sincere efforts are crucial in establishing Trinity NDT internationally to the present level.

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