Using the Total Focusing Method Algorithm to Enhance PAUT Imaging
The total focusing method algorithm does not summarize. Data from each transmitter/receiver in the array is separately digitized and saved,Read More
Probe Selection for Ultrasonic Testing: Best Practices
Selecting the correct probe is the first step taken when starting an ultrasonic inspection. Probes generate and receive high-frequency soundRead More
Improving Train Wheel Inspection Efficiency with Eddy Current Array
ECA instrumentation is made to adapt to irregular geometries. Specifically, the coils of a surface array probe can conform toRead More
What Are the NDT Standards for Welding?
Many of the standards are mandated by law and company policy, but the early detection of potential hazards is theRead More
Understanding NDT of Carbon Fiber
Carbon fiber has become an important material in the aerospace industry in recent years. It provides flexible and durable propertiesRead More
The Role of Nondestructive Testing in the Air Force
Nondestructive testing (NDT) provides essential information to military air fleets. Using ultrasonic and eddy current testing equipment, NDT technicians canRead More
Destructive and Nondestructive Testing Methods: A Comparison
When comparing destructive and nondestructive testing, destructive testing is, in some ways, the most reliable method. However, nondestructive testing (NDT)Read More
Does Ultrasonic Testing Have Thickness Limitations?
Ultrasonic testing uses piezoelectric transducers to convert electrical impulses into mechanical vibrations. After the vibrations have passed through the objectRead More
Is Visual Inspection an Effective NDT Method?
Visual inspections are inexpensive and require less training than other testing methods. However, the discipline simply cannot compare to theRead More