ultrasonic testing


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ultrasonic testing

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′test·iŋ]
(engineering)
A nondestructive test method that employs high-frequency mechanical vibration energy to detect and locate structural discontinuities or differences and to measure thickness of a variety of materials.

ultrasonic testing

A nondestructive method of testing metal; makes use of very-high-frequency sound waves to locate flaws in metal.
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Ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant testing, X-ray inspection and hydrostatic pressure testing are performed at LTI.
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Trach joined LTI in 2005 and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University, is a Pratt & Whitney certified SIM Level 3 and is approved as a nondestructive testing MIL-STD-2132 Examiner in immersion and contact ultrasonic testing.
Ultrasonic testing uses high frequency acoustic energy that is transmitted into a casting.
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The market within this study has been classified on the basis of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods such as visual testing, magnetic particle testing, electromagnetic testing, liquid penetrant testing, radiography testing, thermography testing, and ultrasonic testing.
He is also an ASNT NDT Level III for ultrasonic testing, an approved NDT MIL-STD-2132 Examiner in immersion and contact ultrasonic testing and a Pratt & Whitney certified SIM Level 3.
NDT is perceived by its customers as technology leader in the field of automated non-destructive ultrasonic testing systems, especially regarding inline inspection tools and stationary systems for plate inspection in steel mills.
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Many metallurgical factors can affect the velocity of the sound waves during ultrasonic testing.