Defectoscopy, Capillary

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Defectoscopy, Capillary

 

a method of flaw detectionbased on the penetration of the defects by certain substancesthrough the phenomenon of capillary pressure, as a result ofwhich there is an artificial increase in the light and color contrastof the flaws relative to the intact areas.

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