contact inspection

contact inspection

[′kän‚takt in′spek·shən]
(engineering)
A method by which an ultrasonic search unit scans a test piece in direct contact with a thin layer of couplant for transmission between the search unit and entry surface.
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Contact inspection involves work of manipulator to identify various problems.
One side of the switch housing slides out for contact inspection, and each stud is numbered for terminal identification.
Non-contact vision systems are typically at least 10 times faster than other contact inspection methods and can be used in highly critical applications.
The design includes reinforced insulation, a two-step stored energy mechanism and a removable arc chamber for contact inspection.
Now that we've covered five options in noncontact inspection, the obvious question is whether noncontact or contact inspection is right for you.