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.
Green Tree also employs an in-depth skip tracing process which involves five levels of procedures, starting with ANI capture (caller ID) and leading to the final step, which includes regional field calls, door knocking, and 45 day no contact inspections.
Due to the staircase effect of the part surface, contact inspections by CMM (table 2) show no difference for the two alignments of ATOS data.