immersion scanning

immersion scanning

[ə′mər·zhən ‚skan·iŋ]
(engineering)
Ultrasonic scanning in which the ultrasonic transducer and the object being scanned are both immersed in water or some other liquid that provides good coupling while the transducer is being moved around the object.
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The capability of this modified immersion scanning system allows us to continue to focus and improve our efforts on meeting future demand as rate production on programs like the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A-350 increase.