nondestructive test


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nondestructive test

A test of a material, component, or assembly which does not damage the item being tested; usually carried out with ultrasonics or x-rays.
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These are only a few of the many nondestructive tests being utilized today.
Uncertainty about performance, the lack of meaningful nondestructive tests and variable casting quality lead equipment designers to cautious component designs when using steel castings.
The use of process modeling combined with meaningful nondestructive tests must be integrated into performance design using computer analysis to reduce weight and increase performance and reliability.
In this final installment of our 12-part series on the Metalcasting Process, a variety of destructive and nondestructive tests that are commonly used by foundries are discussed.
For many years, the most common nondestructive tests included liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, x-ray radiography, ultrasonic, eddy current testing and the old standby, hardness testing.

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