ultrasonic testing


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ultrasonic testing

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′test·iŋ]
(engineering)
A nondestructive test method that employs high-frequency mechanical vibration energy to detect and locate structural discontinuities or differences and to measure thickness of a variety of materials.

ultrasonic testing

A nondestructive method of testing metal; makes use of very-high-frequency sound waves to locate flaws in metal.
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In (8), [R.sub.x] is the unreliability of eddy current testing, and [R.sub.y] is the unreliability of ultrasonic testing which can be described in Figure 1 by massive testing data.
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Out of the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods ultrasonic testing, radiographic testing, and eddy current testing are expected to capture most of the market size owing to the various applications across end user segments.
The ultrasonic testing is carried out twice during manufacturing to ensure the titanium has bonded fully where it should.
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"For instance, training takes approximately one year to achieve a Level 2 status in ultrasonic testing, four months for magnetic particle and three months for dye penetrant."
Intending the work as a supplement to the required hands-on laboratory and field training, he offers 14 chapters discussing acoustic emissions, electromagnetic testing method, laser testing methods, leak testing methods, liquid penetrant tests, magnetic particle testing, neutron radiographic testing, radiographic testing method, thermal/infrared testing method, ultrasonic testing, vibration analysis method, and visual and optical testing.
Ultrasonic testing is nondestructive, which means that a probe needs to be placed on just one side of the rubber part in order to achieve instant, accurate thickness measurements, according to the company.
Among the most popular courses offered are API 510 (Pressure Vessel Inspection), API 570 (Piping Inspection), API 653 (Aboveground Storage Tanks Inspection), API 580 (Risk Based Inspection), UT (Ultrasonic Testing) level 1, PT (Penetrant Testing) level 2, VT (Visual Testing) level 2, PAUT (Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing) level 2, UTM (Ultrasonic Thickness Measurements) level 2, Basic Rope Access and IRATA Rope Access.