Learn more about the the various non-destructive processes: how they work, the scientific principles behind them, and how and when they are used.

How Does Ultra Sonic Testing Work?

  • NDT, Non-Desturctive Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, UT
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) uses high frequency sound energy to conduct examinations and make measurements. Ultrasonic inspection can be used for flaw detection/evaluation, dimensional measurements, material characterization, and more. This helpful video helps to explain some of the basics of ultrasonic testing:
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How Does Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection Work?

  • Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, NDT, Non-Desturctive Testing
Fluorescent penetrant inspection (FPI) is a type of dye penetrant inspection in which a fluorescent dye is applied to the surface of a non-porous material in order to detect defects that may compromise the integrity or quality of the part in question. Learn about the Penetrant Inspection method of Nondestructive Testing, including basic steps for […]
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How Does Magnetism Work In Magnetic Particle Inspection?

  • Magnetic Particle, Magnetism, NDT, Non-Desturctive Testing
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) is a NDT process for detecting surface and shallow subsurface discontinuities in ferromagnetic materials such as iron, nickel, cobalt, and some of their alloys. The process puts a magnetic field into the part. But how does magnetism actually work? You’re probably familiar with the basics of magnets already: They have a north […]
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