Test & Inspection

NDT - Training

The Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Training Industry

Primed for expansion

Due to the critical nature of nondestructive testing (NDT) in ensuring the safety and reliability of a plant, infrastructure, or facility, any technician performing NDT has to be trained and certified by an accredited body.


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Measurement

How to Choose the Right Lighting for Machine Vision Applications

“The most sophisticated automated inspection system in the world cannot work without the proper lighting.”

Machine vision systems create images by analyzing the reflected light from an object, not by analyzing the object itself.


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Test & Inspection

A Turn for the Better: Advances in Multisensor Systems

Multisensor systems allow complex parts to be easily measured in one setup using the best sensor for each measurement situation.

Multisensor metrology systems have evolved over the past 20 years to integrate a wide array of sensor techniques—optical, laser, touch-probe, white light and scanning probe.


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Repetitive Shock Stimulation for ESS, HALT & HASS

Visualize the large tool, the cabinet of Figure 1, being on your company’s or agency’s premises. What is it? What can you use it for? It’s mainly intended for stressing, for finding weaknesses in, your electronic and other assemblies.


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DNV KEMA Sells Nondestructive Testing Services Unit to 3angles Inc.

3angles is led by Joop Kraijesteijn, who spent the past 12 years with DNV KEMA.


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DMSC Submits QIF v1.0 for ANSI Standardization

A new interoperability standard for Manufacturing Quality Measurement Information
The Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC) has formally approved four technical specifications that will standardize three critical digital information exchange interfaces for model-based manufacturing quality measurement. These technical specifications have been submitted to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for standardization and will be known collectively as the Quality Information Framework (QIF) v1.0 .
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NDT - Market Analysis

Laser NDT

Lasing Toward a Mainstream Nondestructive Testing Technique

Nondestructive Testing (NDT) based on laser technology has witnessed incremental acceptance in the NDT industry since the early 1990’s with shearography and holography interferometry as the most widely recognized techniques based on this technology.


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NDT - Back 2 Basics

Wire Crimp Pull Testing

Achieve consistent product performance with wire crimp pull testing

Wire harness assemblies are used in numerous applications, from dishwashers to fighter jets.


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NDT - Hardness Testing

Portable Hardness Testing Methods

Consider these devices for use in the field.

One of the most common requests we receive at our office is from confused customers in need of a portable hardness tester for use in the field.


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NDT - Remote Visual Inspection

Remote Visual Inspection Explained

Learn more about the three major categories of remote visual inspection equipment.

Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) is a term that characterizes inspection in areas that would otherwise be visually inaccessible.


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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
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