CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM-United Kingdom-based Phoenix Inspection Systems, provider of nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment, is launching Phoenix Inspection Systems Inc. (Phoenix ISI), a sister company that will be based in Atlanta.
CINCINNATI-ASTM E2001-8 Standard Guide for Resonant Ultrasound for Defect Detection in Both Metallic and Non-Metallic Parts has been revised and released. Standardizing resonant inspection nondestructive testing across different organizations, companies and countries for meaningful comparison and consistency is the express purpose of the new standard.
ROCHESTER, NY-Gradient Lens Corp. has acquired Phelan, CA-based FRS-Omega Inc., manufacturer of visual inspection products. The addition of FRS-Omega’s line of flexible fiberoptic and video borescopes gives the company an expanded product line.
Indentation hardness, traditionally reserved for the lab, has evolved to in-situ production applications to improve yields, reduce costs, maximize resources and generally improve the overall productivity of an operation.
Ultrasonic leak detection has been used for a variety of applications, ranging from energy reduction, by locating compressed air leaks, to quality assurance inspections, such as locating wind noise and water leaks in automobiles.