NDT

Test & Inspection

Checking Up on NDT

From more versatile RVI to the rapidly-popular CT technology, NDT has a big future in the medical manufacturing inspection market.
July 1, 2013

Nondestructive testing (NDT) is becoming progressively more important in the medical industry.


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Measurement

New Technology Improves Photogrammetry

Mid-nineteenth century measurement technique now benefits from optics and scanners.
July 1, 2013
If you have ever watched an episode of NCIS, played the latest version of Microsoft Kinect, or been pulled over by the police after being clocked at doing 40 mph in a 25 mph zone, you have been exposed to photogrammetry.
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Aerospace - NDT in Aerospace

NDT in Aerospace Gains Gravity

While NDT has long been an essential method of testing in the aerospace field, it’s being adopted in a more widespread manner than ever.
July 1, 2013

Although there seem to have been several high-profile quality control issues in the aerospace industry in recent years—such as several large recalls from high-profile airplane manufacturers—quality control in the aerospace arena is improving.


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Stringent Government Safety Regulations Drive Demand for Non-Destructive Test Equipment

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nondestructive Test Equipment markets.
June 25, 2013
Non-Destructive Test (NDT) Equipment is finding great demand in a range of end-use sectors. Non-Destructive testing presents a most economical means of testing, while safeguarding physical asset usability for intended purpose.
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NDT - Ultrasonics

Market Analysis

Where is The Ultrasonic Nondestructive Test Equipment Market Headed?
June 12, 2013

Although initially developed as a method for detecting defects in structures in order to safeguard against catastrophic failures, ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) has evolved immensely to a technique considered the mainstay for the NDT industry.


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Market Analysis

Hardness Testing: Market Analysis 2013

Market upbeat despite facing headwinds.
June 10, 2013

When Frost & Sullivan previously analyzed this market for Quality’s 2012 issue on hardness testing, the market was undergoing a period of transition.


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NDT - Probes

Gaging Probes Get Results

Variations in LVDT gage head technology address different manufacturing automation applications.
June 10, 2013

Electronic gaging probes provide the data collection capability for many of today’s automated dimensional data acquisition systems.


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NDT - Materials Analysis

Medical Meets Microscopy

Transmission electron microscopy can be a powerful analysis tool for medical device materials.
June 6, 2013

Analysis of medical device materials takes place during all stages of their design and use, from initial fabrication and prototype development to examination of the device or surrounding tissues after it has been removed from the patient.


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Test & Inspection

Boost Product Reliability with Environmental Stress Screening

Environmental stress screening is a series of intensified tests to identify potential manufacturing flaws.
June 6, 2013

Need an immediate increase in reliability? Is your product robust but you want complete confidence that everything has been done to minimize your field failures?


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NDT - 101

Flaw Detection Gets Smart with Robotic NDT

Robotic eddy current testing promises to improve flaw detection at the same time it reduces in-service failures.
June 4, 2013

The recent advent of more affordable industrial robots and controls has enabled the development of fully automated eddy current testing systems that improve flaw detection and reduce inspection costs.


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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.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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