As a quality manager, it’s your worst nightmare. One of your best customers comes for a visit and brings a box of cracked parts that came from your plant. He wants to know how it happened, and how you are going to ensure it won’t happen again.
Technological advancements in distance gain sizing result in greater inspection accuracy and reliability.
February 3, 2014
For more than 50 years, Distance Gain Size (DGS) inspections have been performed for the code compliant flaw detection and sizing of welds across oil and gas, power generation and general fabrication applications. They are also used to inspect tubes, pipes, pressure vessels, containers and pumps.
Some modern technology has ancient roots. Hundreds of years ago, foundry workers used sound waves to test the integrity of metal castings by tapping them with a hammer and listening to the tone of the ring.