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  Destructive testing - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In destructive testing, tests are carried out to the specimen’s failure.
These tests are generally much easier to carry out, yield more information, and are easier to interpret than nondestructive testing.
Testing of an object is often done in view of future use, which would make destructive testing pointless.
open-encyclopedia.com /Destructive_testing   (74 words)

  
 Nondestructive testing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In nondestructive testing, tests are carried out in such a way as to not disturb the specimen’s structural or surface integrity.
This type of testing is valuable because the specimen is not destroyed, however, these techniques generally require greater skill and the results are not always straightforward to interpret.
In general, destructive testing yields much more valuable information on the condition of the specimen, but because the specimen is destroyed, the cost is generally greater.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nondestructive_testing   (221 words)

  
 Destructive testing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
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Australian Institute for Non-Destructive Testing AINDT aims to provide members, industry and the community with an independent and professional level of service in relation to the science and practice of Non-Destructive testing.
Non-Destructive Testing Introduces four dynamics principles that can be applied to non-destructive testing: Snell's law, wave reflection, ultrasonic detection probe and radiography.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Destructive_testing_.html   (344 words)

  
 Millipore Catalogue - Integrity Testing Methods
Millipore's practice is to perform destructive testing as a lot release criteria on samples from each manufacturing lot of all fabricated sterilizing-grade filter products, and non- destructive testing on each sterilizing-grade filter prior to sale to insure its integrity.
Destructive challenge testing is the best way to determine a sterilizing filter's ability to retain bacteria.
In this test, a highly accurate gauge is used to monitor upstream pressure changes due to gas diffusion through the filter.
www.millipore.com /catalogue.nsf/docs/C537   (838 words)

  
 Introduction to Non-destructive Testing - NDT
NDT tests were used world-wide to detect variations in structure, minute changes in surface finish, the presence of cracks or other physical discontinuities, to measure thickness of materials and coatings and to determine other characteristics of industrial products.
Successful application of NDT methods to the inspection of manufactured goods requires that a) the test system and procedure be suited to both inspection objectives and types of flaws to be detected, b) the operator have sufficient training and experience, and c) the standard for acceptance appropriately define undesirable characteristics of a nonconforming part.
The advantages of real-time radiography are on-line testing of defect formation in the weld and study of metal fusion, filler-metal-to-base metal interaction, metal transfer and mass flow in the welding pool and the application of this information to welding process control (24).
www.geocities.com /raobpc/NDT.html   (5619 words)

  
 Nondestructive testing for forgings.
Nondestructive testing, sometimes referred to as nondestructive examination, is an examination or test method used to disclose discontinuities that may exist within a test specimen.
This testing or examination is performed in such a way that will allow the specimen being tested to remain unchanged.
All personnel performing nondestructive testing at Scot Forge are certified in accordance with written procedures that meet and exceed the requirements of SNT-TC-1A (A guideline for the "Qualification and Certification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel" published by the American Society of Nondestructive Testing).
www.scotforge.com /equipment/sf_equip_nondestest.htm   (87 words)

  
 Materials Testing Laboratory
The materials testing laboratory is a comprehensive testing facility containing equipment for research and educational goals.
The facility is capable of non-destructive and destructive testing on a wide range of materials including steel, concrete, non-ferrous metals, wood, paper, plastics, threads, etc.
Destructive tests include tension, impact, microscopic examination, creep rupture, hardness, and hi-pot.
www.hofstra.edu /Academics/HCLAS/Engineering/egg_mate_lab.cfm   (181 words)

  
 Bond Testing for Electronic Components using a New Non-Destructive Testing Technique
These bonds are tested manually using bond pull and bond shear techniques, but their destructive nature means tests are carried out on representative samples rather than the actual product.
It is these obvious weak spots that have inspired a team of researchers to revise the testing methods completely by developing a nondestructive system that uses light to test the integrity of bonds at least 30 times faster than the pulling and shearing methods.
The system’s co-developers predict their new method will revamp the old testing standards, leading to more stringent tests of bond strength in today’s high-tech electronics that can be done in a fraction of the time.
www.azom.com /details.asp?ArticleID=1812   (1042 words)

  
 Non-Destructive Testing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
This is performed by using six major methods of radiography, ultrasonics, eddy current, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant and visual testing.
These testing methods are used to test components in a variety of industries including aerospace, petro-chemical, automotive, metals, non-metals, nuclear, marine, electronics, buildings and aircraft.
Students learn to perform the basic testing techniques on both metals and non-metals such as composites as well as how to evaluate the results.
www.slcc.edu /pages/1317.asp   (142 words)

  
 Destructive testing -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Destructive testing -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
These tests are generally much easier to carry out, yield more information, and are easier to interpret than (additional info and facts about nondestructive testing) nondestructive testing.
(A test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress) Stress tests
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/de/destructive_testing.htm   (97 words)

  
 Magnetic particle non destructive testing
Magnetic particle testing is accomplished by inducing a magnetic field in a ferromagnetic material and then dusting the surface with iron particles (either dry or suspended in liquid).
Underwater inspection is another area where magnetic particle inspection may be used to test such things as offshore structures and underwater pipelines.
It can be considered as a combination of two nondestructive testing methods: magnetic flux leakage testing and visual testing.
www.contech.com /Magnetic_Particle.htm   (462 words)

  
 COST-G8: Non-destructive testing for cultural heritage
In particular the increasing need for non-destructive investigations is a major issue, as sampling is often restricted in view of the value or the uniqueness of the object.
Even in the case sampling is allowed, non-destructive testing offers the possibility of obtaining more information on one specific sample, as complementary techniques may be applied.
COST is an intergovernmental framework for European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical research, allowing the coordination on a European level nationally funded research projects.
srs.dl.ac.uk /arch/cost-g8   (424 words)

  
 Industrial testing laboratories- environmental analysis, mechanical & chemical testing, industrial problem solving.
Industrial Testing Laboratories, inc. is proud to announce the acquisition of the Bodycote Materials Testing's St. Louis Laboratory's Analytical Services and Chemistry Division.
Industrial Testing has provided quality service in the areas of environmental analysis, wastewater analysis, mechanical testing, failure investigation, chemical testing, pharmaceutical analysis, metallurgical analysis and product testing.
Industrial testing laboratories, environmental, wastewater, pharmaceutical, metallurgical analysis, mechanical, product, chemical, non-destructive testing, failure investigation and industrial problem solving.
www.industrialtestinglabs.com   (276 words)

  
 Concrete testing and inspection services by Non-Destructive Testing Group
Our concrete testing services are helpful in the process evaluation of existing concrete structures and the ability to meet project requirements, codes, and standards.
Non-Destructive test methods can be used to test mechanical anchors along with epoxy bonded dowels.
Non-Destructive test methods have proven to be valuable in the detection of flaws in existing concrete structures and in determining slab depths and slab thicknesses.
www.nondestructivetesting.com /concrete-testing.html   (154 words)

  
 structural assessment involving destructive and non-destructive testing training
Brashaw also has performed nondestructive evaluation and destructive testing of composite materials and structural components for building code approval,and analyzed experimental results.
Nondestructive testing techniques for establishing in-place material properties for concrete, masonry, wood, and metals are a primary focus.
Destructive and Nondestructive Testing for Concrete and Masonry
training.bossintl.com /html/structural-assessment.html   (1280 words)

  
 Ultrasonic Non-destructive testing
Ultrasonic Testing (UT) uses sound waves having frequencies usually in the mega hertzs range.
There are several forms of ultrasonic waves, the most widely used in NDT being compressional (longitudinal) and transverse (shear) waves.
In a specific application of tube testing for detecting defects normal to the wall, the beam is converted to a shear wave which is propagated around the circumference or along the axis.
www.geocities.com /raobpc/Ultrasonics.html   (607 words)

  
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We are pleased to introduce to you our range of Non-Destructive Testing equipment from a list of suppliers, all highly experienced in their field.
Using one of the motorized scanners pictured above you are assured that virtually all operator induced errors are removed from the test.
All this Non-Destructive testing equipment and more so give us a ring and discuss your inspection problems.
www.advanced-ndt.co.uk   (196 words)

  
 Kidao Laboratories, Chemical Testing, Mechanical Testing, Non - Destructive Testing, Metallography, Corrosion Testing, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
is a leading materials testing laboratory, providing testing solutions to its numerous clients for over ten years.
We are backed by a team of experienced Metallurgists and chemists with expertise in the areas of Chemical Testing, Mechanical Testing, Non - Destructive Testing, Metallography, Welders Qualification procedures, Corrosion Testing, Failure Analysis and Testing of Rubber, Plastics, Paints and Grease.
Our technical staff will be glad to give you a personal tour and discuss your testing requirements.
www.kidaolabs.com   (197 words)

  
 NDT Testing Equipment for Sale & Inspection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Golan Group manufactures and sales real-time NDT testing equipment and fluoroscopic x-ray inspection machines ideal for non-destructive testing as well as quality control in the food industry.
The NEW Xpose 2000 is the only large-screen format available today for non-destructive testing (NDT) with the added extra of real-time inspection in motion.
The easily adjustable control console accommodates the operator's ergonomic reach, not to mention simplicity in controlling the NDT testing machine.
www.xrayit.com /non_destructive_xray.shtml   (210 words)

  
 Inidam - Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Specialists
Non Destructive Testing (NDT) by Radiographic, Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle, Penetrant and Heat Treatment examination.
are specialists in the provision of inspection by non destructive testing (NDT).
Radiographic, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic, Penetrant and Heat Treatment examinations are carried out by our experienced and qualified professionals who are approved to both UK and US standards with PCN level 3 and ASNT approvals either, in our laboratories or, on a customer's site.
www.inidam.com   (69 words)

  
 Destructive Testing - Baker Testing Services
Baker Testing provides a variety of destructive test capabilities to determine the mechanical properties of materials.
Specializing in welding procedure and welder performance qualification testing Baker Testing employs a range of cutting, machining, and sample preparation equipment for rapid turn-around and accurate reporting of test results.
Our 60,000 pound Baldwin testing machine provides precise measurements of applied stresses in both tension and compression of test samples.
www.bakertesting.com /destructive.htm   (79 words)

  
 AINDT Online :: The Home of NDT in Australia
Indeed, Tol, along with colleague Jack Deveney, were in fact the first of their kind in Australia to take a radiograph of a weld on a ship at the Duke and Orr’s dock in Melbourne in 1943 with an SP140 unit specially adapted for this purpose.
This fleeting association was to lead to long career in non-destructive testing at Williamstown, particularly on the Daring Class destroyers which were built at the Dockyard in the post war years.
The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection (JSNDI) bestowed further recognition on Tol when he was presented with the Ishii Award in 1996 for his contribution to the development and technology of non-destructive testing in the region.
www.aindt.com.au /newsite   (849 words)

  
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Baker Testing provides a broad range of inspection services for manufacturing, welding, power generation, paper mills, electronics, and other industries.
Services include consulting, analysis, field and laboratory testing for structural reliability, and in-service quality inspection.
Baker Testing provides services for applications requiring Radiography, Digital Radiography, Ultrasonic Testing, Time-of-Flight Diffraction (TOFD) Ultrasonic Analysis, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Testing, Visual Inspection, Ground Penetrating Radar, Boiler and Tank Thickness Surveys, API 653 Inspection, Turbine Inspection, Weld Procedure and Welder Qualification, Failure Analysis, and Destructive Testing.
www.bakertesting.com   (110 words)

  
 California Court Has No Power to Order Parties to Pay Costs of Unwanted Destructive Testing
The design consultant, the floor installer and the tile supplier requested destructive testing on the floor.
The architect and the prime contractor refused to share the cost of the destructive testing and announced that they did not want testing performed.
There is no legal basis for a court to order litigants to pay for destructive testing or any other discovery they do not wish to pursue.
www.constructionweblinks.com /resources/industry_reports__newsletters/Oct_21_2002/destructive_testing.htm   (438 words)

  
 NDT James non destructive testing systems test equipment for field use
NDT James non destructive testing systems test equipment for field use
James Instruments Inc. is the leading manufacturer of non-destructive test equipment for concrete and other coarse grained materials.
We supply the instruments that measure and analyze strength, structure, corrosion and moisture in concrete.
www.ndtjames.com   (115 words)

  
 AZoM - Books About Non Destructive Testing
The Handbook of Non-Destructive Evaluation by Chuck Hellier is a one-stop, A-to-Z guide to this subject of Non-Destructive Testing.
Covering the background, benefits, limitations, and applications of each, this decision-simplifying resource looks at both the major and emerging nondestructive evaluation methods, including: visual testing, penetrant testing, magnetic particle testing, radiographic testing, ultrasonic testing, eddy current testing, thermal infrared testing and acoustic emission testing.
In clear, understandable terms, the Handbook shows you how to interpret results and formulate the right decisions based on them, making it a welcome resource for engineers, metallurgists, quality control specialists, and anyone else involved in product design, manufacture, or maintenance.
www.azom.com /non_destructive_book_reviews.asp   (339 words)

  
 Non-destructive testing for cultural heritage
In particular the increasing need for non-destructive investigations has become a major issue, as sampling is in most cases restricted in view of the value or the uniqueness of the object.
The main objective of the action is to achieve a better preservation and conservation of our cultural heritage by increasing the knowledge in museum objects through non-destructive analysis and testing and by improving the synergy between art historians, archaeologists, conservators and natural scientists.
on non-destructive testing and microanalysis for the diagnostics and conservation of the cultural and environmental heritage, Rome, 1999.
srs.dl.ac.uk /arch/cost-g8/cost-g8-proposal.htm   (6444 words)

  
 Balvac - vacuum injection epoxy polymer concrete repair & Non destructive testing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Balvac US provides cost effective repair using non destructive testing, vacuum technology, polymers, and epoxies.
Balvac is a global company for impaired concrete and masonry structures; bridges, tunnels commercial buildings.
Balvac specializes and competes with epoxy injection, non destructive testing, concrete epoxy injection, vacuum injection, cement repair, cement repair wall, spall repair, pressure grouting, olyurethane injection.
www.balvac.com /privacy.asp.html   (478 words)

  
 Gauge R and R Studies: For Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing,Mario Perez-Wilson,ISBN:188323719x
Gauge R and R Studies: For Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing
Presents in a step-by-step fashion how to conduct Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility studies for non-destructive testing as well as a statistical approach for destructive testing.
The necessary background for the statistical methods used are covered to provide the novice with a lead into the derivation of formulas.
www.qualitycoach.net /shop/shopexd.asp?ID=5800   (297 words)

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