nondestructive testing

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nondestructive testing

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(Metallurgy) any of several methods of detecting flaws in metals without causing damage. The most common techniques involve the use of X-rays, gamma rays, and ultrasonic vibrations. Abbreviation: NDT
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Based on nondestructive examination (NDE) techniques, it is categorized into volumetric examination, surface examination, and others.
This may require a nondestructive examination, a visual examination or an examination of the microstructure of the metal by replication or sample removal.
Under a five year agreement, MISTRAS Group will provide Nondestructive Examination (NDE) inspection services in support of both refueling outages and on-line activities to be performed at PSEG Nuclear's Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.
Other subjects are mechanical testing, nondestructive examination, surface treatment, manufacturing problems, and global standards.

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