ultrasonic testing

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ultrasonic testing

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(General Engineering) engineering the scanning of material with an ultrasonic beam, during which reflections from faults in the material can be detected: a powerful nondestructive test method
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The emergency inspections require an ultrasonic inspection of all fan blades in this type of engine.
The order, which it initially proposed in August following an incident in 2016, will require ultrasonic inspection within the next six months of the fan blades on all CFM56-7B engines that have accrued a certain number of takeoffs.
Inspection guidelines from ASTM A903 (Magnetic Particle Inspection) and ASTM A609 (Ultrasonic Inspection) can be used to determine minimum fracture toughness values based on an appropriate inspection level when considering fracture mechanics during design.
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The broken shaft was returned to the Tier 2 supplier for analysis, prompting the parts maker to implement an ultrasonic inspection system for similar parts.
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The ultrasonic inspection technique works in much the same way as it would if one went to the doctor's office.
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