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Methods of Non-Destructive Testing and Why it is Performed standard

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is a term typically used for any testing program that does not harm or degrade a product or a part of a product.  The requirements for Non-Destructive Testing usually emerge during the development and prototype stage of a product design program. Many kinds of Non-Destructive Testing are utilized depending upon the product.  Ultrasonic Testing (UT) is used to determine the material thickness of an item or for the detection of internal flaws that could weaken a component.  Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI) is used to detect surface flaws in metal and other types of materials.  This method requires the items inspection; solvent cleaned, apply penetrating dye to its surface and subsequently tested.  After a period, it is to ...

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