Plane Wave Imaging: The Benefits of Total Focusing Method at High Speed
Posted: 2023-4-4Plane Wave Imaging (PWI) is an advanced firing mode used by Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)instruments that achieve the high-resolution of Total Focusing Method (TFM) imaging at ultra-fast scanning speeds. In many cases, Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) can also be improved through PWI implementation, optimizing data quality for challenging inspections at the same time as efficiency.
What is Plane Wave Imaging?
A good place to start when talking about advanced imaging is with Full Matrix Ca...Read More.
AddUp And Interspectral Join Forces To Reduce Quality Inspection Costs
Posted: 2023-4-1AddUp, a global metal additive manufacturing OEM offering multi-technology production systems, well known for its FormUp® and BeAM 3D printers, has entered a development and license agreement with the Swedish 3D visualization and data fusion software company Interspectral.
AddUp’s FormUp® 350 includes one of the most advanced monitoring suites available on the market, based on three solutions working in synergy. After the successful launch of AddUp Dashboards last February and the introduction of a close...Read More.
A4A/SAE NDT Innovation Award Honors Collins Team for Resonance Inspection of Aircraft Wheels
Posted: 2023-4-1 Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, and SAE International jointly presented the 18th Nondestructive Testing Innovation Award at the Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Forum today. The award was presented to a team comprised of representatives from Collins Aerospace, Delta Air Lines, Vibrant Corporation and the United States Air Force for furthering the science and efficacy of nondestructive testing.
The Collins Aerospace-led team developed an equivalent, ...Read More.
TUV Rheinland's North American Laboratory 500k Parts in First 12 months
Posted: 2023-4-1The TÜV Rheinland North America laboratory in West Unity, Ohio has reached the first milestone in its 12 month history by performing 500,000 inspections of automotive parts, including pitman arms and steering knuckles. This has been achieved thanks to the work of our certified magnetic particle inspection (MPI) technicians.
This lab was opened in September 2021 as part of TÜV Rheinland's mission to provide service to customers by having one regional location for all their inspection and testing requireme...Read More.
WVU Engineers Aim to Improve Coal Safety
Posted: 2023-4-1Two West Virginia University engineers are developing new technologies for coal waste storage facilities that will detect and prevent potential failures like leakage of hazardous materials into the environment.
Guilherme Pereira, associate professor in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department and adjunct associate professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, and Ihsan Berk Tulu, Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow and assistant professor of mining ...Read More.
Giatec Unveils SmartRock Pro Self-Calibrating Sensor
Posted: 2023-4-1Giatec®, world leader in concrete testing technologies, announces SmartRock® Pro, the latest addition to their award-winning product lineup, at World of Concrete 2023. This first-of-its-kind technology is a fully self-calibrating concrete sensor, making it the world’s most powerful innovation in concrete strength monitoring.
"On a construction site, you never know what changes will come your way; from weather conditions to scheduling, even down to last-minute changes in your mix order and delivery," say...Read More.
Smart Robotic Cells Powered by Physics-Informed AI Advance Manufacturing
Posted: 2023-4-1Over the last few years, data-driven artificial intelligence has delivered impressive results in applications such as recommendation engines (e.g., books and movies), playing games, facial recognition, text translation, text synthesis, and fraud detection. This type of AI uses vast data to train the system. In many applications, a large amount of data is readily available such as images on Instagram, and large amounts of text on Wikipedia pages can be easily generated like a computer playing a game against ...Read More.
Palfinger: Reaching New Heights with DNV Approval
Posted: 2023-4-1PALFINGER Megarme has been accredited for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) on classification projects until 2025. Receiving this specific certificate confirms that PALFINGER fulfils the international requirements to perform NDT inspections.
To prove the outstanding quality of its products and services, PALFINGER is strongly committed to obtain all necessary approvals and certifications. Recently, the world-leading certification company DNV has renewed the DNV NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) class approval c...Read More.
NDT Solutions and NDE Labs Announce Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Nondestructive Engineering Services
Posted: 2023-3-29New Richmond, WI and Benbrook, TX – NDT Solutions and NDE Labs are proud to announce a strategic partnership to deliver a single point of contact for all non-destructive engineering and testing services. With over 50 years of combined non-destructive inspection (NDI) experience, this alliance positions the two companies at the forefront of Industry 4.0.
Together, NDT Solutions and NDE Labs will provide a comprehensive range of non-destructive equipment, training, consulting, and testing services. Clients...Read More.
Allied Resources Group Welcomes Pete Howe as EVP of Technical Services
Posted: 2023-3-29Allied Resources Group (ARG), the holding company for a family of technical service providers, welcomes its newest team member, Pete Howe, Executive Vice President of Technical Services.
Spanning an impressive career in the energy industry, Howe joins the ARG executive leadership group having served in various high-level technical and strategic roles. Leaning on his engineering and operational background, Howe's ability to identify areas of opportunity and implement efficient processes will be the cataly...Read More.