IT July 2004

 INSPECTION TRENDS — July 2004 — Summer · Volume 7 · Number 3


Passenger Safety: United's Top NDE Priority
by M. R. Johnson
Determining parts' fitness for service in the air drives the nondestructive examination program at United Airlines

Inspecting Welds in Rail
by B. Eklund and B. Crocker
The complex stress patterns to which rails are subjected can initiate a variety of defects

Ultrasonic EMATs for Weld Inspection
by B. Lopez and P. Green
Ultrasonic electromagnetic acoustic transducer technology has moved out of the laboratory and into use in industry

Montreal Welcomes the World of NDE
by M. R. Johnsen
This five-day NDE conference will bring together scientists, researchers, practitioners, and manufacturers from all over the world

Inspecting for Galvanization-Related Cracking in Steel Structures
by R. M. Beldyk
New technology and techniques are needed to locate cracks beneath galvanizing

Continuous Casting Produces High-Quality Steel
by R. R. Shepard
While higher in quality today than it was 30 years ago, steel made with the continuous casting process may still include inherent defects that affect NDE activities


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