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Origin and evolution of NDE reference standards
Author(s): Kermit Skeie; Henry J. Ridder
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Paper Abstract

Standards are available for all NDT methods, but not many can be used for aircraft maintenance inspection, whether it is for aging aircraft or not. An ultrasonic standard for aluminum to calibrate the instrument for contact inspection is overdue. There is lack of requirements for visual inspection, except for the yearly eye examination. The inspectors should have a better understanding of the nature and origin of fatigue failures, corrosion and where, why and how it can occur.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 1996
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2947, Nondestructive Evaluation of Utilities and Pipelines, (14 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259176
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Kermit Skeie, kermit skeie associates (United States)
Henry J. Ridder, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2947:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Utilities and Pipelines
Martin Prager; Richard M. Tilley, Editor(s)

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