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Inspection of metallic thermal protection systems for the X-33 launch vehicle using pulsed infrared thermography
Author(s): John O. Taylor; Henry M. Dupont
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Paper Abstract

High resolution pulsed IR thermography has been assessed, selected and developed for the inspection of brazed metallic honeycomb sandwich thermal protection system parts for the X-33 space vehicle. This inspection is fast, reliable and less costly than alternative methods.

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Date Published: 26 March 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3361, Thermosense XX, (26 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304741
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John O. Taylor, Rohr, Inc. (United States)
Henry M. Dupont, Rohr, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3361:
Thermosense XX
John R. Snell Jr.; Richard Norman Wurzbach, Editor(s)

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