Facts about Sound and the Waves it Produces

The speed that sound waves travel, largely depend on the material type. This is why, for example, sound cannot travel through a vacuum at all. At Structural Diagnostics Inc, we are intimately familiar with the properties of sound and how it is the best tool for...

The Fundamentals of Nondestructive Weld Examination

A quality weld goes beyond whether or not the objects being welded together meet visual inspection criteria. In other words, when it comes to a good weld there is more to it than meets the eye. A quality weld is one that must be able to do its job – keep the...

Non-Destructive Testing: Safety Considerations

Nondestructive testing is an essential component of aircraft inspection and repair. However, simply because this method of inspection does not damage aircraft parts and systems, does not mean that technicians and mechanics should be careless when using advanced...

Industries That Use Non Destructive Testing

Nondestructive Testing (NDT) continues to prove that it is a technology that is well worth investing in for a wide variety of industries. Part of the reason for its growing popularity among technicians and engineers in these fields is that it saves companies millions...

7 Ultrasonic Technology-Related Facts You May Not Know

The use of ultrasonic measurement technology is fast becoming one of the most effective and reliable ways to get an accurate picture of certain aircraft components, systems and the materials that go into making them. And although many outside the field of...

A Brief History of the Equipment used in Non Destructive Testing

As we have written on this blog before, the history of non destructive testing goes back quite some time. Civilizations such as the ancient Greeks and Chinese used relatively unsophisticated methods of testing the integrity of certain items without damaging them. But...