59th Annual British Conference on Non-Destructive Testing

The 59th Annual British Conference on Non-Destructive Testing will take place this year from 15-17 September 2020 at Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Northampton, UK. The purpose of the event is to showcase a broad range of NDT technologies and applications and to gather...

Non-Destructive Testing: Terms and Definitions

As the term implies, non-destructive testing (NDT) is a wide group of analysis techniques used in science and industry to evaluate the properties of a material, component or system without causing damage to said materials. And while the term may seem self-explanatory,...

The Pluses and Minuses of Visual Inspection

Visual inspection is the oldest method of non-destructive testing there is. This is hardly a surprise since our forbearers did not have the instrumentation that we currently possess. They could not have conceived of machines such as an ultrasonic bubbler system or an...

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...