NDT Terminology

Hardness Testing

Hardness testing is a method used to determine the hardness of a material, which is a measure of its resistance to deformation, scratching, or indentation. This property is crucial in understanding how a material will behave under various conditions, such as pressure,...

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Holiday Testing (Jeeping)

Holiday testing, also known as "jeeping," is a specific inspection method used in NACE coating inspections to detect any flaws in protective coatings. These flaws, called "holidays," are tiny gaps, pinholes, or defects in the coating that can allow moisture or...

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Inspection Plug Materials

Stainless steel and aluminum are popular materials for NDT inspection plugs due to their specific properties that make them suitable for harsh environments. Stainless Steel Plugs Durability: Stainless steel is known for its high strength and durability, which makes it...

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Ultrasonic Testing (UT)

How sound is used to test materials Sound waves are really useful for testing materials in ways that are safe and non-destructive. Here’s how it works: Sending Sound Waves: First, you send sound waves through the material you want to test. You can use a special device...

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