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Improved Radiography Of Wooden PartsTechnique developed to increase radiographic contrasts of inherent latent defects in wood. Involves introduction of radiopaque substance into defect site and subjecting site to penetrating radiation. Radiopaque penetrant used is commercially available fluorocarbon cleaning solvent, trichlorotrifluoroethane. Applicable in inspection of wooden aircraft components, fan and wind-turbine blades, marine parts, insulators, and other wooden components, assemblies, and structures.
Document ID
19900000333
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Berry, Maggie L. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Berry, Robert F., Jr. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1990
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 14
Issue: 7
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
LAR-13724
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.