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Viewing Welds By Computer Tomography
Author and Affiliation:
Pascua, Antonio G.(Rockwell International Corp.)
Roy, Jagatjit(Rockwell International Corp.)
Abstract: Computer tomography system used to inspect welds for root penetration. Source illuminates rotating welded part with fan-shaped beam of x rays or gamma rays. Detectors in circular array on opposite side of part intercept beam and convert it into electrical signals. Computer processes signals into image of cross section of weld. Image displayed on video monitor. System offers only nondestructive way to check penetration from outside when inner surfaces inaccessible.
Publication Date: Jul 01, 1990
Document ID:
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 90B10366
Report/Patent Number: MFS-29555
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 14; 7; P. 79
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Huntsville, AL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: No additional information available: For specific technical questions contact TU Officer at Center of origin.
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