Let’s take a look at the most common types of nondestructive testing to help you apply the right method for your failure-analysis needs.
Nondestructive testing (NDT) methods are important tools to help us assure product safety, quality and reliability. Finding defects, whether they are flaws or imperfections, during the manufacturing process or before a product is placed into service will decrease liability, increase productivity, save time and improve the bottom line. These techniques are also the first step in any “postmortem” failure analysis.
The most common types of NDT methods are: