The current accepted non-destructive evaluation methods used in the inspection of welds have several shortcomings regarding cost, false defect indications, and lack of sensitiveness to certain flaw orientations in welds.
Fact Sheet ID Number
inspection, weld, transducer, sensor, construction, emat, ultrasonic test
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMAT)" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 211.