Location

Snowmass Village, CO

Start Date

1-1-1995 12:00 AM

Description

During the months of March and April of 1994, a motorized (hands-off) version of the Dripless Bubbler ultrasonic scanner was field tested at the FAA-Aging Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Validation Center (AANC) in Albuquerque, NM and at Northwest Airlines (NWA) in Minneapolis, MN. The purpose of the field demonstrations was to validate the effectiveness of the Dripless Bubbler for ultrasonic nondestructive inspection (NDI) of fuselage lap splices, tear straps, and composite repair patches for the presence of disbond and corrosion.

Volume

14B

Chapter

Chapter 8: NDE Systems, Reliability, and Transferability

Section

NDE Systems

Pages

2269-2276

DOI

10.1007/978-1-4615-1987-4_290

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Field Demonstrations of the Dripless Bubbler Ultrasonic Scanner

Snowmass Village, CO

During the months of March and April of 1994, a motorized (hands-off) version of the Dripless Bubbler ultrasonic scanner was field tested at the FAA-Aging Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Validation Center (AANC) in Albuquerque, NM and at Northwest Airlines (NWA) in Minneapolis, MN. The purpose of the field demonstrations was to validate the effectiveness of the Dripless Bubbler for ultrasonic nondestructive inspection (NDI) of fuselage lap splices, tear straps, and composite repair patches for the presence of disbond and corrosion.