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Evaluation of Nondestructive Examination for Re-qualification Of Composite Gas

September 30, 2002

This Research and Development (R&D) project has been performed to evaluate several NDE methods based on their potential ability to detect common flaws such as impact damage in composite gas cylinders.

Key Words: acoustic emission, radiography, micro/millimeter wave, shearography, ultrasonics, eddy current, composite cylinder, magnetic particle, x-ray, composite overwrapped

If you have any technical questions not addressed by this or associated documents, contact Mark Toughiry, 202-366-4545.

Last updated: Monday, November 27, 2017