Non-destructive material testing processes

Non-destructive material testing processes

Non-destructive material testing processes does not permanently alter the parts being inspected. This is a valuable technique to save time and money in product development, troubleshooting or research.

Etching processes for testing materials

Etch inspection shows you segregation and processing errors.

 

ProcessFor detection/ determination of:For detection/
determination of:
Electrolytic etching of nickel-base materials
  • Segregation
  • Grain size
  • Machining errors
  • Within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm
Blue etch anodizing of titanium-base materials
  • Segregation
  • Tool fracture
  • Overheating
  • Burnt spots
  • Within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm
Chemical etching of titanium-base materials, nickel-base materials and steels
  • Segregation
  • Grain size
  • Machining errors
  • Within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm
Local etching of all materials
  • Segregation
  • Grain size
  • Machining errors
  • Manual, within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm

Other non-destructive material testing processes

To meet your requirements MTU Aero Solutions provides various methods of non-destructive testing.

 

ProcessObjectiveWorkpiece size
Ultrasonic testing

Identifying defects inside components, such as:

  • Voids
  • Cavities
  • Within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm
Fluorescent penetrant testing

Identifying defects which are open to the surface, such as:

  • Cracks
  • Voids
  • Cavities
  • Within the following dimensions: approx. 1200 mm x 1000 mm x 1000 mm
Magnetic particle testing

Identifying defects located on the surface and just below it, such as:

  • Cracks
  • Voids
  • Cavities
  • Approx. Ø 1000 mm x 800 mm, and Ø 400 mm x 2000 mm
  • Special sizes also possible
Eddy-current testing

Identifying defects located on the surface and just below it, such as:

  • Cracks
  • Cavities
  • Geometric deviations
  • Approx. Ø 700 mm x 800 mm
  • Special sizes also possible
X-ray testing

Identifying defects inside components, such as:

  • Voids
  • Cavities
  • Approx. Ø 1200 mm x 1000 mm
  • Special sizes also possible

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