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Title: Ultrasonic testing device having an adjustable water column

Abstract

An ultrasonic testing device having a variable fluid column height is disclosed. An operator is able to adjust the fluid column height in real time during an inspection to to produce optimum ultrasonic focus and separate extraneous, unwanted UT signals from those stemming from the area of interest.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1213455
Patent Number(s):
9,121,817
Application Number:
13/544,177
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jul 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Roach, Dennis P., Neidigk, Stephen O., Rackow, Kirk A., and Duvall, Randy L. Ultrasonic testing device having an adjustable water column. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Roach, Dennis P., Neidigk, Stephen O., Rackow, Kirk A., & Duvall, Randy L. Ultrasonic testing device having an adjustable water column. United States.
Roach, Dennis P., Neidigk, Stephen O., Rackow, Kirk A., and Duvall, Randy L. Tue . "Ultrasonic testing device having an adjustable water column". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1213455.
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