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Magnetic Particle Inspection Of A Propeller Pitch Change Fork

See a live magnetic particle inspection of a propeller component at Aircraft Propeller Service, in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

See a live magnetic particle inspection of a pitch change fork from a general aviation propeller by Jon Burg, the nondestructive test technician at Aircraft Propeller Service, in Lake Zurich, Illinois. 

Magnetic particle inspection (MPI) is a nondestructive testing (NDT) method. An electric current is run through the magnetized component, and cracks or faults are identified by ultraviolet light. 

Source: nde-ed.org

 

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