Probing Into Ultrasonic Testing

With so much focus on ultrasonic testing of CFM56-7B fan blades, what is in store for the NDT technique moving forward?

The recent CFM56-7B probe has thrust ultrasonic testing into the forefront within aviation, but just why is ultrasonic being used compared to other non-destructive testing techniques and how exactly does it work? Read on to learn more about the testing progress so far, why it is ideal for engine fan blade inspections and what trends experts predict for ultrasonic in the near future.

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