Part 1: Defining Discontinuities

  Discontinuities A discontinuity is defined as an interruption in the physical properties of an article. Discontinuities can be relatively harmless – or they can render article material defective and dangerous. Part 1 of this series investigates the origin of discontinuities and the overall classifications most discontinuities fall into. Inherent, Processing, and Service discontinuities are the…

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New! 2017 NDT Industry Trend Report Available

Spectroline® frequently surveys NDT technicians and distribution companies across the globe about industry practices, challenges, and goals. This trend report examines the major uptick in use of LED technology in lamps for fluorescent inspection, and the benefits of LED over bulb lamps (HID and Mercury Vapor).  The results contain a few surprises and several opportunities for…

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uVision 365 Lamp Series Hits the Market for Use in NDT, Forensics, and Fluorescent Inspection. IP65 Rated, Cost-Effective, and Compact.

Spectronics Corporation, the world’s foremost leader in ultraviolet fluorescent equipment, is releasing the uVision™ 365: a new series of UV-A LED lamps for non-destructive testing, crime scene forensics, and more. The hallmark of the uVision series is the coveted IP65 rating – signifying the unit can be fully covered in dust and suffer no intrusion.…

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In What Sort of Applications Can UV Light Be Used?

Ultraviolet (UV) light is all around us, all the time. Although it is invisible to the human eye, it is found outdoors in the sunlight, and indoors too. Even the fluorescent lamps at your office or school emit some ultraviolet light! In very small doses, UV radiation is safe. However, in large doses, eye and…

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