Accession Number:

AD0686466

Title:

NONDESTRUCTIVE TEST METHODS FOR REINFORCED PLASTIC/COMPOSITE MATERIALS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-02-03

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

A review is presented of various methods for nondestructive testing NDT of reinforced plasticcomposite materials and structures. Visual inspections, ultrasonic methods, sonic methods, radiography, electrical properties, microwave techniques, thermal techniques, and other NDT methods are examined with regard to their characteristics, instrumentation, utility, and limitations. Recent developments are also discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Plastics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE