Phased Array 101 - When is Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT) Required?

PAUT is an advanced method of ultrasonic testing with applications in medical imaging as well as in industrial sectors such as construction, power generation, and pipelines. It is particularly useful in the industrial sectors because of its capability for testing a large volume of material, where full volume examination to assess the structural integrity of a design is of critical importance.

PAUT is also a required and an effective method for detecting service-related flaws for cracking, corrosion, and de-laminations as well as for assessing welds and wall thickness measurements, doing corrosion testing, and performing rolling stock inspection (wheels and axles). 

   
  
   
  
    
  
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    Thank you undisputed_kb for the great photo!

Thank you undisputed_kb for the great photo!

At NDT Classroom, we offer several Phased Array courses in which you’ll learn which situations call for PAUT and how to administer the correct applications to get the job done. Check out

https://www.ndtclassroom.com/phased-array-testing/ for more information.