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Variable Angle Eddy Current Probe

Abstract: 

An eddy current probe for nondestructive testing, having a rotatable shoe that holds the eddy current coil. The probe is attached to an arm of automated eddy current test equipment, and has a coil-containing shoe that may be rotated to a desired angle with respect to the surface to be inspected. The probe has a motor and pulley system for providing this rotational motion.

Patent Number: 
5,291,136
Date Of Issue: 
03/01/1994
Inventors: 

William R. Van der Veer;Glenn M. Light