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Apparatus & Method for Ultrasonic Inspection of Highly Attenuative Materials

Abstract: 

An ultrasonic inspection system is disclosed which provides for penetration of highly attenuative materials by use of the longitudinal mode of particle vibration. Separate transmitting and receiving transducers, which are electrically isolated, are utilized in the inspection system as are specially designed transducer wedges producing refracted longitudinal ultrasonic waves.

Patent Number: 
4,165,649
Date Of Issue: 
08/28/1979
Inventors: 

Amos S. Greer, Jr.