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X-ray Fluorescence Testing of Laminate Structures

Abstract: 

An X-ray fluorescence method and apparatus of detecting subsurface impact caused delaminations and cracks in cloth and epoxy-catalyst laminates which method and apparatus permit nondestructive testing and evaluation of the existance, location, parameters and depth of the subsurface damage.

Patent Number: 
4,577,337
Date Of Issue: 
03/18/1986
Inventors: 

Glenn M. Light;