New tests for NDT“By not damaging or permanently altering the expensive materials and components being inspected, NDT provides significant cost savings and reduced turnaround times for airlines which are always looking to get aircraft out of the hangar and back in the air.

Norway-based ultrasound camera developer DolphiTech, which was founded in 2009, has developed the DolphiCam – a mobile and ergonomic ultrasound NDT camera – specifically testing composite materials. The device has been accepted by Boeing for inspecting the 787 carbon -fibre composite airframe and is certified by Airbus for use on the A350. The camera is able to inspect carbon fibre reinforced plastic up to 16mm thick through high resolution 2D and 3D images.”

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