Shear wave UT is an advanced, non-destructive testing (NDT) method that uses ultrasonic waves to detect and measure flaws in materials. SWUT is a versatile technique that can be used to inspect a wide variety of materials, including metals, plastics, composites, and ceramics.
How It Works
Shear Wave UT works by transmitting ultrasonic waves into a material and detecting the waves that are reflected or refracted by flaws. The reflected and refracted waves are then analyzed to determine the location, size, and shape of the flaws. The waves travel through the material and reflect off of any defects that they encounter. The reflected waves are then detected by a sensor, which converts them into an electrical signal. The electrical signal is then displayed on a screen, where it can be analyzed by a technician to identify and measure the defects.
Shear Wave UT is used in a wide variety of industries, including:
Oil and gas
Shear Wave UT is a valuable tool for ensuring the quality and safety of products in these industries. It can be used to inspect a wide variety of components, including welds, castings, forgings, and machined parts.
Why Use Shear Wave UT?
Shear Wave UT is a highly accurate and reliable NDT method. It is also relatively inexpensive and easy to use, making it a popular choice for a wide range of applications. SWUT can be used to test a wide variety of materials, including:
Shear Wave UT is a versatile technique that can be used to inspect a wide range of materials. It is a valuable tool for ensuring the quality and safety of products in a variety of industries. It is non-destructive, meaning that it does not damage the material being tested.
Why call USINDT for Shear Wave UT?
Shear Wave UT is a valuable tool that can be used to improve the safety, quality, and productivity of of a wide range of industries. However, it can only detect defects that are aligned with the direction of the ultrasonic waves, and can be difficult to interpret the results. Therefore, US Inspection’s shear wave UT techs are highly trained on specialized equipment to ensure the best results for our clients. Have questions? Contact us today!