3angles Non Destructive Testing


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Visual Testing

Visual Testing (VT) is the first step of any nondestructive test. Visual testing is the observation of a test object, either directly by looking at it or indirectly by using optical instruments, to evaluate the presence of surface anomalies and the object's conformance to a specification.

Many aids and tools can be used to enhance the ability to visually inspect a part such as illumination, mirrors, magnification, gages and borescopes, All these tools are used by 3angles when visual testing is required as part of the inspection procedure.

A rigid borescope is used to perform visual inspections on turbine rotor bores as part of the boresonics inspection program. We also use video scopes for remote visual inspections.

Visual inspection of a weld using a bridge cam gage

Visual inspection with rigid borescope