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An Overview of the Non-Destructive Testing Services Offered by NTS

May 3, 2018

What type of Non-destructive Testing does NTS offer? NTS offers Non-destructive Testing (NDT) by the use of 2D/3D X-ray imaging, X-ray/CT metrology or computed tomography (CT) imaging. These methods are used to evaluate the properties of components, systems or materials...

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Non-Destructive Evaluations

July 19, 2017

Non-destructive evaluations (NDEs) are a critical first step in the failure analysis of a product or component. NDE testing looks closely at a device under test without altering it in any permanent way. This is the fastest and most economical...

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Micro CT Scanning

July 12, 2017

Micro CT scanning — alternately known as micro-focus and nanosat imaging — is a form of non-destructive testing used to create a high-resolution 3D map of an object. The technology is similar to CAT scanning used in medical imaging, though...

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Failure Analysis with X-Ray CT Scanning

May 10, 2017

Failure Analysis Laboratory Failure analysis is a critical step in addressing a reliability or performance issue with one of your products. Sophisticated tools help you get to the root of the problem quickly and determine how to correct the underlying...

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Seeing Beyond Boundaries: Industrial CT Scanning

May 9, 2017

Have you see the NTS sponsored white paper “The Basics, Common Applications, and 4 Tips to Maximize Results from Industrial CT Scanning Inspection” on the InCompliance EERC Resources page? Check it out today to learn about the history of CT...

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Advanced Testing Technology Meets Art Conservation: NTS lab assists in the digital exploration of medieval boxwood sculptures.

March 29, 2017

Thanks to the help and participation of our NTS Chesapeake Non-destructive Imaging Laboratory (formerly Chesapeake Testing), researchers have made advances in the study of medieval boxwood sculptures. The pieces are currently being featured in the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood...

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X-Ray Computed Tomography Scanning & Composite Materials

March 28, 2017

X-ray inspection technology has come a long way over the past several decades. Since its inception in the 1970s, x-ray computed tomography, or CT scanning, has completely revolutionized medical diagnostic practices. In the 1980s, we saw the introduction of micro-focus...

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3D Modeling Aids the “Digitization of Science”

February 8, 2017

In January 2016, Popular Mechanics paid a visit to the Smithsonian’s Museum Support Center in Suitland, Maryland and met with Nick Pyenson, paleontologist and curator  of the Marine Mammal Collection, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the...

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X-Ray Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning & Battery Cells

October 20, 2016

Next-generation energy storage technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries, are changing the landscape of just about every major industry – from advanced aerospace applications to everyday consumer products. With the major advantage storing very high energy densities while remaining small in...

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New Species of Extinct River Dolphin Discovered in Smithsonian Collection

August 31, 2016

A fossil that has spent decades in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has been determined to be a new genus and species after careful study that includes x-ray scanning and support for digital image processing from our Chesapeake...

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