Plastics Applications
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement

Application(s)

  • Measure wall thickness of injection molded, extruded, and blow molded parts
  • Requires access to only one side (typically outside) of component

Recommended Gauges
  • TM1 CD
  • TM1 CDL with datalogger for permanent documentation of thickness readings

Ultrasonic Flaw Detection

Application(s)

  • Locate and size disbonding in composite materials
  • Locate and size discontinuities in thick plastic materials
  • Locate and size laminar defects and cavities in plastic sheet
  • Measure wall thickness of plastic pipe

Recommended Instrument(s)

Ultrasonic Bolt Stress Measurement

Application(s)

  • Verify tension on tiebars/tierods

Recommended Instrument(s)

Last Updated 07/02/01