ULTRASONIC 'EYES' ABOARD BRITISH TESTING TRAIN LOCATE RAIL DEFECTS

Ultrasonic "eyes" capable of detecting and recording hidden flaws in railroad tracks have been placed in use in Great Britain aboard a new rail testing train which travels as it works at speeds up to 25 mph. This paper reports the technique.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society for Nondestructive Testing

    914 Chicago Avenue
    Evanston, IL  United States  60202
  • Publication Date: 1971-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 16A-18A
  • Serial:
    • Materials Evaluation
    • Volume: 39
    • Issue Number: 6
    • Publisher: American Society for Nondestructive Testing
    • ISSN: 0025-5327

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072813
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM