Thu, May 12|
May 2022: Sonic/Ultrasonic Testing of Infrastructure
Join us for our monthly meeting presented by Bill Horne!
Time & Location
May 12, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT
About the Event
Presentation Title: Sonic/Ultrasonic Testing of Infrastructure
Speaker: Bill Horne, President, NDT Corporation
Presentation Summary: Attendees will gain knowledge about NDT Corporation’s sonic/ultrasonic testing including Impact Echo (IE) ASTM C1383-15, Pulse Velocity (PV) ASTM C597-16, Energy wave propagation theory of compressional and shear waves, Testing Concrete; Compression strength, corrosion and cracking, Salvageability of old structures (condition assessment), Consolidation issues placing new concrete. Testing Applications include Bridges and foundations, Buildings and walls, Tunnels and pipes, Towers and hydroelectric facilities, and Post tensioned (PT) structures voids in grouted tendons.
Speaker Bio: Mr. Horne is the president of NDT Corporation, a nondestructive testing company based in Sterling MA (USA). For over 25 years NDT Corporation has provided innovative nondestructive testing & geophysical services for evaluating all types of infrastructure materials including: concrete, timber, steel, masonry, asphalt, soil and rock. NDT is a pioneer in the development of specialized impact energy generating equipment, customized sensor arrays to record returning energy signals and analyzes the data via proprietary signal interpretation software.