NDT ship maintenance
In the maritime industry, quality control is crucial to avoid catastrophic outcomes such as the loss of a ship or an environmental disaster.
Inspection has to be performed during the manufacturing phase but also during the entire ship’s life through periodic maintenance.
Considering the appreciable number and importance of welds in structures like hulls or tanks, as well as their uneasiness of accessibility, portable products are mandatory for x-ray inspection of these sensible areas.
Furthermore, the ever-growing use of composite material imposes the need for the imaging of the inspection system to produce high quality images at all the energies involved.