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John Wagner
Engineering
Tenneco Automotive, USA, Joined Apr 2004, 3

John Wagner

Engineering
Tenneco Automotive,
USA,
Joined Apr 2004
3
06:22 Aug-11-2004
NDT analysis of bond failures in bushings

Some time ago I asked if anyone had a NDT method for determining the presence of a bond failure in a bushing. The bushing in general is a torus of rubber assebled coaxially between to metal cylinders. I received some answers generally of the type, "Let me see one and I'll let you know". I did not have enough examples to answer that type of question. Obviously, we attempt to avoid developing those. I now have some from a DOE study. If anyone is still interested in addressing this problem, please let me know.


 
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Boyd Howard
Consultant, In-house NDT consultant
Westinghouse Savannah River Company, USA, Joined Aug 2000, 3

Boyd Howard

Consultant, In-house NDT consultant
Westinghouse Savannah River Company,
USA,
Joined Aug 2000
3
04:48 Aug-12-2004
Re: NDT analysis of bond failures in bushings
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Our computed tomography team has successfully evaluated something very similar. If you want to discuss this further, please contact me.

: Some time ago I asked if anyone had a NDT method for determining the presence of a bond failure in a bushing. The bushing in general is a torus of rubber assebled coaxially between to metal cylinders. I received some answers generally of the type, "Let me see one and I'll let you know". I did not have enough examples to answer that type of question. Obviously, we attempt to avoid developing those. I now have some from a DOE study. If anyone is still interested in addressing this problem, please let me know.
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Randy Plis
Sales,
Metals Testing Company, USA, Joined Jun 2002, 9

Randy Plis

Sales,
Metals Testing Company,
USA,
Joined Jun 2002
9
09:22 Aug-16-2004
Re: NDT analysis of bond failures in bushings
Hello John,

Yes, we are interested at taking a look at your application. Bond testing is one of our most frequent applications. Please send us a sample and additional detail. We are an NDE facility that has both production and R&D capabilities.

Best regards,
Randy Plis

Metals Testing Company
80 Kimberly Drive
South Windsor, CT 06074
(USA

+1-860-289-8225
mtc62@aol.com
www.mtc62.com

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: Some time ago I asked if anyone had a NDT method for determining the presence of a bond failure in a bushing. The bushing in general is a torus of rubber assebled coaxially between to metal cylinders. I received some answers generally of the type, "Let me see one and I'll let you know". I did not have enough examples to answer that type of question. Obviously, we attempt to avoid developing those. I now have some from a DOE study. If anyone is still interested in addressing this problem, please let me know.
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Simon Amallraja
Simon Amallraja
09:13 Aug-18-2004
Re: NDT analysis of bond failures in bushings
----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Some time ago I asked if anyone had a NDT method for determining the presence of a bond failure in a bushing. The bushing in general is a torus of rubber assebled coaxially between to metal cylinders. I received some answers generally of the type, "Let me see one and I'll let you know". I did not have enough examples to answer that type of question. Obviously, we attempt to avoid developing those. I now have some from a DOE study. If anyone is still interested in addressing this problem, please let me know.
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We represent Zetec Inc, USA in India. They have similar application equipments in thier range. You can contact us or Zetec directly.

Regards.

D.Simon Amallraja.


 
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R J Chaudhari
Director,
CALTECH ENGINEERING SERVICES, India, Joined Mar 2003, 13

R J Chaudhari

Director,
CALTECH ENGINEERING SERVICES,
India,
Joined Mar 2003
13
05:16 Aug-21-2004
NDT analysis of bond failures in bushings
Your question is general. It does not specify rubber thickness, sizes of metallic cylinder. What type of metal has been used?
At this stage I can tell you to verify possibility of Sperk tester which is used for bonding between metal and rubber. I can make special device to suit your requirements. You may contact me on email caltech@vsnl.net

----------- Start Original Message -----------
: : Some time ago I asked if anyone had a NDT method for determining the presence of a bond failure in a bushing. The bushing in general is a torus of rubber assebled coaxially between to metal cylinders. I received some answers generally of the type, "Let me see one and I'll let you know". I did not have enough examples to answer that type of question. Obviously, we attempt to avoid developing those. I now have some from a DOE study. If anyone is still interested in addressing this problem, please let me know.
: We represent Zetec Inc, USA in India. They have similar application equipments in thier range. You can contact us or Zetec directly.
: Regards.
: D.Simon Amallraja.
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