Non-destructive Testing Laboratory

Non-destructive Testing Laboratory

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The Ultrasonic Solution
This is an image of a hydro pole. Around the world, cities are facing a major challenge: What to do about aging infrastructure such as bridges, water mains, roads, and electrical transmission lines. How can engineers know if they have years of life left in them or are on the verge of collapse?
University of Waterloo research teams are developing innovative techniques to help distinguish the good from the bad in materials ranging from concrete to wood - without manually taking the system apart.

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