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Nondestructive Testing and Flaw Detection Procedures and Practices
1-1. Purpose. This volume provides general information pertaining to nondestructive testing and flaw detection procedures and practices. Specific aircraft application, usage, and substitution is found in the individual aircraft maintenance manual. This volume is maximum benefit to the mechanic who desires general information about nondestructive testing and flaw detecting procedures and practices. Refer to TM 55-1500-335-23 for general application of various nondestructive inspection methods. This volume should not be used to perform nondestructive inspection procedures. This volume is not requisitioning authority, and applicable repair parts and special tools list should be consulted to obtain the unit of issue and National Stock Number of the items required for maintenance. 1-2. Scope. General information to guide aircraft maintenance personnel is covered in this volume; however, no attempt has been made to include special parts or equipment which are applicable only to individual or special aircraft. General information is covered in Penetrant inspections are discussed in Cha ter 3 and magnetic particle inspections in[Cfiäö.iéEÄ] Information regarding radiography is presented in h t r h t r covers ultrasonic inspections. Finally, electromagnetic inspections are presented for consumable materials in this volume. 1-3. Consumable Materials. Refe TM 1-1
2-1. General. The field of Nondestructive Inspection (NDI), testing, and flaw detection is varied and complex. It cannot be covered in detail in this volume. This chapter will provide a brief description of the various, methods available, shop and personnel requirements, and an explanation of special terms. The effectiveness of a particular method of testing and inspection depends upon the skill, experience, and training of the mechanic doing the test. Additionally, each method is limited in its usefulness as an inspection tool by its adaptability to the component being tested. 2-2. General Shop Rules. The practices and procedures described in this chapter pertain to the repair functions of aviation activities and are applicable to all levels of maintenance Because of the many types of Army aircraft, each shop within the manufacturing and repair section must, of necessity, have personnel trained in general practices and procedures to the extent that different type and model aircraft do not upset a smooth running shop.