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Number: 73/634
Name: Measuring and testing > Vibration > By mechanical waves > Beamed > Sonic wave transmitter or receiver transducer > Having transducer scanning means > Automatic transducer positioning
Description: Subject matter wherein the transducer is automatically positioned as to distance from, or angle to, with respect to the test body generally under control of an electrical or mechanical probe which senses the position of the test body to produce a signal to operate transducer positioning means.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8683882 Apparatus for ultrasonic transducer or other contact sensor placement against a test material Apr. 1, 2014
8413515 Ultrasonic inspection apparatus Apr. 9, 2013
8409102 Multi-focus ultrasound system and method Apr. 2, 2013
8371171 Ultrasonic inspection apparatus Feb. 12, 2013
8191422 Copying apparatus Jun. 5, 2012
8161818 Device for detecting a flaw in a component Apr. 24, 2012
8104350 Automated thickness measurement device Jan. 31, 2012
8082793 Adjustable probe for ultrasonic testing Dec. 27, 2011
8079265 Portable scanner device for metallurgical, nondestructive testing Dec. 20, 2011
8042398 Ultrasonic receiver Oct. 25, 2011
7987723 Copying apparatus Aug. 2, 2011
7938008 Non-destructive examination apparatus and method for guided waves May. 10, 2011
7930941 Ultrasonic scanning device Apr. 26, 2011
7913564 Ultrasonic scanning device with a hybrid controller Mar. 29, 2011
7891248 Apparatus for measuring wall thicknesses of objects Feb. 22, 2011
7743660 System and method for automated inspection of large-scale part Jun. 29, 2010
7703327 Apparatus and method for area limited-access through transmission ultrasonic inspection Apr. 27, 2010
7690260 Method and system having ultrasonic sensor movable by translation device for ultrasonic profiling of weld samples Apr. 6, 2010
7640811 Ultrasonic inspection apparatus, system, and method Jan. 5, 2010
7640810 Ultrasonic inspection apparatus, system, and method Jan. 5, 2010
7594439 Method and device for ultrasonic testing of a workpiece having an uneven surface Sep. 29, 2009
7584664 Acoustic micro imaging device having at least one balanced linear motor assembly Sep. 8, 2009
7555954 In-track wheel inspection system Jul. 7, 2009
7484413 Remote radius inspection tool for composite joints Feb. 3, 2009
7460980 Method for the control of a pipe inspection system and for the evaluation of the inspection data Dec. 2, 2008
7448271 Inspection system and associated method Nov. 11, 2008
7448272 System and method for inspecting spot weld Nov. 11, 2008
7421901 Method of using ultrasound to inspect a part in immersion Sep. 9, 2008
7415882 Methods and systems for inspection of composite assemblies Aug. 26, 2008
7395714 Magnetically attracted inspecting apparatus and method using a ball bearing Jul. 8, 2008
7320249 Magnetically attracted inspecting apparatus and method using a fluid bearing Jan. 22, 2008
7313961 Method and apparatus for inspecting a component Jan. 1, 2008
7240556 Angle beam shear wave through-transmission ultrasonic testing apparatus and method Jul. 10, 2007
7228741 Alignment compensator for magnetically attracted inspecting apparatus and method Jun. 12, 2007
7201055 Ultrasonic miniature air gap inspection crawler Apr. 10, 2007
7134352 Method and apparatus for examining obstructed welds Nov. 14, 2006
6981417 Scanning acoustic micro imaging method and apparatus for non-rectangular bounded files Jan. 3, 2006
6920791 Ultrasound monitoring of overlapping welded joints between sheets Jul. 26, 2005
6826961 Dynamically configurable ultrasound transducer with integral bias regulation and command and control circuitry Dec. 7, 2004
6766693 Averaged guided wave inspection technology for ribbon cable Jul. 27, 2004
6722202 Method and apparatus for inspecting a structure utilizing magnetically attracted probes Apr. 20, 2004
6571633 Remote laser beam delivery system and method for use with a gantry positioning system for ultrasonic testing purposes Jun. 3, 2003
6523412 Apparatus and method for inspecting spring hold down bolts of an upper tie plate Feb. 25, 2003
6516668 Automatic carriage alignment Feb. 11, 2003
6499348 Dynamically configurable ultrasound transducer with integral bias regulation and command and control circuitry Dec. 31, 2002
6457366 Movement control mechanism of contact-type vibrating probe Oct. 1, 2002
6459748 Floating ultrasonic testing end effector for a robotic arm Oct. 1, 2002
6449326 Apparatus and method for ultrasonically examining remotely located welds in cast stainless steel nuclear steam supply systems Sep. 10, 2002
6378376 Ultrasound transducer mounting assembly Apr. 30, 2002
6353397 Method and device for switching between different types of output signals of a position measuring system Mar. 5, 2002

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