Theta Technologies Case Studies

Pioneering excellence in non-destructive testing with RD1-TT

Theta Technologies is at the forefront of innovation in non-destructive testing. Explore our comprehensive case studies to understand how RD1-TT and nonlinear resonance NDT are reshaping industries, from aerospace to additive manufacturing.

The case studies

NDT | Additive Manufacturing | Complex Parts

Unlocking the design potential of metal additive manufacturing with non-destructive testing (NDT).

The ability to create parts featuring increasingly complex geometries with additive manufacturing is an incredibly appealing factor, but existing non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques struggle to cope with the flexibility that 3D printing brings causing significant challenges for manufacturers of parts for safety-critical applications. Find out how Theta Technologies’ nonlinear resonance NDT technique can offer the solution for the additive manufacturing industry.

NDT | Turbine Blades | Creep

The rapid assessment of creep in nickel superalloy turbine blades with nonlinear resonance NDT.

Explore the significance of non-destructive testing (NDT) in safety-critical industries such as aerospace, automotive, and power generation. With even minor flaws compromising part integrity and posing risks, Theta Technologies’ nonlinear resonance NDT offers a rapid approach to flaw detection in turbine blades, potentially extending their lifespan and reducing maintenance costs. Dive into the potential of RD1-TT in ensuring component quality.

NDT | Additive Manufacturing | Star Artefacts

Nonlinear resonance NDT used to test additively manufactured star artefact samples.

Discover the challenges and solutions with non-destructive testing (NDT) for 3D-printed metal components. With traditional methods often proving inadequate for the testing of additive manufactured parts, Theta Technologies’ nonlinear resonance technology emerges as a beacon of hope. Discover how nonlinear resonance NDT, designed with additive manufacturing’s validation challenges in mind, can confidently test intricate 3D-printed components.

Theta Technologies non-destructive testing (NDT) case study issue 4

NDT | Additive Manufacturing | Flaw-detection

Nonlinear resonance NDT: Offering a rapid flaw-detection solution for AM metal parts.

Additive manufacturing’s potential is vast, yet its youth compared to traditional methods has led to quality assurance challenges. Project RASCAL, an Innovate UK initiative, delves into the role of non-destructive testing (NDT) in ensuring the integrity of 3D-printed components. Theta Technologies’ RD1-TT emerges as the perfect solution, offering immediate post-printing assessments to detect flaws, ensuring the reliability of intricate designs.

Theta Technologies nonlinear resonance non-destructive testing solution for additive manufacturing - case study issue 5

NDT | Additive Manufacturing | Complex Parts

Addressing the challenges of non-destructive testing in complex additive manufactured parts.

In the rapidly advancing world of metal additive manufacturing, the quest for an effective non-destructive testing (NDT) solution remains. Heat exchangers, vital in automotive applications, epitomise the intricacy of 3D printed structures. Theta Technologies’ RD1-TT, with its nonlinear resonance NDT technology demonstrates its capability of handling complex metal AM designs and offering swift post-build evaluations.

Non-destructive testing vs tensile stress testing - Theta Technologies case study issue 6

NDT | PEEK | Tensile Stress Testing

Can NDT offer a more comprehensive quality assurance solution than tensile stress testing?

While tensile stress testing remains popular, its destructive nature poses challenges, especially with costly materials. Non-destructive testing (NDT) offers a promising alternative, preserving component integrity. Find out how Theta Technologies’ nonlinear resonance NDT is ideal for the testing of materials like Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) and how it can provide a more comprehensive quality assurance solution.

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