Accession Number : AD0774188

Title :   The State of the Art of Nondestructive Testing of Tires.

Descriptive Note : Tinal rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS AND MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTER WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Vogel,Paul E. J.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Vogel,Paul E. J. ;AMMRC-PTR-73-9*Tires, *Nondestructive testing, State of the art, Infrared detection, Holography, Ultrasonic tests, X rays, Eddy currentsThe work was performed to provide a source of information on all known methods of nondestructive testing of tires. The report reflects the results of a tire testing survey which has been conducted over the past year. It represents an extensive literature search, visits to Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Transportation installations, and to the National Bureau of Standards; to three major high performance tire rebuilders; ten tire test equipment manufacturers; three major test tracks; and 22 manufacturers of new tires. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Tires, *Nondestructive testing, State of the art, Infrared detection, Holography, Ultrasonic tests, X rays, Eddy currents

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE