A LED-based thermal detector of hidden corrosion flaws

A. O. Chulkov, V. P. Vavilov, A. S. Malakhov

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© 2016, Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. Results of using powerful LED matrices to inspect metal articles for hidden corrosion by active thermal-wave method are described. The effect of the color of paint-and-lacquer coating on the efficiency of heating with LED and halogen emitters is analyzed. The possibility of using powerful LED panels as thermal stimulation sources in portable flaw detectors is described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)588-593
Number of pages6
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016


  • hidden corrosion
  • light-emitting diodes (LED)
  • thermal testing
  • thermal waves

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