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Metcut Bolsters NDI Services with HFEC Inspection Capabilities

  • March 23, 2021

Validate Fatigue Life Models Fatigue damage such as hairline cracks, fractures around fasteners, welds and transitions in components or assemblies can be an early indication of impending catastrophic failure. Catching the cracks before critical components fail will save money and…

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Finding Failures with Acoustic Emission

  • March 16, 2021

What is Acoustic Emission?  Acoustic emissions (AE) are ultrasonic transient waves found within a material, caused by the release of energy when a crack or delamination occurs. AE is considered a form of non-destructive inspection (NDI) and ultrasonic testing (UT).…

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Structural Testing on a 600-Ton Strongfloor

  • March 13, 2021

What is a strongfloor? When Metcut decided to build their structural test facility, a strong floor was a must. The strong floor provides a 600 Ton, 1800 sqft, floor with 189 tie-down points to install various large structures and components.…

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Fighter Wing Fatigue Testing

  • March 9, 2021

Fatigue Evaluation for a unique design Fatigue evaluation for combat life survival of a fighter wing duplicating 40-year old methodologies with modern capabilities. Experienced based capabilities in an independent laboratory  Wing structures are typically evaluated by simulating the forces encountered…

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Digital Image Correlation

  • March 4, 2021

FEA Validation using Digital Image Correlation Metcut provides services to a wide variety of industries, most of which use Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to validate designs. These designs are typically tested in real-life to determine the validity of the FEA.…

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