Is Time of Flight Diffraction Blind for
Inner Diameter and
Publication: Publication Date: 1 November 2016Testing Method:
The goal of this paper is to emphasize the effectiveness
of time of flight diffraction on the top surface (inner diameter) and bottom surface
(outer diameter) of welds.
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