Call for Technology: On-Wing Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) of Jet Engine Fan Disk

 

On-Wing Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) of Jet Engine Fan Disk:

  • Require on-wing NDI for sub-surface fatigue crack with minimal engine disassembly.
  • Crack initiates inside the blade slot area.
  • Physical access is limited.
  • Borescope and Eddy Current inspections will not produce acceptable Probability of Detection.
  • Ultrasonic inspection is most likely known method to produce acceptable results. Other inspection methods would be considered, if Probability of Detection can be established.

Point of Contract:
Debbie Lilu, NCMS
debral@ncms.org
(734) 995-7038