The Use of the Magnetic Defectograph, M.D. 6
A. C. ROSS, Manager, Technical Services, Western Area, Wire Rope Industries of Canada (1966) Limited, Vancouver, B.C.
The paper will deal with non-destructive testing in general, and its advantages to those responsible for the maintenance of wire rope. An outline of the main features of the M.D. 6 Defectograph will be given, and the method of operation and results obtained will be described. The instrument will accommodate ropes at 7 /16- to 2 %inch diameter at reasonable speeds, and is capable of detecting the most minute defects in even the largestdiameter wire ropes.
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