Basic Operation of RT ( Radiography Testing)

Basic Operation of RT ( Radiography Testing) :
The basic principle of radiographic inspection of welds is Penetrating radiation is passed through a solid object, like weld or casting onto a photographic film, resulting in an image of the object’s internal structure being deposited on the film. The amount of energy absorbed by the object depends on its thickness and density. Energy not absorbed by the object will cause exposure of the radiographic film. These areas will be dark when the film is developed. Areas of the film exposed to less energy remain lighter. Therefore, areas of the object where the thickness has been changed by discontinuities, such as porosity or cracks, will appear as dark outlines on the film.

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