53 Attend Japan Thermography Forum
CROISSY BEAUBOURG, France, Feb. 21, 2007 -- Representatives of companies including Toyota, Kobe Steel, JFE, Nippon Steel, Hamamatsu, Matsushita, Panasonic, Osaka University, Technical Institute of Tokyo, Nipponese University and the Japanese National Aerospace Laboratory were among 53 who attended the 3rd Japanese Forum on Thermography, organized by Cedip Infrared Systems, a France-based thermal IR technology developer, held recently in Yokohama, Japan.
Hiroyuki Terada, an official with the Japan Aerospace Technology Foundation, reviewed the state of thermographic technologies and discussed benefits that could arise from likely developments.
Takahid Sakagami, a mechanical engineering faculty member at Osaka University, presented a talk on detection of stress corrosion cracking by the sonic-infrared method. He described the progress made by the Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection (JSNDI) in defining a standard (NDIS 3425) for thermoelastic stress measurement.
Other topics included reverse analysis of stress images using a new hybrid stress analysis program, nondestructive thermography using the Edevis system and developments in thermography and stress analysis by Cedip Infrared Systems.
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