#ndt Principal Investigator: Dr Stephen O’BRIEN, Aviation Services Research Centre.
“Pitting” is a surface defect found on critical jet engine components of complex shapes and different sizes. It is currently detected by naked-eye inspection. Such task takes up significant man-hours, and embodies errors in accuracy and reliability which limit engine maintenance performance in terms of cost, time, quality, and safety. The newly-developed automated system by Aviation Services Research Centre (ASRC) of Hong Kong