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On 1st January 2020, NetComposites' media assets including netcomposites.com, newsletters and conferences were transferred to Composites World (Gardner Business Media).

This site is no longer being updated. Please direct all enquiries to netcomposites@gardnerweb.com.

For further details see our joint press release.

Glossary



Ultrasonic Testing

A nondestructive test applied to materials for the purpose of locating internal flaws or structural discontinuities by the use of high-frequency reflection or attenuation (ultrasonic beam).


Unidirectional

Refers to fibres that are oriented in the same direction, such as unidirectional fabric, tape, or laminate, often called UD.