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2017-03-28
Technical Paper
2017-01-0395
Xin Xie, Danielle Zeng, Boyang Zhang, Junrui Li, Liping Yan, Lianxiang Yang
Abstract Vehicle front panel is an interior part which has a major impact on the consumers’ experience of the vehicles. To keep a good appearance during long time aging period, most of the front panel is designed as a rough surface. Some types of surface defects on the rough surface can only be observed under the exposure of certain angled sun light. This brings great difficulties in finding surface defects on the production line. This paper introduces a novel polarized laser light based surface quality inspection method for the rough surfaces on the vehicle front panel. By using the novel surface quality inspection system, the surface defects can be detected real-timely even without the exposure under certain angled sun light. The optical fundamentals, theory derivation, experiment setup and testing result are shown in detail in this paper.
CURRENT
2017-03-21
Standard
AS22520/3D
SCOPE IS UNAVAILABLE.
2017-03-20
WIP Standard
AMSSTD2154C
The purpose of this standard is to provide uniform methods for the ultrasonic inspection of wrought metals and wrought metal products.
CURRENT
2017-02-10
Standard
AMSSTD595A
This standard defines a color index system used by, but not limited to, Government activities in a format suitable for color identification, color selection, color matching, and quality control inspection. It also describes the designation and use of color media that is available to conduct these activities. Use of the color index referenced in this standard is intended to promote standardization and consistency in the color of items produced for Government use. Color media is described as follows: Color Chip Representation, Fan Deck: Suitable for color identification and selection. Color Chip Representation, Color Book: Suitable for color identification and selection. Precise Color Matching, Individual Color Chips: Suitable for color matching and quality control inspection purposes. Precise Color Matching, Set of Color Chips: Suitable for color matching and quality control inspection purposes.
2017-02-01
WIP Standard
AS6171/4A
This method standardizes inspection, test procedures and minimum training and certification requirements to detect Suspect/Counterfeit (SC) Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) components or parts utilizing Delid/Decapsulation Physical Analysis. The methods described in this document are employed to either delid or remove the cover from a hermetically sealed package or to remove the encapsulation or coating of an EEE part, in order to examine the internal structure and to determine if the part is suspect counterfeit. Information obtained from this inspection and analysis may be used to: a. prevent inclusion of counterfeit parts in the assembly b. identify defective parts c. aid in disposition of parts that exhibit anomalies This test method should not be confused with Destructive Physical Analysis as defined in MIL-STD-1580. MIL-STD-1580 describes destructive physical analysis procedures for inspection and interpretation of quality issues.
2017-01-24
WIP Standard
AS6171/2A
This document describes the requirements of the following test methods for counterfeit detection of electronic components: Method A: General EVI, Sample Selection, and Handling Method B: Detailed EVI, including Part Weight measurement Method C: Testing for Remarking Method D: Testing for Resurfacing Method E: Part Dimensions measurement Method F: Surface Texture Analysis using SEM The scope of this document is focused on leaded electronic components, microcircuits, multi-chip modules (MCMs), and hybrids. Other EEE components may require evaluations not specified in this procedure. Where applicable this document can be used as a guide. Additional inspections or criteria would need to be developed and documented to thoroughly evaluate these additional part types. If SAE AS6171/2 is invoked in the contract, the base document, AS6171 General Requirements shall also apply.
CURRENT
2016-12-12
Standard
ARP5448/7A
This standard details two methods of inspecting PTFE lined spherical or journal bearing wear outside the test apparatus. The methods described herein are applicable only to bearings which were unidirectionally loaded and the area of sliding wear is known and held constant throughout the dynamic test. The two methods described are: a. Destructive Inspection - Cut and measure (not applicable to molded liners) b. Nondestructive Inspection - Radial play (gauge) measurement
2016-11-30
WIP Standard
J361
This SAE Recommended Practice applies to parts and materials used in vehicle manufacture which are intended to be acceptable color matches to a specified standard. This document is intended for use with parts or materials which are opaque or nearly so. Materials covered by this document include topcoat paint finishes, interior soft trim, interior and exterior hard trim, and exterior film and flexible trim. This practice requires judgments by observers with a minimum of normal color vision and preferably superior as rated with the FM-100Hue Test as specified in ASTM E1499, Guide for Selection, Evaluation, and Training of Observers.
CURRENT
2016-11-29
Standard
AMS2636A
This specification covers procedures for ultrasonic immersion inspection of premium grade wrought titanium and titanium alloy forgings. Premium grade is a term used to describe titanium alloys used for critical rotating components in turbine engines. For details, see SAE AMS2380, the specification that covers the procedures for approval of products of premium-quality titanium alloys and the controls to be exercised in producing such products.
CURRENT
2016-11-18
Standard
J361_201611
This SAE Recommended Practice applies to parts and materials used in vehicle manufacture which are intended to be acceptable color matches to a specified standard. This document is intended for use with parts or materials which are opaque or nearly so. Materials covered by this document include topcoat paint finishes, interior soft trim, interior and exterior hard trim, and exterior film and flexible trim. This practice requires judgments by observers with a minimum of normal color vision and preferably superior as rated with the FM-100Hue Test as specified in ASTM E1499, Guide for Selection, Evaluation, and Training of Observers.
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/9
This document defines capabilities and limitations of FTIR spectroscopy as it pertains to counterfeit electronic component detection and suggests possible applications to these ends. Additionally, this document outlines requirements associated with the application of FTIR spectroscopy including: operator training, sample preparation, various sampling techniques, data interpretation, computerized spectral matching including pass/fail criteria, equipment maintenance, and reporting of data. The discussion is primarily aimed at analyses performed in the mid-infrared (IR) from 400 to 4000 wavenumbers; however, many of the concepts are applicable to the near and far IR. If AS6171/9 is invoked in the contract, the base document, AS6171 General Requirements shall also apply.
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/3
XRF technique for counterfeit detection is applicable to electrical, electronic and electromechanical (EEE) parts as listed in AS6171 General Requirements. In general, the detection technique is meant for use on piece parts prior to assembly on a circuit board or on the parts that are removed from a circuit board. The applicability spans a large swath of active, passive and electromechanical parts. If AS6171/3 is invoked in the contract, the base document, AS6171 General Requirements shall also apply.
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/7
The scope of this document is to: Specify techniques to detect SC parts using electrical testing. Provide various levels of electrical testing that can be used by the User to define test plans for detecting SC parts. Provide minimum requirements for testing laboratories so that User/Requester can determine which test houses have the necessary capabilities. (For example: technical knowledge, equipment, procedures and protocols for performing electrical testing for verification analysis.) Note: User/Requester is defined in AS6171 General Requirements Specify Burn-In and environmental tests. The environmental tests include Temperature Cycling for Active Devices and Thermal Shock for Passive Devices. Seal Tests are described and recommended for hermetic devices. The following terminology is used throughout this document: Shall = is mandatory; Should = is recommended; and Will = is planned (is considered to be part of a standard process).
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/4
This method standardizes inspection, test procedures and minimum training and certification requirements to detect Suspect/Counterfeit (SC) Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) components or parts utilizing Delid/Decapsulation Physical Analysis. The methods described in this document are employed to either delid or remove the cover from a hermetically sealed package or to remove the encapsulation or coating of an EEE part, in order to examine the internal structure and to determine if the part is suspect counterfeit. Information obtained from this inspection and analysis may be used to: prevent inclusion of counterfeit parts in the assembly identify defective parts aid in disposition of parts that exhibit anomalies This test method should not be confused with Destructive Physical Analysis as defined in MIL-STD-1580. MIL-STD-1580 describes destructive physical analysis procedures for inspection and interpretation of quality issues.
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/5
The intent of this document is to define the methodology for suspect parts inspection using radiological inspection. The purpose of radiology for suspect counterfeit part inspection is to detect deliberate misrepresentation of a part, either at the part distributor or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) level. Radiological inspection can also potentially detect unintentional damage to the part resulting from improper removal of part from assemblies, which may include, but not limited to, prolonged elevated temperature exposure during desoldering operations or mechanical stresses during removal. Radiological inspection of electronics includes film radiography and filmless radiography such as digital radiography (DR), real time radiography (RTR), and computed tomography (CT). Radiology is an important tool used in part verification of microelectronic devices.
CURRENT
2016-10-30
Standard
AS6171/2
This document describes the requirements of the following test methods for counterfeit detection of electronic components: a. Method A: General External Visual Inspection (EVI), Sample Selection, and Handling b. Method B: Detailed EVI c. Method C: Testing for Remarking and Resurfacing d. Method D: Surface Texture Analysis by SEM NOTE: The scope of this document was focused on leaded electronic components, microcircuits, multi-chip modules (MCMs), and hybrids. Other electronic components may require evaluations not specified in this procedure. Where applicable this document can be used as a guide but additional inspections or criteria would need to be developed and documented to thoroughly evaluate these additional part types.
2016-09-27
Technical Paper
2016-01-2123
Matthias Busch, Benedikt Faupel
Abstract The integration of omega stringers to panels made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) by adhesive bonding, which is achieved by baking in an autoclave, must be subject to high quality standards. Failures such as porosity, voids or inclusion must be detected safely to guaranty the functionality of the component. Therefore, an inspection system is required to verify these bonds and detect different kinds of defects. In this contribution, the advantages of a robotic inspection system, which will be achieved through continuous testing, will be introduced. The testing method is the active thermography. The active thermography has major advantages compared with other non-destructive testing methods. Compared to testing with ultrasonic there is no coupling medium necessary, thus testing will be significantly enhanced.
2016-09-27
Technical Paper
2016-01-2145
Ryan Haldimann
Abstract Inspection of fasteners prior to installation is critical to the quality of aerospace parts. Fasteners must be inspected for length/grip and diameter at a minimum. Inspecting the fasteners mechanically just prior to insertion can cause additional cycle time loss if inspection cannot be performed at the same time as other operations. To decrease fastener inspection times and to ensure fastener cartridges contain the expected fastener a system was devised to measure the fastener as it travels down the fastener feed tube. This process could be adapted to inspection of fasteners being fed to the process head of a running machine eliminating the mechanical inspection requirement and thus decreasing cycle time.
2016-09-26
WIP Standard
AMS2647F
This specification details requirements and procedures for the detection of defects in aircraft and engine components during maintenance and overhaul operations.
2016-07-13
WIP Standard
ARP4150A
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) is intended as a guide in establishing inspection procedures to determine the condition of inservice accumulators. A minimum inspection program is recommended to determine the existence of corrosion and damage. Recommendations are also provided for corrective action if it is determined that the environment is contributing to the deterioration of the surface protection system treatments.
CURRENT
2016-04-07
Standard
TS251-2
This specification covers the technical requirements for SAE ITC AS series, blind, Aluminium alloy rivets that are self-plugging & have a mechanically locked, flush break stem, in both the plain & Lock Creator versions.
2016-04-05
Technical Paper
2016-01-0419
Whitney Poling, Vesna Savic, Louis Hector, Anil Sachdev, Xiaohua Hu, Arun Devaraj, Fadi Abu-Farha
Abstract The strain-induced diffusionless shear transformation of retained austenite to martensite during straining of transformation induced plasticity (TRIP) assisted steels increases strain hardening and delays necking and fracture leading to exceptional ductility and strength, which are attractive for automotive applications. A novel technique that provides the retained austenite volume fraction variation with strain with improved precision is presented. Digital images of the gauge section of tensile specimens were first recorded up to selected plastic strains with a stereo digital image correlation (DIC) system. The austenite volume fraction was measured by synchrotron X-ray diffraction from small squares cut from the gage section. Strain fields in the squares were then computed by localizing the strain measurement to the corresponding region of a given square during DIC post-processing of the images recorded during tensile testing.
CURRENT
2016-03-28
Standard
AMS2658D
This specification establishes hardness and electrical conductivity acceptance criteria of finished or semi-finished parts of wrought aluminum alloys.
CURRENT
2016-02-11
Standard
AMS2642E
This specification covers a procedure for revealing the macrostructure and microstructure of selected titanium alloys.
CURRENT
2015-11-05
Standard
J599_201511
This code is intended only for the inspection and maintenance of lighting equipment on motor vehicles that are in use.
HISTORICAL
2015-10-19
Standard
AMSSTD595
This standard presents the colors used by Government Activities in a format suitable for color selection, color matching and for quality control inspection. This document describes the designation and use of the color chips of this standard. Formats for color chip representation and precise color matching formats are as described below: Color Chip Representation, Fan Deck: Suitable for color identification and selection. Color Chip Representation, Color Book: Suitable for color identification, comparison and selection. Precise Color Matching, Individual Color Chips: A 3 × 5 inch color chip supplied in a 3 × 5 inch protective envelope, suitable for color matching and quality control inspection purposes. Precise Color Matching, Sets of Color Chips: A set containing one 3 × 5 inch color chip in its protective envelope for each Fed-Std-595 color, suitable for color matching and quality control inspection purposes.
2015-09-15
Journal Article
2015-01-2608
Joshua Cemenska, Todd Rudberg, Michael Henscheid
Abstract In many existing AFP cells manual inspection of composite plies accounts for a large percentage of production time. Next generation AFP cells can require an even greater inspection burden. The industry is rapidly developing technologies to reduce inspection time and to replace manual inspection with automated solutions. Electroimpact is delivering a solution that integrates multiple technologies to combat inspection challenges. The approach integrates laser projectors, cameras, and laser profilometers in a comprehensive user interface that greatly reduces the burden on inspectors and decreases overall run time. This paper discusses the implementation of each technology and the user interface that ties the data together and presents it to the inspector.
2015-09-15
Journal Article
2015-01-2499
Perla Maiolino, Richard A. J. Woolley, Atanas Popov, Svetan Ratchev
Abstract The assembly and manufacture of aerospace structures, in particular legacy products, relies in many cases on the skill, or rather the craftsmanship, of a human operator. Compounded by low volume rates, the implementation of a fully automated production facility may not be cost effective. A more efficient solution may be a mixture of both manual and automated operations but herein lies an issue of human error when stepping through the build from a manual operation to an automated one. Hence the requirement for an advanced automated assembly system to contain functionality for inline structural quality checking. Machine vision, used most extensively in manufacturing, is an obvious choice, but existing solutions tend to be application specific with a closed software development architecture.
CURRENT
2015-08-10
Standard
AS5282A
This SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) establishes requirements for the manufacture and certification of tool steel rings for magnetic particle inspection.
2015-08-01
WIP Standard
ARP4462A
This recommended practice covers the procedures and method for establishing acceptance criteria when performing Barkhausen noise testing of surface-hardened steel components to detect grinding burns (metallurgical damage caused by over-heating) in bare or chromium-plated parts. Primarily for nondestructive testing of heat treated, high strength low-alloy steel parts which have been ground, in accordance with MIL-STD-866 or commercial standard, before or after chromium plating. This test method may be used as an independent test or to confirm grinding damage detected in accordance with AMS 2440 or MIL-STD-867 in bare or chromium plated components.
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