Sensor Systems & Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technology

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Sensor Systems & Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technology Capabilities

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SwRI-developed eddy current inspection system

The Sensor Systems and Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technology Department at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an international leader in the development and application of sensor and measurement technology. The Department has a strong background in a broad range of NDE technologies and provides its clients with technology development programs and services on a contract basis.

Clinton J. Thwing, Manager

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Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 9 technical divisions.