An X-Ray image of a product with a manufacturing flaw: Nondestructive Evaluation.

"The services provided allowed us to prove that our products & processes were sound and of excellent quality.
By doing this we are able to continue to grow with a good customer."

- Jamie Lund, Lund Manufacturing, Farley

NDE Resources at ISU

Nondestructive evaluation (NDE) refers to various noninvasive techniques that can be used to find flaws in parts or to measure some property of a component. CIRAS experts can help select the most suitable inspection tool for a company’s application, depending on cost concerns, sensitivity requirements, and implementation needs.

We can assist Iowa companies in this area by:

Our goal is to help manufacturers become educated consumers of NDE products and services that meet a particular need. Our available tools include:

To seek guidance about nondestructive evaluation or to schedule a no-cost assessment, contact your Regional CIRAS Strategic Advisor or Project Manager Dave Utrata.

CIRAS provides several related services, including: