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Evaluation of Capacitance Sensing Probes for Hole and Countersink Diameter Measurements on Airplane Wing Panels
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published September 15, 1998 by SAE International in United States
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Capacitance sensing probes have been in use for a number of years in the airframe assembly industry for characterizing diameters in straight and tapered fastener holes. A new type of capacitance probe was recently developed that simultaneously characterizes the countersink and shank diameters in holes drilled for index head rivets. The probe design and a unique methodology for a systems approach to qualifying a multi-probe inspection facility are presented in this paper.
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CitationWildermuth, D. and Stratton, K., "Evaluation of Capacitance Sensing Probes for Hole and Countersink Diameter Measurements on Airplane Wing Panels," SAE Technical Paper 982139, 1998, https://doi.org/10.4271/982139.
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