About ISNDE

For nondestructive evaluation, ISNDE has about 2,300 sq.ft. of space, which contains the state of the art measurements, NDE equipment, 3D printing, and robotic systems.

The ISNDE laboratory includes:

Advanced ultrasound, acoustic waves, and vibration measurement systems 

Other NDE/NDT and measurement  capabilities

  • Thermal imaging
  • Magnetic particle (MP) testing
  • Vision based DIC system including multiple digital cameras
  • 2X Laser Scanners (Mold Impression Laser Tool (MILT)) from NASA Shuttle program.
  • CMM
  • Environmental chamber
  • Software and in-house high performance computer. The ISNDE holds COMSOL and ABAQUS software, installed in in-house high performance computer with 2 CPUs and 20 cores.

3D Printing capabilities

  • MarkForged II 3D printer capable of printing composites with carbon and fiberglass continues fibers.

  • Form 2 SLA for high-resolution polymer based 3D
  • Small over the bench Hobart concrete mixer


Robotic systems

  • Two Universal Robotic Arms (UR5)

  • PR2 Robot