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Field failures, traced to internal cracks that were initiated from gross nonmetallics, were encountered in the upset portion of forged 4118 steel shafts. Ultrasonic inspection was thought to be the best method for detection from the location of these cracks, their orientation, and the size of the shaft. A longitudinal beam was sent in from the end of the shaft. The shaft was observed to have a radially drilled oil hole 9 mm in diam. Since there was a variation in flaw orientation, testing of the shaft was desired from both the long and short end. The rejection level...

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