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Table 7.

Advantages and limitations of active thermography bond inspection of Al-Sn alloy/steel bimetal strip.

Advantages Limitations
Full-field inspection. Potential to miss flaws due to diffuse and/or reflecting surface.
Contactless inspection. Highly skilled and/or experienced operator required.
Revealing flaws in seconds. Signal interpretation can be ambiguous.
Information about criticality of flaw.

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