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- Liu, Cheng-Kung; Latona, Nicholas P.; Taylor, Maryann; Eble, Christopher; Aldema-Ramos, Mila L.
- Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association 2015 v.110 pp. 88-93
- leather; leather industry; nondestructive methods; product quality; tensile strength; ultrasonics
- ... A nondestructive method to accurately evaluate the quality of hides and leather is urgently needed by leather and hide industries. We previously reported the research results for airborne ultrasonic (AU) testing using non-contact transducers to evaluate the quality of hides and leather. The ability of AU testing was demonstrated for revealing defects in hides and leather that were difficult to be ...