GE Aerospace’s global network of service shops will begin using the same technology relied upon to help museums and auction houses identify forged artwork to inspect metal parts. It will be the first deployed through GE Aerospace’s new service technology acceleration centre (STAC), which opens in September. GE Aerospace developed a non-destructive open beam x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF) inspection device capable of detecting microstructural variations in metal parts. GE Aerospace said in a statement: “Along with improving the quality and detail of part inspections, this new inspection process is designed to improve our airline customer’s cost of ownership by more

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