Lab team to explore more cost-effective way to inspect welds on nuclear-powered submarines

March 8, 2017- 
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are joining forces with the U.S. Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) to study ways to reduce the high cost of inspecting welds on nuclear‐powered submarines. LLNL entered a feasibility study agreement with the Navy to look at developing a non‐destructive technology that can essentially peer through the submarine’s coating — known as...