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Hill Engineering issued first Japanese patent for the DART!

Hill Engineering is officially going global!

We are proud to announce we’ve been issued our first Japanese patent for the DART™, our Device for Automated Residual stress Testing.

Patent 7184382 certificate issued by the Japan Patent office.

If you’ve been following our social media accounts, you’ve probably heard us talk about the DART™, our turn-key, industry-leading tool for precise, reliable, and efficient near-surface residual stress measurements. The Device for Automated Residual stress Testing is capable of multiple measurement techniques with quick and easy setup. This flexibility allows for extensive adaption as new applications arise.

Issued by the Japan Patent Office as Patent 7184382, the document describes in detail the various residual stress measurement techniques the DART™ is capable of performing, including hole drilling, TrueSlot®, and ring core.

To view the full patent, please click here.

If you have any further questions about the issued patent or how Hill Engineering’s DART™ can help you with your product needs, please contact us.