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Ultrasound is sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing. Ultrasound is not different from "normal" (audible) sound in its physical properties, except that humans cannot hear it. This limit varies from person to person and is approximately 20 kilohertz (20,000 hertz) in healthy young adults. Ultrasound devices operate with frequencies from 20 kHz up to several gigahertz.
Ultrasound is used in many different fields. Ultrasonic devices are used to detect objects and measure distances. Ultrasound imaging or sonography is often used in medicine. In the nondestructive testing of products and structures, ultrasound is used to detect invisible flaws. Industrially, ultrasound is used for cleaning, mixing, and accelerating chemical processes. Animals such as bats and porpoises use ultrasound for locating prey and obstacles.

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  1. Reno

    Ultrasonic cleaners recommendations for suppressor baffles?

    So I’ve got a tiny little Lyman I bought years ago mostly used to clean my wife’s jewelry, I tried using it to clean baffles and it did so so. I hate that it’s max setting is 600 seconds or ten minutes. I would like it to run for an hour or longer without having to turn it back on every ten...
  2. P7M13

    Need recommendation for solvent for ultrasonic cleaner

    I have some gun parts that have pretty hard crust of carbon buildup on them. My thought was cleaning them in an ultrasonic tank in a liquid that specializes in carbon removal would be most effective. Does anyone have suggestions for the chem? Thanks. Edit to add: I would prefer to avoid...
  3. E

    Ultrasonic cleaners?

    Any suggestions on type of ultrasonic cleaner for pistols, maybe for the barrel of rifles? I am thinking of something smaller than for the entire rifle to go into the cleaner.
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