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Table of Contents ECNDT '98

Session: Pipeline Industry

Ultrasonic Inspection of Risers a New and Simple Approach

R. van Agthoven
Röntgen Technische Dienst bv
P.O. Box 10065, 3004 AB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
telephone +31 10 2088208, fax +31 10 4158022
Email: rtd@rtd.nl , URL: http://www.rtd.nl

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Abstract

Introduction

Problem Description

Fig. 1: Riser Configurations

Approach with Umbilical Operated Tools

Riser Inspection Tools

Compact Riser Inspection Tool

Tailored Solution

Conclusion

References

  1. J.A. de Raad, "Cable and other ultrasonic pigs, Pipes & Pipelines International, March 1990, Vol. 35, 2.
  2. J.A. de Raad, "Experience with cable-operated ultrasonic pigs for pipeline and riser pipe inspection", Paper No. 28, NACE Annual Conference and Corrosion Show, Corrosion 95, March 26-31, 1995 Orlando / Florida
  3. F.H. Dijkstra and T. Bouma, "Inspection of Complex Geometries with Time of Flight Diffraction". Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on NDE in the nuclear and Pressure Vessel Industries, September 24-26 1996, Stockholm/Sweden.
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