NDT.net - October 1998, Vol.3 No.10

Table of Contents ECNDT '98

Session: NDT of Welds

The Performance of the Time Of Flight Diffraction(TOFD) Technique in Various International Round Robin Trials and the Continuing Research Work Underway

N. Trimborn
AEA Sonomatic BV, Krombraak 15, 4906 CR Oosterhout, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)162 42 55 88. Fax: +31 (0) 162 42 43 43; Norbert.Trimborn@aea-technology.nl; http://www.aeat.co.uk



Phase I and II; TOFD's Growth as an Accurate Sizing Tool

Phase III: Emergency as a Preferred Detection and Sizing Tool

Phase IV; Development of Acceptance Criteria and Further Development Work



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