NDT.net - October 1999, Vol. 4 No. 10

FINAL RESULTS OF THE PISC III ROUND ROBIN TEST ON STEAM GENERATOR TUBE INSPECTION

Michel BIETH, European Commission, DG JRC, Petten, The Netherlands
Claude BIRAC, Robert COMBY, Electricité de France, GDL, Saint-Denis, France
Giorgio MACIGA, ENEL, DCO, Piacenza, Italy
Walter NEUMANN, HSK, W√ľrenlingen, Switzerland
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: bieth@jrc.nl

First International Conference on NDE in Relation to
Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurised Components,
20 - 22 October 1998, Amsterdam, Netherlands
TABLE OF CONTENTS


Abstract

Introduction

Flaws characteristics

Data collection and Evaluation strategy

Table 2a: Acceptance-Rejection Criterion 1(A)

Table 2b: Acceptance-Rejection Criterion 2(B)

Evaluation of results at the level of procedures

Fig 1: Flaw Detection Frequency for all rejectable flaws considering all teams that submitted a full procedure report Fig 2: Flaw Detection Frequency for all flaws considering all teams inspecting all boxes

Evaluation at the level of the flaws

Evaluation at the level of techniques

Fig 5a: the Eddy Current BP technique Fig 5b: the Eddy Current RP or the AP technique.
Fig 5: Flaw Detection Frequency for all axial narrow slots (ANS) considering teams using A and B

Sizing performance

Sentencing performance considering the rejection criteria

Fig 6a: Criterion 1 Fig 6b: Criterion 2 with a reference length for rejection of 13mm.
Fig 6: Correct sentencing of all flaws considering all teams using Note: Teams IC and LC made limited sizing (i.e. depth only or length only)

Conclusions

Remark and Acknowledgment

References