NDT.net - January 2001, Vol. 6 No. 1

2nd International Conference
on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components, New Orleans May 2000.

ROUND ROBIN TEST RESULTS ON ULTRASONIC TESTING OF AUSTENITIC WELDS

M. Biטth, J. L. Monjaret
European Commission
JRC, IAM Petten, The Netherlands
F. Hardie,
Mitsui Babcock, Renfrew, U.K.
P. Krarup
Force Institute, Brרndby, Denmark
E. B. Pers-Anderson
ABB TRC, Tהby, Sweden

Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: bieth@jrc.nl, Web: http://www.jrc.nl

Abstract

Introduction

Work Package Description Co-ordinator Assisting Partners
1 Procurement and preparation of Test Blocks JRC All
2 Theoretical Modeling BAM ABB TRC, FORCE
3 Experimental Validation JRC BAM, ABB TRC
4 Metallurgical Investigation JRC BAM
5 Inspection Qualification MBEL ABB TRC,FORCE, JRC
6 Examination Procedure ABB TRC All
7 Project Management All All
Table 1:

Preparation of test welds and weld metal samples

Description of the test pieces used in the round robin test

Principles for the assessment of the round robin data

Results of the round robin test

Conclusions

Acknowledgement

References

  1. M.Biטth, C. Pecorari, T. Seldis, E. Neumann, P. Krarup, F. Hardie, E.B.Pers-Anderson, “Effect of ultrasonic scattering on inspection of welds in austenitic steels”, 7th International Conference on NuclearEngineering, ICONE 7, 19-23 April 1999, Tokyo.
  2. Nichols,R. W., Crutzen, S: “Ultrasonic Inspection of Heavy Section Steel Components”,The PISC II Final Report, Elsevier Applied Science Publ. Ltd. London (1988)ISBN1-85166-155-7.

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