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Advantages and Limitations of TOFD Technique in Casting Inspection

Ines Dukic and Predrag Dukic
Matkonerg d.o.o., Brezice, Slovenia

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INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND AND PULSE-ECHO EXAMINATION OF INLET CASING

TOFD AND METALLOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION

DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF INLET CASING

CONCLUSION

REFERENCES

  1. Ryder, R.H., Roberts, D.I., and Viswanathan, R., An Integrated Approach to Life Assessment of Boiler Pressure Parts, proceedings from International Conference "Life Assessment and Extension", Den Haag, Netherlands, 13-15 June 1988
  2. Trimborn, N., The Performance of the TOFD Technique in various International Round Robin Trials and the Continuing Research Work Underway, AEA Technology Energy, 1999
  3. Bass, R., Wintle, J., and Hurst, R.C., NESC-1 Project Overview, pre-print issued at the NESC-1 seminar, 27-28 March 2000
  4. Charlesworth, J.P., and Temple, J.A.G., Engineering Applications of Ultrasonic Time-of-Flight-Diffraction, Research Studies Press Ltd., Taunton, Somerset, England, 1989

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