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sreejith
India, Joined Jan 2015, 5

sreejith

India,
Joined Jan 2015
5
02:21 Mar-11-2017
PAUT in Inconel cladding

Hai Experts,
Is PAUT possible for the following joints..

1)Volumetric examination and bond line integrity check in cladded area.

cladded Pipe OD/Material=24"/ API 5L X65
Cladding material & thickness=Inconel 625 & 4.3 mm thickness.
Is there any special Probe like DMA or DLA required?

2)Volumetric Examination in butt joint/similar welds

Butt joint= similar welds ,single 'V' between cladded pipe and cladded hanger flange.

    
 
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Aniss Ziani
, Advanced NDT inspector
ISQ, Algeria, Joined Nov 2014, 32

Aniss Ziani

, Advanced NDT inspector
ISQ,
Algeria,
Joined Nov 2014
32
15:12 Mar-11-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to sreejith at 02:21 Mar-11-2017 (Opening).

Hi Sreejith,
Have a look on this interesting article from Carlo Romito and Frederic Jacques :
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/method-automatic-ultrasonic-testing-aut-corrosion-resistant-romito-1
Regards,
Aniss Ziani

    
 
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Anmol Birring
Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc., USA, Joined Aug 2011, 746

Anmol Birring

Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc.,
USA,
Joined Aug 2011
746
22:24 Mar-11-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to sreejith at 02:21 Mar-11-2017 (Opening).

what is the weld material ?

    
 
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sreejith
India, Joined Jan 2015, 5

sreejith

India,
Joined Jan 2015
5
02:24 Mar-13-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to Anmol Birring at 22:24 Mar-11-2017 .

SMAW,E7018

    
 
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Anmol Birring
Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc., USA, Joined Aug 2011, 746

Anmol Birring

Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc.,
USA,
Joined Aug 2011
746
05:48 Mar-13-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to sreejith at 02:24 Mar-13-2017 .

So it is carbon steel weld with A625 clad overlay ?

    
 
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sreejith
India, Joined Jan 2015, 5

sreejith

India,
Joined Jan 2015
5
07:26 Mar-14-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to Anmol Birring at 05:48 Mar-13-2017 .

yes

    
 
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Anmol Birring
Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc., USA, Joined Aug 2011, 746

Anmol Birring

Consultant,
Birring NDE Center, Inc.,
USA,
Joined Aug 2011
746
04:19 Mar-16-2017
Re: PAUT in Inconel cladding
In Reply to sreejith at 07:26 Mar-14-2017 .

If the weld is CS, you can use PAUT - shear wave but limited to the 1/2 vee mode. So that will mean removal of weld cap to get full weld coverage. And since it is CS you can add TOFD

    
 
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