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Cameron Waters
Director, Asia Pacific
Applus RTD, Australia, Joined Nov 1999, 5

Cameron Waters

Director, Asia Pacific
Applus RTD,
Australia,
Joined Nov 1999
5
09:19 Nov-21-2000
Inspection of Concrete Piping

Am looking to obtain information from anyone who has had anything to do with inspections of pre-stressed concrete piping (100% concrete not concrete lined carbon steel).
I am aware of technique that utilize AE and impact generated stress waves but would like some first hand experiences of these and or any other techniques.
Inspection is to prove the overall integrity of the piping as justification for continued service.
At this stage there is no easy way to obtain internal access, but valves may be removed to provide a limited internal access.
Pipeline is used to water only and is 14kms long and has an OD of 1050mm, wall thickness unknown at this stage.
Any information appreciated.

Regards,
Cameron Waters
pndt
Manager - Advanced Inspection Services
143 Cambridge Street
West Leederville, Perth Western Australia
Ph. +61+8+9382 3844
Fax +61+8+9382 4458
Mobile 0419 831 893
http://www.pndt.com.au



 
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