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Lew King
Lew King
00:47 Apr-18-2005
wrought iron inspection

Dear all;
In Australia, we have numerous wrought iron rail bridges that are +100yrs old.
Some of these bridges have a couple of issues with corrosion of the original material post modification.
The configuration in question is a sandwich of 2 x 18mm mild steel outer, added with 1 x 6mm original wrought iron inner.
For further reference, the inner is a I beam web and the outers are web stiffeners that were added to provide additonal strength to the member.
Other than RT, what portable alternative methods / new technologies are available for the detection of gross corrosion / wall loss (>25%) of the inner web in a timely manner??????
Note, access is not a problem and survey of outer web stiffeners is also not a problem.


 
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John
John
01:04 Jul-05-2005
Re: wrought iron inspection
RTD Steeltest
2 Thorpe Way
Kwinana Beach
Perth, WA 6167
Australia
Telephone +61 (0) 8 943 95 656
E-mail admin@rtdsteeltest.com.au
Internet http://www.rtdsteeltest.com.au

I think these people can help you out

kind regards John




 
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