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john
john
01:10 Jan-10-2008
how to design wedge for small diameter pipe inspection

I want to use PA to inspect small diameter pipe, the diameter is 1 inch,the thickness is 5mm,the coder is said for conventional UT use 72degree shear wave and front length must less than 5mm,I want to use 10L16 PA probe,but I don't know how to design a wedge for the inspection.
Anybody like to give me some advice?
Thanks


 
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Michael Moles
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05:05 Jan-11-2008
Re: how to design wedge for small diameter pipe inspection
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: I want to use PA to inspect small diameter pipe, the diameter is 1 inch,the thickness is 5mm,the coder is said for conventional UT use 72degree shear wave and front length must less than 5mm,I want to use 10L16 PA probe,but I don't know how to design a wedge for the inspection.
: Anybody like to give me some advice?
: Thanks
------------ End Original Message ------------
With pleasure. Contact Kirk Rager at Olympus NDT, who designs and builds special wedges. kirk.rager@olympusndt.com.

Yours, Michael Moles.




 
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