where expertise comes together - since 1996 -

The Largest Open Access Portal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT)

Conference Proceedings, Articles, News, Exhibition, Forum, Network and more

where expertise comes together
- since 1996 -
560 views
Career Discussions
Ema
Ema
01:36 Aug-17-2005
Remaining life and replica

Is it true that Replica result can calculate remaining life of material? some guy told me that they only do replica test and they will know the life time remaining of pipe,vessel,tank!??





 
 Reply 
 
Ananthan
Consultant,
RAA Tech Solutions, India, Joined Jun 2000, 36

Ananthan

Consultant,
RAA Tech Solutions,
India,
Joined Jun 2000
36
03:35 Sep-01-2005
Re: Remaining life and replica
----------- Start Original Message -----------
: Is it true that Replica result can calculate remaining life of material? some guy told me that they only do replica test and they will know the life time remaining of pipe,vessel,tank!??
------------ End Original Message ------------

Replica tells yopu the present condition of the material. By estimating the creep cavities one can estimate the remaining life or at least the next required inspection schedule.

S S Ananthan


 
 Reply 
 

Product Spotlight

UCI Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-U2

UCI hardness tester NOVOTEST T-U2 is is used for non-destructive hardness testing of: metals and
...
alloys by scales of hardness: Rockwell (HRC), Brinell (HB), Vickers (HV); non-ferrous metals, alloys of iron etc., and using five additional scales for calibration; with tensile strength (Rm) scale determines the tensile strength of carbon steel pearlitic products by automatic recalculation from Brinell (HB) hardness scale.
>

NEW Wheel Type Phased Array Probe

DOPPLER NEW Wheel Type Phased Array Probe, more stable, new tyre makes lesser acoustic attenuation
...
, much lighter makes easier to handle, more slim size, magnetic and mechanical encoder optional etc...more
>

Research Center IDEKO develops an ultrasonic train wheel inspection system for CAF

The Basque Research centre IK4-IDEKO has developed a state-of-the-art ultrasonic inspection system f
...
or the train wheel. This system secures a sound condition of train wheels and is thus a significant contribution to rail transport safety. The device was delivered to CAF recently and its use allows the manufacturer to become an approved supplier of rolling stock in Italy, as it meets the demanding homologation standards of this country. \\\\r\\\\n
>

Echomac® Small

Available with up to eight channels of electronics to detect and evaluate thickness, flaws and eccen
...
tricity, this UT tester is housed in a convenient, smaller cabinet. This instrument can be used in conjunction with bubbler or immersion tank systems, or with a test bench or in laboratory applications. The Echomac® Small is available in the FD4, FD6 or FD6A versions.
>

Share...
We use technical and analytics cookies to ensure that we will give you the best experience of our website - More Info
Accept
top
this is debug window