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Al-Mabrook Omar Al-Irwi
Al-Mabrook Omar Al-Irwi
06:19 Dec-09-2007
Drill Pipe Inspection

What are the recommended books explaining the automated inspection techniques for drill pipe inspection?


 
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S.V.Swamy
Engineering, - Material Testing Inspection & Quality Control
Retired from Nuclear Fuel Complex , India, Joined Feb 2001, 787

S.V.Swamy

Engineering, - Material Testing Inspection & Quality Control
Retired from Nuclear Fuel Complex ,
India,
Joined Feb 2001
787
04:23 Dec-10-2007
Re: Drill Pipe Inspection
I would recommend that you first read the articles on the subject that appear in various magazines and the National and International Seminars etc.

Eddy current testing (with magnetic flux saturation) and Ultrasonic testing are very much amenable for drill pipe inspection (before the end fittings are attached). If you so prefer, even dimensional and visual inspection (for specific defects) is possible.

There are manufacturers of automated test systems.

Best wishes.

Swamy


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