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Charlie Jackson
Consultant, - Trainer/Inspector
Northern NDT Ltd, United Kingdom, Joined Sep 2006, 6

Charlie Jackson

Consultant, - Trainer/Inspector
Northern NDT Ltd,
United Kingdom,
Joined Sep 2006
6
09:21 Jan-12-2010
Computed Rad Image plate/film classification

I would like to ask if anyone is aware of any work completed or in progress to classify the various image plates/films from the differing manufacturers.

Kind Regards Charlie Jackson

    
 
 
Christoph Schnitger
Christoph Schnitger
10:01 Jan-12-2010
Re: Computed Rad Image plate/film classification
In Reply to Charlie Jackson at 09:21 Jan-12-2010 (Opening).

Hello Charlie,

yes of course, our authority for material testing ( BAM ) is responsible for research / development and classification. Please visit their webside ( www.bam.de ) and looking for
Uwe Zscherpel ( PHD.) ! I pretty know that he will be able to help you, and of course he can give you an overview what is available on the market.

BAM = Bundesanstalt für Materialprüfung !

Thanks Chris

    
 
 
tj
tj
01:53 Jan-13-2010
Re: Computed Rad Image plate/film classification
In Reply to Charlie Jackson at 09:21 Jan-12-2010 (Opening).

Good Question.

A composition of plate types and equivalent exposure would be much appreciated. Like having R factor for film. However things tend to get get complicated with reusable media!

TJ

    
 
 
Dent McIntyre
Consultant, NDE Manager NDELevel III/3
NDT Consultant, Canada, Joined Nov 1998, 247

Dent McIntyre

Consultant, NDE Manager NDELevel III/3
NDT Consultant,
Canada,
Joined Nov 1998
247
17:00 Jan-13-2010
Re: Computed Rad Image plate/film classification
In Reply to Charlie Jackson at 09:21 Jan-12-2010 (Opening).

I did some work a few years back to compare the 3 main suppliers. Did not find a big difference with exposures. HR plates were marginally better with sensitivity.

Some plates had a thicker base which made them more difficult to bend.

I have not been in the CR business for about 4 years now so I am sure my data is no longer valid with today's improved plates

    
 
 

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