NDTnet October '98: Forum Introduction
Most of this month's issue focuses on the full-text papers of the ECNDT '98
Chemical and Petrochemical Industries - NDT of Welds - Nuclear Industry.
In conjunction with this month's topics, we are pleased to introduce
Ed Ginzel, Rainer Maier and Hermann Wüstenberg as Virtual Session
Chairmen of our Discussion Forum.
Materials Research Institute.
His area of expertise is the NDT of welds.
works for the Siemens KWU Power Generation Group
Hermann Wuestenberg of BAM Berlin.
He is Member of Germany's Reactor Safety Board.
For a Start:
- Discussion of TOFD continues with new arguments.
Instead of replacing other techniques, should TOFD be used as an add-on,
increasing the Probability Of Detection (POD) from 90 to 95% TOFD ?!
- Is the worldwide nuclear industry safe enough?
Or do we need more NDT service intervals?
- NDT helps make environments safe from accidents in the Chemical and
We welcome any questions or comments that you may have.