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We specialize in the design and manufacture of automated and semi-automated ultrasonic testing systems, including multi axis, multi channels systems and phased array electronics.
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Arun Krishnan
Arun Krishnan
00:40 Jul-03-2005
Inspection of sludge catcher line

Hi,

Does anyone know of a suitable solution for the inspection of sludge catcher lines in a gas plant. We have tried Long Range Guided Wave Ultrasonics - but the results were not satisfactory. If anyone knows of a better technique please let me know.


 
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Rich Roberts
Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group, USA, Joined Nov 1998, 78

Rich Roberts

Engineering, Executive Managment
Quest Integrity Group,
USA,
Joined Nov 1998
78
07:25 Jul-04-2005
Re: Inspection of sludge catcher line
Good Day Arun,

To determine the best NDE technique, you would need to supply what type(s) of damage mechanisms you are interested in detecting. We use to apply automated ultrasonics (AUT) when inspecting these type of lines in Alaska. Other options may be Real Time Radiography (RTR), etc. Again, it is important to know if it is corrosion, erosion, cracking, etc. in order to select the right NDE technique.
Regards, Rich


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: Does anyone know of a suitable solution for the inspection of sludge catcher lines in a gas plant. We have tried Long Range Guided Wave Ultrasonics - but the results were not satisfactory. If anyone knows of a better technique please let me know.
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