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NDT.net Issue - 2017-11 - NEWS
NDT.net Issue: 2017-11
Publication: e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) ISSN 1435-4934 (NDT.net Journal)

Zetec to Host Webinar on How to Improve Austenitic Weld Inspections in Oil & Gas Sectors

Zetec82, Snoqualmie, WA, USA

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (Oct. 11, 2017)—Zetec Inc., a global leader in non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions, will host a one-hour webinar on how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of austenitic weld inspections. The webinar will showcase improvements related to upstream, midstream, downstream, and petrochemical sectors across a wide range of applications, from flow pipes, blow out preventers, and CRA pipelines to heavy-wall stainless steel process pipes.

The live webinar will be offered in two sessions: Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. PST, and Thursday, Dec. 14, from 7 a.m.-8 a.m. PST. A recorded version will be available for later viewing.

The sessions will focus on using phased array ultrasound (PAUT) to enable more productive and robust austenitic weld inspections in lieu of radiography (RT). Demonstrations will include:

  • A technique involving a series of standard dual matrix array probes and wedge assemblies that can be easily set up using a portable but high-power phased-array unit and its embedded software
  • A single powerful software platform that can support all steps of the examination process, including comprehensive visualization of the data and efficient data analysis
  • An analysis of ultrasonic data from practical trials on various representative austenitic weld specimens containing artificial and realistic flaws

With more stringent environmental and process requirements in the oil and gas industry, there is a need for efficient, productive volumetric NDT techniques. This webinar can help you understand how to improve the efficiency and performance of your austenitic weld inspections.

Webinar registration is currently open. For information, visit http://www.zetec.com/webinar-improve-austenitic-weld-inspections

About Zetec
Zetec is a global leader in non-destructive testing (NDT) solutions for the critical inspection needs of industries the world counts on every day, including power generation, oil and gas, transportation, heavy industry, and manufacturing. We serve as a single source for high-performance solutions in both eddy current and ultrasonic technologies. For nearly 50 years, we have advanced NDT standards and science, providing new insight and control through inspection solutions that protect our customers’ most important assets and ensure the quality of their products. By integrating design and engineering with our own manufacturing, Zetec delivers solutions that optimize productivity, safety, and total cost of ownership.

Zetec is a subsidiary of Roper Technologies Inc., with global engineering and manufacturing centers in Quebec City and at our corporate headquarters in Snoqualmie, Washington. Zetec support spans the globe, with Centers of Excellence in Houston, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai, and Tokyo. For more information about Zetec, visit: zetec.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter (@ZetecNDT).

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