Automatic ultrasonic testing and the LOFT in-service inspection program

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An automatic ultrasonic testing system has been developed which significantly improves the flaw indication detection and characterization capability over the capability of conventional volumetric examination techniques. The system utilizes an accurately located ultrasonic sensor to generate the examination data. A small computer performs and integrates control and data input/output functions. Computer software has been developed to provide a rigorous method for data analysis and ultrasonic image interpretation. The system has been used as part of an in-service inspection program to examine welds in thich austenitic stainless steel pipes in a small experimental nuclear reactor.

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Hunter, J.A. January 1, 1980.

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An automatic ultrasonic testing system has been developed which significantly improves the flaw indication detection and characterization capability over the capability of conventional volumetric examination techniques. The system utilizes an accurately located ultrasonic sensor to generate the examination data. A small computer performs and integrates control and data input/output functions. Computer software has been developed to provide a rigorous method for data analysis and ultrasonic image interpretation. The system has been used as part of an in-service inspection program to examine welds in thich austenitic stainless steel pipes in a small experimental nuclear reactor.

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Pages: 9

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • ANS thermal reactor safety meeting, Knoxville, TN, USA, 8 Apr 1980

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  • Report No.: CONF-800403-29
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-07-1570
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1068635

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Hunter, J.A. Automatic ultrasonic testing and the LOFT in-service inspection program, article, January 1, 1980; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1068635/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.