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Title: Flexible ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus

Pipe crawlers, pipe inspection {open_quotes}rabbits{close_quotes} and similar vehicles are widely used for inspecting the interior surfaces of piping systems, storage tanks and process vessels for damaged or flawed structural features. This paper describes the design of a flexible, modular ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
450079
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy SRS; SCA: 440800; PA: EDB-97:051109; SN: 97001742154
Patent Number(s):
PATENTS-US-A8312644
Application Number:
ON: DE97003555; PAN: 8-312,644; TRN: 97:001650
Contract Number:
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1994
Research Org:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
44 INSTRUMENTATION, INCLUDING NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE DETECTORS; PIPES; INSPECTION; INVENTIONS; DESIGN; TRANSDUCERS; ULTRASONIC WAVES; VELOCITY; FLEXIBILITY; DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS