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Title: Flexible ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus

Abstract

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:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
450079
Patent Number(s):
-US-A8312644
Application Number:
ON: DE97003555; PAN: 8-312,644; TRN: 97:001650
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1994
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

Citation Formats

Jenkins, C F, and Howard, B D. Flexible ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Jenkins, C F, & Howard, B D. Flexible ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus. United States.
Jenkins, C F, and Howard, B D. Sat . "Flexible ultrasonic pipe inspection apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/450079.
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