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Title: Ultrasonic probe for inspecting double-wall tube

Abstract

An ultrasonic probe for inspecting the interface between the walls of a double-wall tube comprises a cylindrical body member having two cavities axially spaced apart thereon. The probe is placed in the tube and ultrasonic energy is transmitted from a transducer in its body member to a reflector in one of its cavities and thence into the inner wall of the tube. A second transducer in the probe body member communicates with the second cavity through a collimation passage in the body member, and the amount of ultrasonic energy reflected from the interface between the walls of the tube to a second reflector through the collimation passage to the second transducer depends upon the characteristics of said interface.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Clinton, TN
  2. (Powell, TN)
  3. Alcoa, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
OSTI Identifier:
864602
Patent Number(s):
4391143
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ultrasonic; probe; inspecting; double-wall; tube; interface; walls; comprises; cylindrical; cavities; axially; spaced; apart; thereon; placed; energy; transmitted; transducer; reflector; thence; inner; wall; communicates; cavity; collimation; passage; amount; reflected; depends; characteristics; ultrasonic energy; inner wall; spaced apart; axially spaced; energy reflected; ultrasonic probe; wall tube; double-wall tube; /73/310/

Citation Formats

Cook, Kenneth V, Cunningham, Jr., Robert A., and Murrin, Horace T. Ultrasonic probe for inspecting double-wall tube. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Cook, Kenneth V, Cunningham, Jr., Robert A., & Murrin, Horace T. Ultrasonic probe for inspecting double-wall tube. United States.
Cook, Kenneth V, Cunningham, Jr., Robert A., and Murrin, Horace T. Sat . "Ultrasonic probe for inspecting double-wall tube". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864602.
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abstractNote = {An ultrasonic probe for inspecting the interface between the walls of a double-wall tube comprises a cylindrical body member having two cavities axially spaced apart thereon. The probe is placed in the tube and ultrasonic energy is transmitted from a transducer in its body member to a reflector in one of its cavities and thence into the inner wall of the tube. A second transducer in the probe body member communicates with the second cavity through a collimation passage in the body member, and the amount of ultrasonic energy reflected from the interface between the walls of the tube to a second reflector through the collimation passage to the second transducer depends upon the characteristics of said interface.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {1}
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