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Title: Apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds

Abstract

An apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds is described in which is utilized in combination with a moveable welder for forming a partially completed weld, and an ultrasonic generator mounted on a moveable welder in which is reciprocally moveable along a path of travel which is laterally disposed relative to the partially completed weld.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho Falls, ID
  2. Ririe, ID
  3. Rigby, ID
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
874326
Patent Number(s):
6365873
Assignee:
Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B23 - MACHINE TOOLS B23K - SOLDERING OR UNSOLDERING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-94ID13223
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
apparatus; concurrent; inspection; partially; completed; welds; described; utilized; combination; moveable; welder; forming; weld; ultrasonic; generator; mounted; reciprocally; path; travel; laterally; disposed; partially completed; current inspection; /219/228/

Citation Formats

Smartt, Herschel B, Johnson, John A, Larsen, Eric D, Bitsoi, Rodney J, Perrenoud, Ben C, Miller, Karen S, and Pace, David P. Apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Smartt, Herschel B, Johnson, John A, Larsen, Eric D, Bitsoi, Rodney J, Perrenoud, Ben C, Miller, Karen S, & Pace, David P. Apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds. United States.
Smartt, Herschel B, Johnson, John A, Larsen, Eric D, Bitsoi, Rodney J, Perrenoud, Ben C, Miller, Karen S, and Pace, David P. Tue . "Apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874326.
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title = {Apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds},
author = {Smartt, Herschel B and Johnson, John A and Larsen, Eric D and Bitsoi, Rodney J and Perrenoud, Ben C and Miller, Karen S and Pace, David P},
abstractNote = {An apparatus for the concurrent inspection of partially completed welds is described in which is utilized in combination with a moveable welder for forming a partially completed weld, and an ultrasonic generator mounted on a moveable welder in which is reciprocally moveable along a path of travel which is laterally disposed relative to the partially completed weld.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2002},
month = {1}
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