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Digital radiography of process piping
Author(s): Richard L. Lopushansky; Glenn M. Light; Nand K. Gupta
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Paper Abstract

Detecting corrosion in insulated piping is a major industry problem and the consequences of not detecting corrosion can be costly. Digital radiography allows the user to examine insulated piping for internal and external corrosion defects while the piping remains in service. This technique minimizes the need for scaffolding, eliminates the need for insulation removal, and provides industry with a cost-effective means of examining its insulated piping systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 March 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3398, Nondestructive Evaluation of Utilities and Pipelines II, (15 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.302528
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Richard L. Lopushansky, Southwest Research Institute (United States)
Glenn M. Light, Southwest Research Institute (United States)
Nand K. Gupta, Omega International Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3398:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Utilities and Pipelines II
Walter G. Reuter, Editor(s)

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