IT April 2004

 INSPECTION TRENDS — April 2004 — Spring · Volume 7 · Number 2


To Audit or Not to Audit?
by D. L. Culbertson
These tips help you know what to look for when auditing NDE activities on pipeline projects

Change for a Penny
by T. D. Reeder
Over the years, a variety of changes have been made to the requirements regarding the penetrameters used in radiographic inspection

Developments in Ultrasonic Phased Array Pipeline Weld Inspections
by M. Moles  and S. Labbé
Benefits of ultrasonic phased arrays include process control, rapid scanning and feedback, and the use of engineering critical sassessment to reduce reject rates

Pipe and Tube Weld Inspection Using Laser Vision Technology
by J. Noruk
Laser vision sensing can improve joint fitup and visual weld inspection operations

Turning Scrap into New Steel
by R. R. Shepard
Efficient recyclers of scrap steel, electric arc furnaces allow steel production in nottraditional steelmaking locations


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