Austenitic stainless steel butt joints are widely used in the pressure piping system, and the quality of welded joints directly affect the safety of pressure special equipment. In this paper, phased array ultrasonic testing technology is used to study the feasibility of 4mm∼10mm wall thickness workpiece. Through the software CIVA (Developed by The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)) simulat to determine the parameters of the detection system, and it tests the 18 groups of 4mm∼10mm series simulation samples by PAUT (Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing).Through comparison with Radiographic testing, PAUT for the girth weld can be effectively for the 4mm∼10mm Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipeline.
Research on Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing for the Girth Weld of 4mm~10mm Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipeline
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Zhou, L, Fu, M, & Xu, W. "Research on Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing for the Girth Weld of 4mm~10mm Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipeline." Proceedings of the ASME 2018 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Volume 1B: Codes and Standards. Prague, Czech Republic. July 15–20, 2018. V01BT01A024. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/PVP2018-84201
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