Jan 01, 2017

Michael Nugent and Bruce Pellegrino presented Non-Intrusive Ultrasonic Corrosion – Rate Measurements in Lieu of Manual and Intrusive Methods at the 2017 API Inspection Summit

Below is a an abstract of their presentation:

Technologically advanced, fully-digital, ultrasonic wall-thickness measurement systems coupled with manual or digital data communication schemes, including cellular, are enabling transportable, accurate, and cost-effective corrosion-monitoring systems that can compete with older and more traditional methods. Comparisons show improved data accuracy of permanently installed sensors in lieu of larger quantities of manually taken spot data.This presentation will include the design principles used in the creation of this next-generation platform and some recent refinery applications to date.