GB2401943B - Ultrasonic testing system and method - Google Patents

Ultrasonic testing system and method

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Publication number
GB2401943B
GB2401943B GB0419636A GB0419636A GB2401943B GB 2401943 B GB2401943 B GB 2401943B GB 0419636 A GB0419636 A GB 0419636A GB 0419636 A GB0419636 A GB 0419636A GB 2401943 B GB2401943 B GB 2401943B
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Prior art keywords
ultrasonic
testing
system
method
ultrasonic testing
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GB0419636A
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GB2401943A (en )
GB0419636D0 (en )
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Ray Knight
Jim Wells
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Cameron International Corp
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Cameron International Corp
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N29/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves; Visualisation of the interior of objects by transmitting ultrasonic or sonic waves through the object
    • G01N29/04Analysing solids
    • G01N29/06Visualisation of the interior, e.g. acoustic microscopy
    • G01N29/0654Imaging
    • G01N29/069Defect imaging, localisation and sizing using, e.g. time of flight diffraction [TOFD], synthetic aperture focusing technique [SAFT], Amplituden-Laufzeit-Ortskurven [ALOK] technique
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B08CLEANING
    • B08BCLEANING IN GENERAL; PREVENTION OF FOULING IN GENERAL
    • B08B9/00Cleaning hollow articles by methods or apparatus specially adapted thereto
    • B08B9/02Cleaning pipes or tubes or systems of pipes or tubes
    • B08B9/027Cleaning the internal surfaces; Removal of blockages
    • B08B9/04Cleaning the internal surfaces; Removal of blockages using cleaning devices introduced into and moved along the pipes
    • B08B9/043Cleaning the internal surfaces; Removal of blockages using cleaning devices introduced into and moved along the pipes moved by externally powered mechanical linkage, e.g. pushed or drawn through the pipes
    • B08B9/0436Cleaning the internal surfaces; Removal of blockages using cleaning devices introduced into and moved along the pipes moved by externally powered mechanical linkage, e.g. pushed or drawn through the pipes provided with mechanical cleaning tools, e.g. scrapers, with or without additional fluid jets
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N29/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves; Visualisation of the interior of objects by transmitting ultrasonic or sonic waves through the object
    • G01N29/04Analysing solids
    • G01N29/07Analysing solids by measuring propagation velocity or propagation time of acoustic waves
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N29/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves; Visualisation of the interior of objects by transmitting ultrasonic or sonic waves through the object
    • G01N29/22Details, e.g. general constructional or apparatus details
    • G01N29/26Arrangements for orientation or scanning by relative movement of the head and the sensor
    • G01N29/265Arrangements for orientation or scanning by relative movement of the head and the sensor by moving the sensor relative to a stationary material
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N2291/00Indexing codes associated with group G01N29/00
    • G01N2291/04Wave modes and trajectories
    • G01N2291/048Transmission, i.e. analysed material between transmitter and receiver
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N2291/00Indexing codes associated with group G01N29/00
    • G01N2291/26Scanned objects
    • G01N2291/263Surfaces
    • G01N2291/2636Surfaces cylindrical from inside
GB0419636A 2000-11-29 2001-11-12 Ultrasonic testing system and method Active GB2401943B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US09727130 US6684706B2 (en) 2000-11-29 2000-11-29 Ultrasonic testing system
GB0311825A GB2385129B (en) 2000-11-29 2001-11-12 Ultrasonic testing system

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

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GB0502595A GB2407869B (en) 2000-11-29 2001-11-12 Ultrasonic testing system

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GB0419636D0 GB0419636D0 (en) 2004-10-06
GB2401943A true GB2401943A (en) 2004-11-24
GB2401943B true GB2401943B (en) 2005-04-06

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Citations (6)

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GB2242497A (en) * 1990-03-31 1991-10-02 Stc Plc Inspection pig
GB2255815A (en) * 1991-05-13 1992-11-18 British Gas Plc Towing swivel for pipe inspection or other vehicle
US5467640A (en) * 1994-05-02 1995-11-21 Salinas; Joe E. Pipeline testing and leak locating apparatus and method
EP0736722A1 (en) * 1995-04-04 1996-10-09 British Gas plc Apparatus for introducing into and removing from a pipe a device which is advanced and retracted by a cable
EP0754902A2 (en) * 1995-07-18 1997-01-22 The Consumers' Gas Company Ltd. Cable feeding system and umbilical cable therefor
GB2336913A (en) * 1998-04-07 1999-11-03 Western Atlas Int Inc Underwater corrosion locator

Patent Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB2242497A (en) * 1990-03-31 1991-10-02 Stc Plc Inspection pig
GB2255815A (en) * 1991-05-13 1992-11-18 British Gas Plc Towing swivel for pipe inspection or other vehicle
US5467640A (en) * 1994-05-02 1995-11-21 Salinas; Joe E. Pipeline testing and leak locating apparatus and method
EP0736722A1 (en) * 1995-04-04 1996-10-09 British Gas plc Apparatus for introducing into and removing from a pipe a device which is advanced and retracted by a cable
EP0754902A2 (en) * 1995-07-18 1997-01-22 The Consumers' Gas Company Ltd. Cable feeding system and umbilical cable therefor
GB2336913A (en) * 1998-04-07 1999-11-03 Western Atlas Int Inc Underwater corrosion locator

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