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The objective of Action 5 of PISC III is the experimental evaluation of the performance of test procedures and techniques in use for steam generator tubes in nuclear power plants during in-service inspection. The Blind Test Tubes of the Round Robin Test (RRT) were circulated to 29 participating organisations of 9 different countries. Data and capability of ISI techniques, which are evaluated in this paper, indicate that there was a wide dispersion of detection of sizing performance.

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Authors: BIETH M, JRC Petten (NL);BIRAC C, Eletricité de France, Saint-Denis (FR);COMBY R, Eletricité de France, Saint-Denis (FR);MACIGA G, ENEL, DCO, Piacenza (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 5th International Conference on Material Issues in Design, Manufacturing and Operation of Nuclear Power Plant Equipment, St Petersburg (RU), June 7-14, 1998
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 41729 ORA
Record Number: 199811254 / Last updated on: 1998-10-27
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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