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Abstract

Reliable ultrasonic inspections for austenitic stainless steel welds are mainly bampered because of severe attenuation of the ultrasound. Test specimens with reference reflectors and realistic defects in the weld area, were prepared and inspected using various manual and automated ultrasonic testing techniques.

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Authors: BIETH M, JRC-Institute Advanced Materials, Tacis-Phare Nuclear Safety, Petten (NL);MONJARET J, JRC-Institute Advanced Materials, Tacis-Phare Nuclear Safety, Petten (NL);HARDIE F, Mitsui Babcock, Renfrew (UK);KRARUP P, ABB TRC, Taby (SE);PERS-ANDERSON E,
Bibliographic Reference: Oral report given at: 2nd International Conference on NDE in Relation to Structural Integrity for Nuclear and Pressurized Components. Organised by: JRC and EPRI. Held at: Hotel Inter-Continental, New Orleans, Louisiana (US), 24-26 May 2
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