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Effective application of tofd method for weld inspection at the manufacturing stage of pressure vessels (TOFDPROOF)

Objective

TOFDPROOF responds exactly to the GROW-2000 10/00 Topic IV.2 dedicated call. This proposal aims at developing and favoring the effective industrial application of the Time Of Flight diffraction (TOFD) method, in support of the interest expressed by CEN TC121 SCB5B. The proposal aims at filling the gap that hinder TOFD application as a stand-alone NDT. The work programme takes account of technological factors: field of application, comparison with conventional methods, defect acceptance criteria as well as human factors: referential and guidelines for training and certification, and economical factors results will be in a suitable form for implementation in CEN standard. Special attention is drown to dissemination of the results.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

INSTITUT DE SOUDURE
Address
Rue Des Vanesses 90 - Zone Industrielle Paris-nor
93420 Villepinte
France

Participants (9)

INSTITUTO DE SOLDADURA E QUALIDADE ASSOCIACAO*
Portugal
Address
Km 3,Avenida Do Professor Doutorcavaco Silva 33Parque D
2740-120 Porto Salvo
IS SERVICES SA
France
Address
Zi Des Jonquières
57365 Ennery
MITSUI BABCOCK ENERGY LTD*
United Kingdom
Address
Porterfield Road
PA4 8DJ Renfrew
SONOVATION B.V.
Netherlands
Address
Krombraak 15
4906 CR Oosterhout Nb
Staatliche Materialpruefungsanstalt
Germany
Address
Pfaffenwaldring 32
70569 Stuttgart
TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND
Finland
Address
3,Kemistintie 3
02044 Espoo
TECNATOM S.A.
Spain
Address
Avenida Montes De Oca 1
28709 San Sebastian De Los Reyes - Madrid
TUEV SUEDDEUTSCHLAND BAU- UND BETRIEB GMBH
Germany
Address
Dudenstrasse 28
68167 Mannheim
TWI LTD (WORLD CENTRE FOR MATERIALS JOINING TECHNOLOGIES)
United Kingdom
Address
Granta Park, Great Abington
CB1 6AL Cambridge