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nondestructive testing


Managing Thermal Quench Damage at Power Plants
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Attemperation equipment is necessary to control steam temperatures at many power plants. However, when the equipment functions improperly or the design is flawed, thermal quenching/shock can damage piping. Proper inspections…


An "Acoustic Mouse" for Handheld 3-D Imaging

Ultrasonic testing (UT) has long been a key method for detecting defects and service-induced degradation in nuclear and fossil plant components and for supporting remaining component life assessment. But it…