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An Overview on Acoustic Emission Testing

When materials are cracking, deforming or otherwise becoming damaged, they produce a kind of sound. Sometimes, these sounds are loud and obvious. Other times, they are much more subtle, and to detect them, you need to use specialized equipment. Detecting these subtler sounds...

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Mar 2020

Using Deep Learning to Identify the Most Severe Pipeline Dents

From facial recognition in mobile phones to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and machine learning is changing everything. Machine learning has a huge potential to be used in asset integrity management to ensure operational safety. The purpose of this blog is to showcase an...

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17
Feb 2020

The True Value of Subsea Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems

The consequences of subsea pipeline emergencies can often be catastrophic, both environmentally and financially. A large, uncontrolled pipeline breach has the potential to financially devastate a company, causing them to face long-term loss of revenue, crippling environmental...

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11
Jan 2019

Crack Management In Vintage Pipelines

Interpreting In-Line Inspection Data to Help Eliminate Unnecessary Digs In-line inspection (ILI) tools are a rapidly evolving technology for ensuring the integrity of pipelines that are susceptible to crack anomalies. Several vendors offer ultrasonic crack-detection (UTCD) tools...

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08
Feb 2018

Guideline for Using Composite Materials for Pipeline Repair

Composite Materials for Pipeline Repair Numerous public and private studies completed over the last 20 years have investigated the potential benefits of using composite repairs for structural reinforcement of pipelines. These studies have demonstrated that when composite repair...

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25
Jan 2018