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Twice a year, Structural Integrity highlights significant energy industry experience, developments and breakthroughs in the News & Views newsletter. Energy industry clients rely on our News & Views to stay abreast of the latest Structural Integrity strategies.

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Issue 38 - Spring 2015

Rapid, Non-Invasive Screening of Finned Tubes with Guided Wave Testing

  • News & Views 38

Background Finned tubes are widely used in tightly-packed bundles in heat exchangers and chemical processing facilities. They are preferable to bare tubes because of their enhanced heat transfer characteristics. Heat transfer can be adjusted by altering the fin height, thickness, density, and/or material. The fins are spiral wound on...Read more »

Volumetric Ultrasonic Examinations: ASME Code Compliant vs. In-Service Evaluations

  • News & Views 38
  • Category:Fossil & Combined Cycle

It's important to understand the difference between ASME code compliant UT exams and the Structural Integrity examination approach as it relates to component serviceability....Read more »