OIL & GAS


Weld inspection
This article shows a video of a multi-group weld inspection, using 2 phased-array and a pair of TOFD probes. With
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Surface breaking crack characterization with TFM
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M A while back I had a post about surface breaking crack characterization
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Screw thread inspection
27-mm long screw thread inspection with TFM technique. Optimal resolution is obtained along the thread. Probe: PA, 5 MHz, 64
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Polyethylene weld inspection using TFM
Guillaume Neau, head of M2M North America, explaining the TFM imaging of a polyethylene weld inspection, using a 2MHz probe and
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Pitting detection with TFM and MANTIS
Here is a comparison of a linear scanning using 8 elements focused close to the backwall and a TFM using
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Phased-array bolt inspection with Gekko
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager We detected a 0.5-mm high crack hidden in the threads of a long bolt
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PAUT T-joint inspection
CRACK DETECTION IN A T-JOINT   Crack detection in a T-joint using GEKKO. We are looking at a 5-mm under-bead
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Offshore bolt inspection
In Brazil, Sub Sea Services is using the phased-array flaw detector and imager GEKKO to inspect bolts in offshore conditions.
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Nozzle-to-pipe inspection from the nozzle side
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M A while back we posted an article showing the application developed for
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Inspection of Electro Fusion Fittings using GEKKO
Watch the full video here This video shows an inspection of Electro Fusion Fittings using flaw detector GEKKO, a 5
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Inspection of a small nozzle with GEKKO
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M We looked at a small nozzle (1" diameter) with a 5L16 small
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Inconel weld-inspection
Using Total Focusing Method (TFM) for the inspection of inconel weld, a extended vizualisation area is obtained. Defects are detected
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Incomplete root penetration (bridging) on a T section
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M Detection of an incomplete root penetration (bridging) on a T section. The
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Hydrogen Induced Cracking (HIC)
The molecular hydrogen formed in situ produces blisters, and adjacent blisters subsequently are connected on different planes in the metal.
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High temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA)
HTHA damage is detected using AUBT method (Advanced Ultrasonic Backscattering Technique) that evaluates the frequency and velocity dependence to a
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Heat exchanger tube inspection
M2M has been working with Metalscan for the integration of these MultiX++ instrumentation in India.
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Friction Stir Weld (FSW) inspection using TFM
A T-joint is welded using a FSW process. The sample contains a 0.2 mm side-drilled located between the two welds
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Flange corrosion
TFM and PAUT combined on flange face corrosion: A dedicated application developed by Buffalo Inspection. GEKKO and the TFM function
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Field inspection of a nozzle using GEKKO
By Frédéric REVERDY, Business Development Manager in M2M   Even without scanner it is possible to have a cross-section by
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Cracks in clads
It is possible to detect cracks in the cladding using TFM by focalizing the energy everywhere and using a large
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