Article Periodicals » Materials Evaluation » Article
The Use of Magnetic Flux Leakage Testing Method and Apparatus for Steel Pipe

Steel pipes are important to the oil and gas industry, and an accurate and fast nondestructive testing technique is necessary to monitor their condition. The technology described in this paper can automate testing on coiled tubing quickly and accurately.

References
API, “Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries – Steel Pipe for Pipeline Transportation Systems, Specification for Line Pipe,” American Petroleum Institute, Specification 5L, No. 44, Washington, D.C., 2008. ASNT, Electromagnetic Testing Nondestructive Testing Handbook, third edition: Volume 5, Electromagnetic Testing, American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 2004. Brandstrom, R., “Apparatus and Method for Detection of Defects using Flux Leakage Techniques,” U.S. Patent 11411235, April 2006. Chen, X. and X. He, “The Effect of the Recess Shape on Performance Analysis of the Gas-lubricated Bearing in Optical Lithography,” Journal of Engineering Tribology, Vol. 39, 2006, pp. 1336–1341. Dutta, S.M., “Magnetic Flux Leakage Sensing: The Forward and Inverse Problem,” Ph.D. thesis, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 2008. Foerster, Magnetic Flux Leakage Testing with Circoflux, Foerster Instruments, Inc., Reutlingen, Germany, Order No. 180846 (edition), November 2007. He, X. and X. Chen, “The Dynamic Analysis of the Gas Lubricated Stage in Optical Lithography,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 32, Nos. 9–10, 2007, pp. 978–984. Reeves, D., “Electromagnetic Flaw Detection Apparatus for Inspection of a Tubular,” U.S. Patent 11387119, March 2006. Rogers, J.P., “Magnetic Flux Leakage System and Method,” U.S. Patent 11591712, November 2006. Siebert, M. and J. Sutherland, “Application of the Circumferential Component of Magnetic Flux Leakage Measurement for In-line Inspection of Pipelines,” Corrosion, Vol. 99, San Antonio, Texas, 25–30 April 1999. Smith, J.W.K. and B.R. Hay, “Magnetic Flux Leakage Inspection Tool for Pipelines,” U.S. Patent 6023986, February 2000. Sperry, E.A., “Fissure Detector for Magnetic Materials,” U.S. Patent 1867685, July 1932. Sun, Y. and Y. Kang, “High-speed Magnetic Flux Leakage Technique and Apparatus Based on Orthogonal Magnetization for Steel Pipe,” Materials Evaluation, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2010, pp. 452–458. Sun, Y. and Y. Kang, “The Feasibility of Omni-directional Defects MFL Inspection under a Unidirectional Magnetization,” International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2010, pp. 919–925. Wernicke, T.K., “Multi-directional Magnetic Flux Pipe Inspection Apparatus and Method,” U.S. Patent 5454276, July 1993.
Metrics
Usage Shares
Total Views
91 Page Views
Total Shares
0 Tweets
91
0 PDF Downloads
0
0 Facebook Shares
Total Usage
91