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Ultrasonic Sensor System for Wall Thickness Monitoring

Corrosion and erosion are a widespread and costly problem for U.S. and global infrastructure. Currently, manual ultrasonics and radiography are widely deployed to measure asset integrity for wall thickness degradation. While these techniques are common and accepted, there are drawbacks in the accuracy and precision of these measurements and they take only a periodic snapshot view of asset health. Installed ultrasonic sensors have the potential for improved asset health monitoring compared to current manual inspection techniques.

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