An apparatus for the active thermal testing of corrosion in steel cylindrical containers and test results

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An apparatus that works on the thermal-testing principle involving infrared thermal imagers of different types and optical and convective heating devices is described. The main purpose of the apparatus is to detect hidden corrosion in 1- to 2-mm-thick steel containers that are intended for temporary storage of radioactive wastes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)619-624
Number of pages6
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2013



  • active thermal testing
  • corrosion
  • infrared thermography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)

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