Wednesday, 26 February 2014

GE using medical X-rays to inspect undersea pipelines

Using X-rays and other forms of radiation has been a standard tool for testing pipelines for decades, but until now it's been largely confined to factories and land-based pipelines instead of the deep seabed. That’s changing as GE adapts its medical X-ray systems to work in the crushing pressures of the deep oceans, as part of a remote-controlled submersible rig for examining pipelines in place... Continue Reading GE using medical X-rays to inspect undersea pipelines

Section: Marine

Tags: Engineering, GE, General Electric, Marine, Ocean, X-ray

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