Commercialization of ILI Technology Which Accurately Detects


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Commercialization of ILI Technology Which Accurately Detects
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Diakont's new prototype multi-channel scanning electromagnetic acoustic transducer (MS-EMAT) technology will perform comprehensive remote in-line inspection of gas pipeline girth welds. The technology inspects for latent defects remaining from construction, and also for operational defects. The project will demonstrate and aid in commercialization of Diakont'sMS-EMAT sensor for inspection of pipelie girth welds. Anomalies detected will include: incomplete fusion, burn-through, slag inclusions, cracks, undercutting, excess reinforcement, porosity defects, and lack of penetration.

Contact Information
Johann Karkheck
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-2457


San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Design and testing of prototype pipeline inspection technology.

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