Broadband Electromagnetic Technology Sensor to Assess Ferrous Pipes without Removing Coatings in Both Traditional and Keyhole Excavations

The objective of the project is to enhance and evaluate a portable, cost effective, and reliable direct-assessment tool capable of detecting metal loss, pits, and cracks in ferrous pipes that does not require the removal of pipe coatings, and has the ability to be used through keyhole and traditional excavations.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $293403.00
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Kieba, Max

  • Performing Organizations:

    Operations Technology Development NFP

    1700 South Mount Prospect Road
    Des Plaines, IL  United States  60018
  • Principal Investigators:

    Droessler, Maureen

  • Start Date: 20080815
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20111212
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35235

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01492462
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-08-T-000024
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 10 2013 1:00AM