Improving Joint Integrity and Assessment for Non-Metallic Materials

The objective of the proposed project is to expand an ongoing industry project to develop inspection technology for an automated butt fusion inspection instrument to a technology that will inspect any heat fusion or electro-fusion joint such as socket, saddle, elbow, tee, and service line joints.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $436295.00
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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:

    Merritt, James

  • Performing Organizations:

    Gas Technology Institute

    1700 South Mount Prospect Road
    Des Plaines, IL  United States  60107
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kothari, Kiran

  • Start Date: 20070801
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20090730
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35337

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01493743
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-07-T-000001
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 21 2013 1:00AM