Programme 14 September 2020

 



Monday 14 September 2020
09.25-
09.30

Welcome and introduction

D Gilbert
CEO of BINDT

09.30-
10.00

Opening Plenary Paper – Roy Sharpe Prize Lecture: Mathematical-numerical modelling approaches to enhance the performance of ultrasonic NDT

Dr M Spies
Baker Hughes – Process & Pipeline Services
Chair: J Hansen
 Session 1A – Electromagnetics Part 1

Chair: Professor P Charlton
10.00-
10.15

[1A1] Eddy current defect characterisation using a parametric manifold approach

R Hughes and B Drinkwater
University of Bristol, UK 
10.15-
10.30

[1A2] High-voltage control of dielectric coatings thickness

V A Syasko and A S Musikhin
Constanta Ltd, Russian Federation 
10.30-
10.45

[1A3] Electromagnetic guided radar (EMGR) for online monitoring of corrosion under insulation (CUI)

P Sharmaa1, C Ennaceur1 and H Yeung2
1Corrosion RADAR Ltd, UK
2Cranfield University, UK 
10.45-
10.55

Ten-minute comfort break 
10.55-
11.10

[1A4] Non-destructive determination of the magnetic properties of ferritic steel strip and plate products

A T Regan1, J W Wilson1, N H Bonadeo2 and A J Peyton1
1University of Manchester, UK
2Tenaris, Argentina 
11.10-
11.30

Technical question & answer session
11.30-
12.20

Exhibitors’ industry session
Chair: M Freeman

11.30-11.40 – Eddy current array in lieu of MT and PT, P Hillman, Zetec
11.40-11.50 – MPI benches, the issues with thyristor-generated waveforms and the AS ring test, P Burrows, Baugh & Weedon, UK
11.50-12.00 – Together for a safer world: a guide to Magnaflux NDT products, R Daniels, Magnaflux, UK
12.00-12.10 – Advantages of digital radiography and computed tomography in comparison to film, R Price, North Star Imaging, UK
12.10-12.20 – CT scanning in large envelope system, A Mathers, Nikon Metrology, UK 
12.20-
12.30

Industry question & answer session 
12.30-
13.30

Lunch break
13.30-
13.50

Plenary Paper – CDT talk, NDE doctoral training – engineers for the future

B Drinkwater
RCNDE
Chair: Professor K Newton
 Session 2A – Electromagnetics Part 2

Chair: Professor M Missous
13.50-
14.05

[2A1] RCNDE CDT paper: Optimising pitch of sensors used in 1D arrays for magnetic flux leakage imaging systems

R Murshudov, J Watson, C W Liang, J Sexton and M Missous
University of Manchester, UK 
14.05-
14.20

[2A2] RCNDE CDT paper: Optimisation of inspection parameters for low-power magnetic flux leakage imaging systems

J Watson, C W Liang, J Sexton and M Missous
University of Manchester, UK 
14.20-
14.30

Ten-minute comfort break 
14.30-
14.45

[2A3] RCNDE CDT paper: Electromagnetic non-destructive testing of the graphite cores of advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs)

J Hampton1, H Tesfalem1, A Fletcher1, A Peyton1 and M Brown2
1University of Manchester, UK
2EDF, UK 
14.45-
15.00

[2A4] Factors affecting in-line eddy current testing of automated carbon fibre placement

R Hughes
University of Bristol, UK
 
15.00-
15.20

Technical question & answer session 
15.20
Webinar close for the day 

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