Defects identification of the main gas pipelines
Keywords:analysis of recommendations for the repair, in-line diagnostics, management system of gas pipeline integrity, optimization of defects repairs, replacement and strengthening of hazardous areas, technical diagnostics of gas pipelines, technical monitoring and non-destructive testing
This paper describes a typical case of diagnosing and determining the causes of the formating of longitudinal cracks on the outer surface of the pipe, analyzes the current state of diagnosis of main gas pipelines. There is shown the importance of timely and correct response to diagnostic results. There is considered the experience in carrying out measures to optimize the repair processes of main gas pipelines by clearly establishing the timing of both evaluating the results of internal pipe diagnostics and the formating of repair plans, substantiating the criteria for choosing defects for repair and establishing a unified approach to the
process, including technical documentation.
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