09 December 2015 a meeting of the Technical Council of Rosenergoatom Concern OJSC on materials science and metal control of equipment and pipelines was held at the Branch of the UOC RT (KO Bekasovo) of PJSC Rostelecom (Moscow Region, Naro-Fominsk, village d / o Bekasovo) NPP, where the department of «RadioTech» of JSC «Astyag» made a report «Modern methods of measuring residual stresses in the elements of equipment and pipelines of nuclear power plants» and presented a portable installation for measuring mechanical stresses in polycrystals by the method of X-ray diffraction «NERKA-1».
On March 2-4, 2016 at the Expocentre Fairgrounds on Krasnaya Presnya (Moscow), the largest annual Forum of Non-Destructive Testing Means and Technologies NDT Territory — 2016 took place.
Meeting with representatives of the welding control department of KINEF LLC
August 29, 2016 a meeting of representatives of the welding control department of KINEF LLC was held in Kirishi, Leningrad Region, within which the team of RadiaTech LLC demonstrated the capabilities of the new modern automated BARS system,
designed for X-ray inspection of welded joints of pipelines of various diameters.
Climatic tests of the BARS system
In the period from October 12 to October 14, 2016 at NP «SIC» a number of checks were carried out in the temperature and climatic chambers of the filmless automated X-ray system «BARS». The test was carried out on:
Participation in the international exhibition NDT Russia
On October 25, 2016 in Moscow, at the Crocus Expo IEC, the 16th International Exhibition NDT Russia was held — the most visited exhibition in the field of non-destructive testing and technical diagnostics in Russia. Читать далее «International exhibition NDT Russia 2016»
Meeting with representatives of welding control
On November 22, 2016, a meeting was held at the industrial base in the village of Taytsy of Lengazspetsstroy JSC, at which the RaDiaTech team demonstrated the capabilities of equipment for industrial non-destructive testing — the BARS automated system.
Research of the «NERKA» system on a tensile testing machine in cooperation with Polytech
March 28, 2017, the company «RaDiaTech» together with the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University named after Peter the Great, conducted a number of studies using a non-destructive X-ray crystal-diffraction analyzer «NERKA» of the stress-strain state of a steel sample under tension on an INSTRON tensile testing machine.
Tests on the Power of Siberia gas trunkline
April 18-21, 2017 pos. Magdagachi of the Amur Region, field tests of the BARS system were carried out with the testing laboratory of OOO SSK Gazregion at the facility: Main gas pipeline Power of Siberia Stage 2.7. KS-6 «Skovorodinskaya» — KS-7 «Sivakinskaya» on pipes Ø 1420 x 21.7 mm.
Working trip to the non-destructive testing laboratory of PJSC «Surgutneftegas»
On May 25 and 26, 2017, a working trip of the specialists of the company «RaDiaTech» to the city of Surgut to the production service base of the UPTK SMT-2 of OJSC «Surgutneftegas» took place.
Tests of the BARS system on the basis of the laboratory for the quality of welded joints
OOO Gazprom transgaz Krasnodar
August 22, 2017 at prom. The Smolenskoye site, Gazprom Transgaz Krasnodar, a branch of the Yablonovskoye Department of Emergency Recovery Operations, tested the BARS system with panoramic and frontal methods of scanning welded seams in pipelines.
During the tests, the following positive aspects of using the BARS system were noted:
Possibility of using the radioactive isotope Se-75;
Prompt setting of exposure modes;
The ability to control the quality of the resulting image on the monitor screen in real time;
Possibility of radiographic inspection of «hot» joints, including layer-by-layer inspection.
You can view the test results here.