INTERIM REPORT ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF BLUNT FLAWS IN PIPELINE GIRTH WELDS

Experiments are being performed to determine if slag, porosity or arc strikes are significant contributors to brittle fracture of pipeline girth welds.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored in part by Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. Office of Pipeline Safety Operations. Pub. in Proceedings of International Conference on Pipeline and Energy Plant Piping, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, November 10-13, 1980, 8p.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Bureau of Standards

    Gaithersburg, MD  USA 

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Kasen, M B
    • Mikesell, R P
  • Publication Date: 1980

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00328858
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NBS56211420
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 15 2003 12:00AM