DETECTION OF BASE SEAMS IN INLAID RAILS

A description of a test apparatus that has made possible the detection of rolling mill defects in the seams, located at the base of new rails, installed less than 2 yrs is presented. A semi-automated ultrasonic rail test car, operated at 5 km/hr, is demonstrated.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This abstract is also contained in "A Bibliography on the Design and Performance of Rail Track Structures", September 1974, RRIS #072794, which was prepared for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society for Nondestructive Testing

    704 47th Street
    Los Alamos, NM  United States  87544
  • Authors:
    • Veniza, G E
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 37-46
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072818
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Session H, Rept. 4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM