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Automated Ultrasonic Safety Inspection of Food Silos and Road Tankers (AFM 151) - FT0511

Description
To investigate, develop and trial an automated ultrasonic based technology which will enable the examination of the walls of stainless steel food tanks and silos (under operating conditions) for cracks and incipient flaws.
Project Documents
• Abstract : Automated Ultrasonic Safety Inspection of Food Silos and Road Tankers   (24k)
• Abstract : No final report   (26k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2002

Cost: £382,600
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Pera Innovation Ltd, Peak NDT Ltd, University - Bath, Monitor NDT, Express Dairies Ltd, A and R Electronic Developments Ltd, RTS Advanced Robotics Ltd, i2R Ltd
Keywords
Dairy              
Distribution              
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Manufacturing Efficiency              
Storage              
Ultrasonics              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain