Magnetic Wall Loss In Plain English

Cover for Article EMI Wall Loss Detection In Plain English

Electromagnetic inspection (EMI) methods used to detect wall loss defects in ferrous oil field pipe are important to personnel safety at the wellhead.  These EMI techniques have become more common but possibly not well understood by inspection companies and the clients they serve.  Magnetic wall loss detection is a nondestructive testing method which uses a magnetic field to locate areas of the pipe body wall which are thinner than…

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