PROCESS: ELECTRO-MAGNETIC INSPECTION (EMI)
EMI 1 inspection method is applied to drill pipe tubes. It involves full length scanning (excluding upsets) of drill pipe tubes using the longitudinal field (transverse flaw) buddy type unit. Evaluation includes flaws such as fatigue cracks, corrosion, pits, cuts, gouges, and other damage that exceed the specified acceptance limits.
Necessary equipment includes: