Archive for May, 2012

It Wont Get Far

May 23, 2012 1 comment

Cracked wheel hub on mobile crane. Detected Visually, confirmed with Magnetic Particle.

Crack in Mobile Crane Wheel Hub


Hidden Tank Corrosion

May 23, 2012 1 comment

Significant tank corrosion caused by the buildup of debris below stair landing.

Before Debris Removal



After Debris Removal

May Not Pass 10 Year Hydro

May 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Gas Cylinder

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You Can Stop Digging Any Time Now

May 23, 2012 Leave a comment

A photo showing extensive cracking in the dipper handle of a P&H 4100 Shovel.

If you look closely you will also see significant cracking at the base of the boom.

General View of Crack

Side View

Underside View

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Interesting Orientation

May 22, 2012 1 comment

The following images show a crack in a Marion 8050 Dragline Boom Lacing.

The crack was initially detected visually and confirmed with Magnetic Particle Inspection.

Crack Visually Detected

Crack Confirmed With MPI

Radiography Exposure and Setup Calculator

May 21, 2012 Leave a comment



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Categories: Radiography