Remote Nondestructive Testing of Unpiggable Pipelines

since 1999
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Feature Comparison with Other Diagnostics Methods

Here's how MTM fares in comparison to other pipeline testing methods:

Comparison with ultrasonic pipeline diagnostics and in-line inspection:

Defects or damages of underground pipeline Ultrasonic diagnostics In-line inspection MTM Technology
External corrosion +/- + +
Internal corrosion +/- + +
Fatigue cracks and SCC +/- + +
Insulation damage - - +
Manufacturing defects +/- + +
Land slides - - +
Leakages - - -
Illegal incuts - +/- +/-
Third-party damage - - -

Legend:

- Method is not effective +/- Method is not effective enough or technological enough + Method is effective

To see feature comparison with more methods please click on the image below:

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