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Measurement and monitoring of corrosion under insulation using passive LF RFID

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Mohammed Alamin, Professor Gui Yun TianORCiD


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In this study we demonstrate the use of passive low frequency RFID tags as sensors to monitor the progression of corrosion under insulation (CUI). The tags are attached to the surface of two mild steel pipes before being covered by 50mm thick calcium silicate insulation. The pipes are then put through heating and cooling cycles with addition of NaCl solution to accelerate the development of corrosion. Daily measurements are taken over a period of 40 days. The results demonstrate the potential of using passive RFID sensors for the monitoring of CUI under realistic conditions. The challenges and limitations of using RFID tags for CUI are also discussed. © (2013) by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing. All rights reserved.

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Author(s): Alamin M, Tian GY, Andrews A, Jackson P

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 52nd Annual Conference of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing 2013, NDT 2013

Year of Conference: 2013

Pages: 190-197

Publisher: British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

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ISBN: 9781629939933