A type of non-destructive evaluationThe use of various inspection and assessment techniques to evaluate the condition, integrity, and performance of pipelines without causing damage or requiring t… used on inline inspection (ILI) technologyA class of inspection methodologies (e.g., electromagnetic acoustic transducer, magnetic flux leakage (MFL), ultrasonic, etc.) used to assess the internal con… in which a magnetic field is induced in the pipe wall to detectTo sense or obtain a measurable indication from a feature.
, classifyTo identify the cause of an inspection indication (e.g., anomaly, non-relevant indication, feature, or component)., and characterizeTo assign characteristics to a pipeline anomaly or feature based on its classification. anomalies. MFLA type of non-destructive evaluation used on inline inspection (ILI) technology in which a magnetic field is induced in the pipe wall to detect, classify, and c… is a not able to provide direct depth sizing of metal lossRefers to the reduction in material thickness or cross-sectional area of a pipe due to corrosion, erosion, or other forms of degradation. features.